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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

Exotic Pets

However, if You -happy owner of a turtle . leave the illusions — her boss is absolutely not interested. Her are only interested in the dandelions You plucked for her from the lawn. Once the turtles were exotic, now valued mainly for its ruggedness. To date, the most affordable and easy to content exotic animal is a Madagascar cockroach . This cockroach reaches 10 centimetres in length. If you poke it with a stick, will Express their displeasure with a loud hiss. This native of Madagascar is particularly popular among young people. They drop giants on the table to bad teachers. It is unknown who was more frightened — the teacher or the cockroach the poor cockroach. They say the normal cockroaches do not cherish family affection for their fellow man. Quite the contrary — they quickly leave the apartment, after learning about his appearance. Honestly, the Madagascar cockroach is an animal lover.

Those who like animals, touching to a shriek, employees of pet stores advise you to purchase a chinchilla . Chinchilla — furred creature with shiny round eyes and a fluffy tail. Very sociable and curious rodent. Unlike his fellow hamster, had a genuine sympathy for the man. Continue reading

Infectious diseases in domestic animals
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The most intelligent dog breeds
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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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