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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

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 – border collie . This dog is very frisky and hard-working, obedient and loyal, playful and responsible. Border collie bred as sporting and herding dogs, as they are easy to remember commands and quickly perform the task.

The poodle is a very smart dog, no wonder they so often take in the circus. However, they perfectly fulfill the role of a hunter or guard. All poodles are loyal and intelligent.

Shepherd – the most intelligent dog breeds, which are legendary. Their uncommon intelligence allows them to work in the emergency services, the army, the police. Dogs have a balanced temperament, they are calm and receptive to new circumstances.

A Golden Retriever enjoys the deserved love in the world. It is a dedicated friend, a reliable companion and a brave rescuer. Golden retrievers get along well with children. Continue reading

Top 10 most intelligent dog breeds

Dogs are truly man’s friends, who are able not only to faithfully look in eyes and wagging tail, but also to work, to entertain and even to share joy and sorrow. Since then, as the dog and man became friends, he brought a variety of breeds – from the small, like the Chihuahua, to the largest, which are considered Irish wolfhounds and other related breeds. Let’s see what dogs are considered the most intelligent.

10. The Australian cattle dog . This breed was developed by Australians who needed a reliable assistant for observations of huge flocks of sheep. This breed is known for its intelligence, ability to understand the owner perfectly, easy to train. These dogs are not just driven obedient sheep, they are able to cope with the stubborn – easily biting animals, they force them to go where indicates a shepherd.

The breed was developed relatively recently (19th century), and their ability widely used today. Note that this is a very active dog and Executive. Continue reading

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Fancy rats
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The most unusual Pets
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