Recycling nutrients in the food web, keeping Earth clean, and preventing the spread of disease are three reasons why corpse-eating animals are important for the environment. This title examines the insects, mammals, and birds that eat carrion and the adaptations that allow them to do so safely. This book also includes a table of contents, fun facts, an Animal Spotlight special feature, quiz questions, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. This Focus Readers title is at the Beacon level, aligned to reading levels of grades 2-3 and interest levels of grades 3-5.
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