In the dog family of about 40 species of animals like wolves, coyotes, jackals, foxes, Arctic foxes, wild and domestic dogs. Almost all dog — clever and skillful hunters. They have an elongated snout with strong jaws, which is convenient to reach for the victim in the pursuit and to apply her many sharp teeth biting, until she falls from his wounds. For fast running dog has got sturdy body and long strong legs with powerful blunt claws.
The gray wolf
Ordinary, or gray, wolf — “the face” of the canine and Central view of the large kind of wolves. Big, strong and ruthless predator, the wolf inhabits the whole Northern part of the Earth’s land, from the tundra of the far North of Eurasia and North America to the Arabian desert and the Indian jungle. In winter hungry wolves gather in large flocks to hunt for large prey: moose, deer, wild boar. The pack led by the alpha male — the strongest and most experienced wolf. In the pack only the alpha male and his spouse, substance wolf, better offspring. Cubs feed the whole pack. In the summer, when it’s easier to find food, the wolf pack often break, and the wolves live alone.
Living in different conditions, the wolves look different. Forest wolves, the inhabitants of dense thickets, are darker than their cousins from the southern desert, which hides in the sand light gray-beige wool. In the tundra and in the eternal Arctic ice there live the large Arctic wolves. Spending most of the year in the snow, these wolves became white. Summer in the tundra for the wolves of Novodevichy is small and similar to mice rodents lemmings, and hares, and arriving on nesting geese. Continue reading
Amazing and diverse world of animals . Most of the most: the smallest. the most large. the fastest its representatives — the heroes of our article.
Definitely the best in the world the animals — they are our beloved Pets. But, like people (and we also belong to the class of animals) in the animal world also has its records.
World of animals: biggest
Is the blue whale. Thirty-three meters — that the registered length of the female mammal. And its weight is almost 200 tonnes. Moreover, almost 30% of the body is the head of the marine colossus. And his tongue weighs 4 000 kg.
The largest land animal — the elephant savanna. This giant is listed in the Guinness book of world records. The largest elephant in Savannah weighed over 12 tons. This animal was killed in Angola in the second half of the twentieth century (1974)
The largest wild cat — the Amur tiger. The length of males is more than 3 meters, and weighs over two hundred pounds.
One of the biggest representative of the cat — the Liger. This beast is to treat the hybrids. Read more about it on.
The biggest cloven-hoofed animal — the bison. This giant is listed in the Red book. It weighs a ton, body length is three meters. And the height ( at the shoulder is about two hundred centimeters. Continue reading