We’ve learned that the relationship determines the resemblance: is it fair to expect a couple blue-eyed blondes have the same blonde kid with eyes of heavenly color. However, the nature of the known and far more intricate family ties. Quite often, ties of blood unite the species, do not resemble each other neither in outward appearance nor the way of life. Introducing animals that you would never have thought that they were siblings.
Already for anybody not a secret that whales and dolphins, although looks very similar to fish, are mammals. They breathe air, feed their young milk, and their tails are fused hind limbs. It is not surprising that scientists have searched for the ancestors of cetaceans among land animals. For a long time it was believed that their ancestors were mezonigie is curious of the extinct mammals that unites the signs of carnivores (eat meat) and ungulates (instead of feet had hooves). However, recently it was revealed that the closest relatives of whales and dolphins are hippos the representatives of the group of ungulates that includes pigs, camels, giraffes and deer. As shown by genetic analysis that whales and hippos there is a common ancestor that lived 50-60 million years ago. The degree rodstvenikam great that it was even proposed to create a common squad cytopathicity.
As you know, “born to crawl — can not fly”. But for nature there are no rules. Albatrosses and petrels — the true kings of the sky. Continue reading
In the Rostov region began spring vaccination of domestic animals. Inoculation on year ensures, in particular, protection against rabies, vectors of which are foxes. The recent cases were reported in two districts of the region.
Visit the team of veterinarians takes no more than 15 minutes. Routine vaccinations for animals in the Rostov region are doing right at home. So no four-legged inhabitant of the backyard will not avoid unpleasant, but necessary procedure. Nelly Linchuk such rounds am glad, otherwise she would have to wage a veterenarnaja station all his flock, according to the “TV Center” .
One vaccination guarantees the animal for a whole year protection from anthrax, plague, leptospirosis and the most common disease is rabies.
“On site there have been outbreaks of rabies, laboratory research, it was confirmed. But a lesion is localized. All dangerous diseases, transmitted from animals to humans. Therefore, fighting with them,” said the paramedic Oleg Fedoryshyn. Continue reading
Rabies vaccination does not guarantee complete safety of your pet, as dogs and cats carry more than 30 types of bacteria that cause dangerous infections, among which are Staphylococcus aureus MRSA. Delayed after being bitten by a visit to the emergency room is fraught with abscess, osteomyelitis, and even sepsis with lethal outcome.
Modern dog appeared about 15 thousand years ago in territory of modern China as a result of domestication of the wolf. Cats began to share their warmth and purrs with people about 9.5 thousand years ago in Cyprus, ruthlessly exterminating rats and mice, carriers of dangerous infections and just ruiners of the economy.
But even the most devoted and the most well-groomed pet can give its owner a nasty surprise.
Richard Hilaire from the University of South Florida and his colleagues have described more than 30 kinds of various infections that can keep Pets.
Despite the ever-increasing number of different exotic and unusual Pets just like crocodiles, goannas, rats and mice, the main volume among bitten and scratched still be owners of cats and dogs. This is approximately 1% of all cases obrasheniya the emergency room. Only in Moscow for a year “victims” like a stray and domestic dogs are about 30 thousand people, which amounts to 80% of all cases of animal attacks on humans (except, of course, attack the people themselves on people). Continue reading