After the Kill
After the Kill
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Annotation: Examines the way of life on the plains of East Africa as a lioness attacks a zebra and the pride, vultures, and other scavengers feast on it.
Catalog Number: #4998952
Format: Library Binding
Common Core/STEAM: Common Core Common Core
Copyright Date: 2011
Edition Date: 2011
Illustrator: Stock, Catherine,
Pages: 32
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-570-91743-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-570-91743-1
Dewey: 591.5
LCCN: 2010007524
Dimensions: 23 x 29 cm.
Language: English
Reviewing Agencies:
Horn Book (Sun Apr 01 00:00:00 CDT 2012)
Kirkus Reviews
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
Word Count: 1,091
Reading Level: 5.0
Interest Level: 1-4
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 5.0 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 143783 / grade: Lower Grades
Reading Counts!: reading level:7.3 / points:3.0 / quiz:Q53793
Lexile: 980L
Guided Reading Level: Q

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.