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By Rebecca Hogue Wojahn

ISBN-10: 0761357149

ISBN-13: 9780761357148

Welcome to a Caribbean coral reef! As you snorkel simply offshore, you spot very good fish, waving sea anemones, diving turtlesmaybe even a prowling barracuda! The coral reef is filled with lifefrom coral polyps snagging plankton to a moray eel gobbling up a goby fish. Day and evening at the coral reef, the quest is directly to locate foodand to prevent changing into a person elses subsequent meal. All dwelling issues are hooked up to each other in a meals chain, from animal to animal, animal to plant, and plant to animal. What course will you are taking to keep on with the foodstuff chain throughout the coral reef?

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She keeps most of her body tucked away. The top of her moves gently in the waves. She opens her mouth wide, and her sharp teeth gleam. Then she closes her mouth. She opens and closes her mouth again and again. This is how she forces water past her gills so she can breathe. Suddenly, she lunges and snaps her jaws shut. An unlucky goby fish is trapped in her jaws. There’s little chance of escape. Already, the eel’s second set of jaws at the back of her throat have closed around the little fish. These jaws pull the fish down her long throat.

Monk seals dislike being around people. They will even leave their babies behind to die if they feel crowded by humans. People also hunted the monk seal for their meat, fur, and fat. While not officially extinct, the last time anyone saw one was in 1952. Their close relatives, the Hawaiian monk seals and the Mediterranean monk seals, may be next. The Hawaiian monk seal is the most endangered marine animal in the United States. The Mediterranean monk seal is on the critically endangered list. That means if something is not done to help them, they too will become extinct.

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