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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

Infectious diseases in domestic animals

Timely vaccination of Pets helps control the spread of communicable diseases. In recent years their number has decreased dramatically, but they need to be careful and to have information about the basic signs and symptoms. An infectious disease often difficult to distinguish from non-infectious because of the similarity of symptoms, but at the time to identify them – a matter of life and death. The most common infectious disease among animals is a plague, viral hepatitis, leptospirosis, parvovirus enteritis.

The most common infectious disease among dogs is canine distemper. This is a serious illness that is widespread, despite the abundance of drugs developed to combat it.

The plague can get sick from any animal regardless of age, living conditions, gender. The symptomatic manifestations of the disease are very diverse, as it can develop in various tissues and organs. An infected animal carries the virus and spreads it to all secretions. The spread of the virus is through the air, and the infection of the plague – respiratory infection.

The incubation period generally is on average 5 days. Clinical manifestations depend on degree of defeat of organism 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

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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Goats are undemanding and the most favorable
Among domestic animals goats are undemanding and the most profitable for farms. From them get milk, meat, feathers, wool (Moguer), hides, manure. Goat milk exceeds cow on the content of…

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In Kazakhstan, wild animals were endangered
As reported in regional Prosecutor's office, the population of wild animals in the area is decreasing at an alarming rate. While most animals die as a result of hunting. The…

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