How birds foretell rain
Feathered inhabitants of the globe can not only delight us with their beauty and wonderful singing. They are able to predict the rain. so much so that some weather forecasters…

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Kyrgyzstan – the birthplace of the mammoths?
The other day in Bishkek brought the remains of an ancient animal, who two weeks ago was found near lake Issyk-Kul. Now scientists need to answer: whose is actually the…

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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

Rainbow Bridge (Pets) is:

The story tells that the souls of dead Pets go, beyond Heaven, a Paradise where the green of the clearing. Once the animal is out there, they are healed of all ailments and wounds. There they all run and play together, lacking only in one-in their hot-favourite hosts. But the day comes when a pet and its owner meet by reuniting now forever, together go to Heaven, leaving the rainbow Bridge.

The authorship and history

Despite all the known stories worldwide, the author of the original poem are unknown. Online resource About considering most of the possible authors, which gave rise to this beautiful story:

Paul C. Dahm, a lawyer from the USA who wrote the poem in 1981, and later published in a 1998 book of the same name;

Dr. Wallace Sife, head of the Association of People Lost their Pets, whose poem All Pets Go to Heaven has been published on the Association’s and in the book The Loss of a Pet .

The first mention of the Rainbow Bridge to the Internet is considered to be a message in the newsgroup rec.pets.dogs. dated January 7, 1993, quoting an excerpt from the newsletter “Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League Newsletter” released in 1992. Continue reading