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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

10 very rare dog breeds

Decided to make a list of 10 very rare dog breeds in the World. Some breeds of dogs it is impossible to meet on the street or at a dog show, and can only be seen in the Photo or in zoos, so they are rare.

Very old miniature dog breed, originally from Scotland. These little shaggy dogs barely reach the weight of 10 kg, and the height at the withers 20 cm But despite their mini size, this dog is brave and loyal. In the formation of the breed took part ancient Scottish Terriers, Bedlington and taxes. Unfortunately, this breed is on the verge of degeneration and even in their homeland these individuals not so much, so I made it to the list, as one of the very rare breeds of dogs.

A very ancient native breed of dogs, the first mention of it date back to 1267. Officially a water dog was registered in 1938 in Portugal, and quickly gained popularity. However, by the end of the 20th century, the breed almost ceased to exist as a species. Breed of dogs along with the owners emigrated to the countries: America, Europe, where at the moment the officially registered just over 600 individuals. All owners of Portuguese water dogs say that the dog is extremely friendly, playful, loves to swim, justifying its name, great bird hunters and swimmers. Very well saidanything about these dogs one of the breeders of this breed of Marilyn Rimmer. “These dogs are real clowns, they won’t be bored!” Continue reading

The training of the shepherd dog
Beautiful shepherd protectors and bodyguards, so it is often lead to protect. They are easily trained and managed. But just so the dog guard will not grow. It is necessary…

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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…

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Unusual Pets Kenyans
Hyenas in Africa began to tame since time immemorial. They are easily domashniaya, it is teachable and, most importantly, loyal to the owner. And betrayed no worse than dogs, and…

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