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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 sources of natural radionuclides

Radionuclides affect all biological species regardless of their habitat and environment. But if the degree of exposure of wild animals applies to us only in part, the nuclides in the organism of domestic animals have the potential to become “property” of man.

The accumulation of radioactive substances in the body of a pet.

The main way that radioactive substances enter into the body of a pet is contaminated food and water. It is not excluded the penetration of radionuclides through the respiratory system and skin. The rate of accumulation of radioactive substances and their transition into their milk, meat, eggs and derived products depends on several factors:

the type, age and functional status of the animal;

physical and chemical properties of the radionuclide;

the time and intensity of exposure. Continue reading

Care and maintenance of decorative birds

Feeding . In almost every feed the birds to the normal diet would be good to add grated vegetables mixed with crushed wheat biscuits, fresh greens (young leaves of lettuce, sprouts oats, sa, Canary seed). They can specially be grown in flower pots in the winter. You should remember that the green onion for birds is not only harmful, but also dangerous. Birds love to clean and sharpen your beak on a sugar cube wedged between the bars of the cage. for these purposes, you can use a dry crust of whole wheat bread.

It is useful to periodically pour into the cell a pinch of salt, finely ground eggshell, crushed charcoal, and 2-3 times a month to add to the drinking bird a few drops of diluted potassium permanganate. Poultry fed water only at room temperature. To fill the drinker right from the tap should not be.

Cleaning the cells . During cleaning pull the bottom of the cage should be removed, clean sand, debris, discharge, wipe and allow to dry. Simultaneously push or take out the feeder, cleaned it from the husk of the seed and replenish fresh food. Water bottle washed and filled with water. At least 1 time per month required full cleaning of the cage. At this time a bird transplanted into the spare cage. Continue reading

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