What is a top predator?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179562

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Description

This informative and beautiful book looks at apex or top predators - animals that are not eaten by other animals in their habitats - and why these animals play a very important role in keeping food chains in balance. Students are introduced to the energy pyramid, which shows that there are fewer top predators than other animals and gives reasons why many of these animals are endangered. Humans, the most powerful top predators, are the biggest threat to these essential endangered animals.

Reading Level
Lexile
NC890L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
N
ATOS
5.4
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects Nature Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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