Horn Book (Sun Apr 01 00:00:00 CDT 2012)
National Science Teachers Association Outstanding Science Trade
Science Books and Films
School Library Journal (Fri Jul 01 00:00:00 CDT 2011)
Wilson's Children's Catalog
A hungry lioness attacks a grazing zebra on the plains of East Africa. She bites it in the throat. The zebra is dead. After the kill, the lioness and her pride rip the carcass open and eat. Vultures swoop in and fight over scraps of meat, and cunning jackals compete with bone-crushing hyenas for a piece of the feast. Life on the plain is a constant, dramatic struggle for survival between predator, prey, and scavenger.