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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

What diseases you can catch from Pets

This disease is called “fever dog”, although she was exposed to all mammals, including humans. Although in natural conditions are more often ill with leptospirosis of agricultural animals and rodents, “bad name” dogs was due to its extremely high susceptibility to leptospirosis. Animals of all breeds become infected by bathing and drinking from natural water bodies, so if you take your dog for a picnic on the river, you are at risk.

People may get infected through contact with water in which were bathing the infected animal, as well as with secretions ( saliva, urine) of diseased dogs. But from person to person leptospirosis is not transmitted. The disease seriously, more than half of the cases, patients go to the intensive care unit. Leptospira after aging affect the capillaries, liver, kidney, muscle, and among the possible complications of the lesion of the membranes of the eyes, paralysis, infectious-toxic shock.

The treatment of such diseases is protivoleptospirozny gamma globulin. antibiotics ( penicillin, tetracycline, aminoglycosides). In addition, doctors have to support the liver and help the patient to other drugs, depending on which organs were affected. 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

Goats are undemanding and the most favorable
Among domestic animals goats are undemanding and the most profitable for farms. From them get milk, meat, feathers, wool (Moguer), hides, manure. Goat milk exceeds cow on the content of…

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All Pets
Interesting fact: the Main habitat of the degu of Chile and the Andes mountains. The locals called this animal mountain squirrel, as most of these rodents live on the altitude…

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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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