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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

Animals from the cities go to the country

The holiday season is a wonderful time not only for us but for our Pets – cats and dogs. They get unlimited freedom, the joy together with us stay in nature and, like us, with nostalgia, this delightful period in the winter. Believe me, they are waiting for it again no less than we are.

Pets are equal members of the family and the attitude towards them, sometimes, is the same as for loved ones. Their health and mood is important for us not less, than ours. To ensure that our Pets remain cheerful and active throughout the summer season, we want to give you some advice of a veterinarian. Here are some points that you need to pay attention.

Deworming

Vaccination

Long and safe protection from fleas ticks

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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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The ranking of the most intelligent animals of our planet
Often people underestimate the intellectual ability of our smaller brethren. However, various experiments and tests have proved that animals can surprise us, and how! We offer to your attention the…

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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…

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