Wolfsnail: a backyard predator

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Publisher:
Boyds Mills Press,
Pub. Date:
[2008]
Language:
English
Description
The wolfsnail hunts its prey: other snails. This true tale of horror begins in the leaf litter beside a quaint porch in Jackson, Mississippi. The wolfsnail is on the prowl. Big, strong, and fast (for a snail), the wolfsnail has a taste for meat. In some areas, it is called the cannibal snail. It has earned the name. Soon, the predator finds the slime trail of a smaller snail and follows the path toward its prey. When the chase ends and the dramatic feast is done, nothing remains of the smaller snail but an empty shell. This photographic story, a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book, of a day in the life of a wolfsnail offers a unique and dramatic introduction to the food chain. Young readers will be fascinated by this little-known predator and the impact it has had on habitats where it does not belong.
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ISBN:
9781590785546
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 4.4, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
540L
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Last Grouping Update 2018-10-03 04:49:02AM
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subject_facet Rosy wolfsnail -- Juvenile literature
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