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
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
Among European countries, which banned the use of animals in circuses, intends to accede and Italy. Since 2012, Europe has increasingly supported a “human circus”. Latvian zoodefenders hope that soon this law will be adopted in Latvia.
RIGA, 28 Mar Sputnik. The Italian government plans to ban the use of animals in circuses across the country, it will also affect foreign circuses, performances. Now in views can take part only people, writes Italian Corriere della Sera.
And it’s not just promises: the bill proposed by the Minister of culture of Italy Dario Franceschini, has already passed the consideration of the Parliament and sent to the Senate. However, the ban will be phased in gradually, the law may come into force soon.
It’s the first law of its kind in Europe: in 2012, Greece banned the use of animals in circuses. In most European countries have total or partial bans.
So, in Belgium it is impossible to act in the circus with wild animals, but parrots and camels are considered domestic, in Estonia and Poland circus animals can’t be born in Decouverte. In Portugal vetoed to the circus with apes (orangutans, gorillas, chimpanzees), and in Hungary it is forbidden to train elephants. Sometimes the bans are only part of the country: for example, wild animals in circuses is illegal in Barcelona and in the Norwegian province of Tromso. Continue reading