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Title:
Jungle
Author:
Greenaway, Theresa, 1947-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
London ; New York : Dorling Kindersley Education, 2000.

©1994
Physical Description:
63 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1150 Lexile.
Program Information:
Reading Counts RC 6-8 5.9 5 Quiz: 18183 Guided reading level: P.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780789458964

9780789458971

9780789466037
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Illus. with full-color photos. Meet remarkable denizens of the endangered rain forests--tarantulas that stalk birds, tiny antelopes that can leap nine feet in the air, a tribe of hone-loving pygmies, and others.  


Table of Contents

What is a rain forest?p. 6
Tropical rain forestsp. 8
At the topp. 10
Forest canopyp. 12
The forest floorp. 14
In the waterp. 16
Epiphytesp. 18
Climbersp. 20
Central American junglesp. 22
Sweet successp. 24
Seed dispersalp. 26
Dusk to dawnp. 28
South American junglesp. 30
Beside the waterp. 32
Hidden dangersp. 34
Nature's architectsp. 36
House and homep. 38
African junglesp. 40
Medicinesp. 42
Forest apesp. 44
Hunters and killersp. 46
Tropical Asiap. 48
Disguise and warningp. 50
Tricks and trapsp. 52
Flying highp. 54
Australasian rain forestsp. 56
Jungle producep. 58
Explorersp. 60
Under threatp. 62
Indexp. 64

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