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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

How did dog breeds over the last 100 years

Dogs live side by side with humans for 10 thousand years. And may we can only guess, who were our very first Pets, so one and a half centuries ago, to look we. In a relatively short period of time some of the rocks under the influence of man has changed beyond recognition.

English bulldog

Bulldog became more dense and chunky: chest became wider, legs shorter and thicker, the muzzle more flattened. On the skin appeared folds. Unfortunately, most modern bulldogs health problems, and they live on average just 6 and a quarter years.

Basset hound

Basset hound became much lower: the rear legs are now shorter, while the ears much lengthened. Muzzle and legs, was shorter, and the skin had more wrinkles.

The boxer

Boxers now shorter and turned up snout, slightly changed body proportions. Continue reading

Iguana – original pet

In recent years more and more popular are beginning to use these, at first glance, impregnable, but actually, very interesting and, in its own way, unique Pets, iguanas.

These thoughtful and proud reptiles benefit greatly to the usual dogs, cats and hamsters: because their wool does not have to constantly clean the furniture and coatings, they have virtually no smell, not emit sounds they don’t need to walk, besides, they do not cause allergies.

Plus, the man who dared to have and take care of such unusual Pets, can be called bold and creative, because it’s really, very original for our latitude. However, this reptile can live in your house a long and happy life, you need to know in advance how to care for your iguana, because, as it turns out, this is by far the easiest pet to the upbringing and maintenance in the home.

Only after you weigh the “pros” and “cons”, you can go for the purchase of the animal, because the iguanas, provided incorrect or insufficient care in captivity and fade quickly, in 2-3 years, die. Continue reading

How to care for Pets in winter?
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…

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"Feed SPb" – food for dogs and cats.
"Feed SPb" - is a specialized online store of animal feed and other products for your beloved Pets, as well as retail store, located at Zanevsky Prospekt 24/35. Here you…

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The most intelligent dog breeds
Dogs are intelligent Pets. But some of them are real "intellectuals". The smartest dog breed is border collie, German shepherd, Labrador, Golden Retriever and others. In the first place –…

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