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
A group of United Russia headed by the Chairman of the Committee for the protection of natural resources Eugene Tugolukov submitted to the state Duma the bill “About responsible treatment of animals”, containing innovations in this area.
In particular, first introduced the situation about their animal companions. Referred to them as usual for Russians, Pets – cats, dogs, horses, Guinea pigs and hamsters, and rare chameleon and arthropods. Animal companions include parrots and hawks.
There is a list of potentially dangerous breeds of dogs, the contents of which are set special requirements – training, compulsory registration, the paddock only with muzzle and leash. It includes American pit bull Terrier, South African Boerboel, Karelian bear dog, Caucasian shepherd, Anatolian Karabash, Alabai and American Staffordshire Terrier.
The bill establishes the responsibilities of pet owners to provide them with proper living conditions. Not allowed to torture animals, causing them beatings, mutilations, injuries, cruel killing of animals, instigation of animal on person or other animals. The list of conditions that permitted the killing of an animal: if it is incurable hurt, attacked a man and caused him harm (except service animals). Continue reading