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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 animals become victims of human vanity first

Someone gets such pupils to stand out and to pass for the original, someone gets them as a gift, but the result is often alone and very sad. Read more ”

Someone gets such pupils to stand out and to pass for the original, someone gets them as a gift, but the result is often alone and very sad. When the owners understand that taking care of a pet requires a lot of effort, the animals are in the truest sense of the word in a landfill.

Someone gets such pupils to stand out and to pass for the original, someone gets them as a gift, but the result is often alone and very sad. When the owners understand that taking care of a pet requires a lot of effort, the animals are in the truest sense of the word in a landfill.

Lynx Cooking often changes the temper justice with mercy, growling at the weasel. Fearsome temper – sledstvennogo treatment. The previous owner didn’t know how to properly feed the animal. As a result – problems with bones. So serious that the lynx almost stopped walking when she was brought to a local station of young naturalists. The vet Olga Danilova Cook took home and literally went out. Continue reading

The smartest animals on the planet

We humans think we are the smartest. We have complex language, we know how to build skyscrapers and museums that exhibit his achievements. The reverse side of our intelligence is the invention of bombs, but let’s not talk today about the sad. However, the more we learn about the animal world, the better we understand that and our neighbors on the planet is also very, very not stupid.

Cognitive abilities of chimpanzees and other primates has long been appreciated, but for the Einsteins among other fauna a lot.

Pigs are perhaps the smartest Pets on the planet. The level of intelligence they can be compared to cats and dogs, but by the ability to solve complex problems, they are markedly superior to balls and Barsik. So pigs can easily understand how the mirror, and begin to study reflected the reality on the subject of food. While the researchers can’t say you see the pig in the mirror they see themselves, and whether you can supply them in a par with monkeys, dolphins and other species that have successfully passed the test for self-identification. Continue reading

The pros and cons of the content of rodents
To have or not a rodent is an issue that requires a responsible approach and specific knowledge about the behavior, content, caring for a pet. This article talks about the…

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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,…

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Earn on pet sitting
The dream of having for themselves a pet is always relevant. But a desire is not enough. Especially worried about busy people do not have the opportunity to spend the…

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