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The weaver and the widow

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

Castration and sterilization of Pets

The problem of street animals exist in many major cities around the world and depends on legislative and administrative systems, regulating the number of animals. Today more and more people would castrate and sterilize their Pets. Why?

Because people have discovered many benefits of the content of the spayed or neutered animal in the conditions of city apartment. Taking home a small puppy or kitten, the owners do not think about the fact that over time the animal will grow, and after reaching sexual maturity the character of a pet is subject to change. This article highlights the benefits and answers commonly asked questions regarding castration and sterilization.

Program sterilization – a method of controlling the number of outdoor and wildlife, aimed at reducing their numbers. Castration and neutering are operations undertaken for the purpose of regulation of birth rate (to put it simply, the beast make up so he can’t breed). A neutered animal is deprived of sex hormones and his behavior is not subordinated to procreation. A dog or cat, usually, or anything besides food, play and sleep are not interested. Continue reading

The control of animal diseases
Prevention of animal diseases has been a dominant value in veterinary medicine. All Pets are exposed to constant threat from bacteria and viruses. Affects of health and environmental conditions, which…

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10 very rare dog breeds
Decided to make a list of 10 very rare dog breeds in the World. Some breeds of dogs it is impossible to meet on the street or at a dog…

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All about hair shedding and Guinea pigs
Guinea pig – cute decorative rodent. They are valued for their attractive appearance and low maintenance. But sometimes it happens that their fur ceases to be soft and beautiful, and…

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