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
If you have been thinking which one of Pets to have a parrot, cat or dog, think carefully. Perhaps you will satisfy the most unusual Pets from around the world?
Here is the list who prefer to have at home people from different countries.
Imagine a giant rat with a fluffy fur, the size of a small dog. Such an animal called a wombat . and with pleasure keep in your own home Australians. Wombats are very attached to their owners, constantly chasing their tail. However, it is worth to mention one significant drawback, if you are going to buy at the nearest pet market wombat: at night these marsupials behaving restlessly, digging holes, and can’t sleep.
Americans love insects. Especially those who are not immediately able to detect the curious guests. For example, the giant walking stick is ideal for this role. It is not much different from conventional branches, the length of the insect is 10-15 centimeters. It’s hard to believe, but the stick insects recognize their owners and are well versed in the house. Continue reading
We humans think we are the smartest. We have complex language, we know how to build skyscrapers and museums that exhibit his achievements. The reverse side of our intelligence is the invention of bombs, but let’s not talk today about the sad. However, the more we learn about the animal world, the better we understand that and our neighbors on the planet is also very, very not stupid.
Cognitive abilities of chimpanzees and other primates has long been appreciated, but for the Einsteins among other fauna a lot.
Pigs are perhaps the smartest Pets on the planet. The level of intelligence they can be compared to cats and dogs, but by the ability to solve complex problems, they are markedly superior to balls and Barsik. So pigs can easily understand how the mirror, and begin to study reflected the reality on the subject of food. While the researchers can’t say you see the pig in the mirror they see themselves, and whether you can supply them in a par with monkeys, dolphins and other species that have successfully passed the test for self-identification. Continue reading