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
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 should learn at them. No wonder there are a lot people’s will and Proverbs about the weather-related behavior of the birds.
Our ancestors had no Internet, no TV with the weather forecast, so they had to observe nature and its inhabitants, they succeeded. Modern climatology, with good technical and research base also does not ignore the “predictions” of birds, and finds scientific confirmation of national signs.
Why birds can predict the rain?
Birds have a very well developed senses, so they can not only perfectly oriented in space, but also to catch the slightest changes in atmospheric pressure, humidity and temperature of the air, to feel the weakening of solar radiation and the decrease in light when the first clouds before the rain .
Birds are sensitive to changes in the electric field before thunder storm and rain. All birds feel that people can notice, carefully observing them.
“Birds are the barometers” predicting rain:
Perhaps the most famous signs: swallows fly low during the day – soon it will rain. Indeed, before the rain insects, which pitulski, do not rise high above the ground, and over them the swallows and Swifts also have to reduce altitude. Continue reading
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