15 exotic animals, that may be your pets
To have a pet is a very important step, to which many refer as to buy another article of clothing. But in vain. Because the animal becomes a full member…

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Houseplants that are dangerous to the health of humans and animals
Unhealthy plants.As we know, indoor plants decorate the interior, clean and humidify the air and create comfort in the house and in a good mood. Seemingly solid pros. But before…

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Cat breeds

Believe it or not, but a long time ago in one of the monasteries of Ancient Burma (now Myanmar) was an amazing event.

According to legend, the robbers attacked the Church and wanted to steal the stored gold-plated statue of the goddess Tsun Huangze. The robbers almost won, when suddenly there was a loud scream that came from the favorite of the deceased elders of the local monks — the cat Sinha, who was sitting on the head of his master.

Large, weighing about 10-15 pounds, with long hair on the abdomen and the back, but almost shorthaired at the front, with tassels on the ears and a soft, inaudible tread – such a description rather evokes associations with a wild cat or reed cat, but not with a pet. However, it is still cats, great Pets cats breeds Maine Coon, or, as they are called Maine Coon cats.

These animals are exceptionally friendly disposition, very hardy and very active, I love to play different games and also get along well with children. Continue reading

Animals that you never would have thought they were relatives.

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

The biggest cat in the world

The cat is now one of the most popular Pets. The so-called animal companion. Once thought that the domestic cat is a separate species. In fact, this predator, is a mammal of the cat family. Now familiar to all of us the cat is considered as a subspecies of forest cat. It was domesticated about 10 thousand years ago. According to some data, today, worldwide, there are about 600 million pet cats. They all belong to one of 256 species. This long-haired (Persian cat) and a fully bald (Sphynx). And all so different.

Cats grow all different. Relating to size. The smallest cat breed Singapore. An adult animal reaches 2 pounds of weight. By the way, they entered in the Guinness Book of records as the smallest. But for the title the barley house cat fighting two breeds. This is Asher and Maine Coon (Maine Coon cat). For a long time the Maine Coon held the palm. Mature males of this breed can weigh up to 10 pounds. And externally the animal looks like a lynx, he has the same ear tufts and tiger feet. There are similarities and Ocheretyany kit. However, unlike wild cousins, the Maine Coon is quite friendly. Continue reading