TITLE

What's in a Rain-Forest Tree?

PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 1;Apr2003, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the plants and animals found in kapok rain-forest tree in Costa Rica. Ability of a margay cat to hunt rats in the tree; Benefits of the tree to poison dart frogs; Orchids found on tree branches.
ACCESSION #
9374340

 

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