Chameleons: camouflage virtuosos
But what kind of animal is it, with which most people are familiar only by hearsay, and not vividly, and about which three things are widely known: it can change…

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Achatina snail
In domestic terrariums, humans contain turtles, lizards, newts, insects. Watching them is very interesting, especially after a busy day of work. Fatigue and nervous tension accumulated over the day, as…

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We get a parrot at home
Before you start a parrot at home, you need to decide what you need a bird for. Some buy birds for breeding, others because of the bright color and beautiful…

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From antiquity to today. The history of dogs.
“There are no comrades to the taste and color” reads a well-known statement, and in relation to the choice of a pet, it is also relevant. Someone will choose a…

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Hares

Barely born, the hares, hastily licked by her mother, hurry quickly to her nipples. Having been fed and rested, they soon scatter to the sides and then two, three, even four days sitting in the grass, not moving from their seats. These days they do not eat, because after the first feeding, they still have an adequate supply of fatty, thick, mother’s milk, which is six times fatter than cow’s. As long as the hares are still and do not move, even their mother will not find them. But why? – the reader will ask. Continue reading

An interesting animal – coyote!

The coyote is called the meadow wolf because it is very reluctant to dwell in the forests. The Latin name of the animal is Canis latrans, which translates as a barking dog. And it was called the Aztec Indians as a coyote. The common wolf is much more massive than its little fellow. Coyote is not more than half a meter and rarely its weight exceeds twenty kilograms. There is no comparison with the gray European or Siberian wolf, which is at least three times harder and twice as tall. The description of animals on this difference does not stop. The coyote’s ears are also upright, and the tail is just as fluffy and long, but he doesn’t like forests and mountains like his larger brethren. Continue reading

Chameleons: camouflage virtuosos

But what kind of animal is it, with which most people are familiar only by hearsay, and not vividly, and about which three things are widely known: it can change the skin color, rotates the eyes in different directions, independently of one another, and shoots the tongue neatly?
The main answer to this question is this: no matter how surprised a human chameleon is, its quality is a consequence of a specialized lifestyle, and the overwhelming number of eight dozen species of chameleons lead a strictly woody life, in the extreme case, a shrub. Only a few permanently live in earthen holes or live among the fallen leaves on the ground. There are cases of finding chameleons even in ant nests, where they penetrate through the wide passages of insects. Continue reading

10 interesting facts about turtles
1. Turtles - the oldest of the modern reptiles. It is believed that they originated directly from the ancestors of all reptiles, cotilosaurs, almost 300 million years ago. Found a…

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Hedgehogs: eared, bald, prickly ...
Zoologists account for about two dozen species of hedgehogs, of which five are found in Russia. The most numerous are the common, or western, and Eastern European, or white-breasted, hedgehogs.…

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