Almost all of weaverbirds and 68 species live in Africa. Only few of them live in South Asia, Madagascar and southern Arabia. Many of them are similar to sparrows, but painted bright and colorful. Perhaps, none of the birds had not mastered this art of weaving nests, as weaverbirds. It is “weaving”, even knitting a specific pattern. Fiber, picked at random from plants, bird several times passes via the fingers into a loop and then takes the bill to the end of the “rope” and firmly tighten the loop.
These weaverbirds weave nests of males. Females only finish the interior of the house finished lining spherical “floor” soft materials and under the roof weave “ceiling” —apparently, additional protection (insulation) from the tropical sun. Each male weaves the nest for several females, and then leaves them, giving themselves to sit and feed in a cozy house offspring. Living in the savannas of the weaverbirds nests in trees in large colonies — up to a hundred nests on a single acacia or baobab tree.’ Each hanging on the end of the branch, and from a distance they all look like large fruits. Continue reading
In accordance with the Decree of the Ministry of economy of the Republic of Belarus dated 26.10.2012 N 90 “on tariffs for the carriage of passengers and Luggage by railway transport in urban, regional and interregional lines and making addenda to decree of the Ministry of economy of the Republic of Belarus of 12 may 2011 N 73”:
17. Fee for transportation of large breed dogs, small Pets and birds in carriages with numbered seats (except cars ST) is levied on each place or thing as for 20 kg of Luggage.
Fee for transportation of small animals and birds in cars with unnumbered seats will be charged from each place or thing in the amount of 50 percent of the full cost of the travel document (ticket) to the destination of the passenger.
71. Transportation in trains with numbered seats small Pets and birds is allowed in all cars (except sleeping (SV) and superior carriages) in the presence of a veterinary certificate or veterinary certificate and payment in accordance with Zakonodatelstva Belarus. Continue reading
The pet care in winter has its own characteristics that must be known to every owner. About how to prepare animals for the winter, and about all the intricacies of caring for them in the cold season, read the article.
Features of the care of domestic dogs depends on the breed of dog. So the most resistant to cold are longhaired and some shorthaired large breed. Much worse than the cold is transferred to small rocks or smooth. In that case, when you are going for a walk, when the external air temperature of -10°C, be sure to take care of special clothes for walking your pet. It can be warm jackets or a blanket (a Cape that covers the back and edges). This is enough to prevent overcooling of the internal organs.
After the walk, it is necessary to warm the feet of the dog, and clean the pads on the feet from unwanted dirt. It is enough to wash feet with lukewarm water. Additionally, you can clear the belly wool.
But as for the question of whether to your pet to buy special shoes to feet, the answer is no. Don’t do it, because animals lose coordination of movement due to the fact that it is simply in their way. Continue reading