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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

Why do people have Pets?

The most important advantage over conventional animal toy – it’s alive. Goes, plays, does all kinds of unpredictable actions. For the baby pet becomes companion and friend. You can play with him, to talk, to share their joys and sorrows, who do not see or understand the adults busy with their “boring” things. This is especially noticeable friendship at the closed and unsociable children, deprived of the attention of peers and parents. Animals brighten their loneliness, be the an outlet that relieves stress and negativity, the diversity of life.

Medical studies have shown that the presence of Pets increases the stress, normalizes blood pressure, reduces the postoperative recovery period. Many people have Pets, going on about fashion trends or trying to stand out by the presence of the representative of the exotic “foreign” fauna. Typically this leads to negative result in mind, a wrong choice of animal and the errors in its content. In addition, the majority of sellers are not able to give the right advice when selling. Deciding to have a pet, you need to clearly decide for yourself what You expect from it. Of course, to have a home to live corner of nature is good. But it is necessary to correlate desires and possibilities. Not every animal can normally exist in the proposed conditions. Continue reading

Animal sounds for kids

Throughout his growing up a small child undergoes different stages of development. Instead comes the cry meaningful of goo and later and babbling. So the child tries to imitate the speech of parents and other adults who surround him.

But at first the child is very hard to pronounce complex flowery phrases parents. Sometimes it’s just for adults it develops into one long and incomprehensible string of sounds.

That is why from a young age when a child can already distinguish between individual sounds, parents should try to convey to crumbs sounds in a simplified form that is most understandable to them.

At an early stage of development of the animal sounds for kids is a great educational tool. They are to be read in a singsong voice with a clear emphasis and stretch the vowels. So the child is easier to perceive sound and, most importantly, to try to reproduce.

Doctors pediatricians and neurologists agree that as soon as the child begins to babble and interested in the environment, parents need not to miss this period. Continue reading

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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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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Decorative dog breed
Professional handlers, as well as all those who are simply well versed in dogs, know that there are dogs and "dogs". To include the last dogs of decorative breeds —…

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