A wolf with a mane that adorns its neck and shoulders and resembles not so much the mane of a lion as much as a horse is a real decoration of the animal world. This predator lives in South America – for the most part in the savannas, but it is also found in the pampas, in the high grass of the marshes, which are many in the territories of Northern Argentina, Uruguay, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil. This wild animal is very similar to a huge fox: it has a bright red hair, the same sly elongated muzzle, high ears. The wolf is light, lean: about one and a half meters long, as tall as a small dog – seventy, seventy-five centimeters at the withers, and weighs not so much as wolves of the northern hemisphere – only about twenty kilograms.
His legs are excellent, extremely long, which helps this rare animal to look out for prey, hiding in the grass of the swamp or savanna, and it is always very high there. Only here such “photo-model” legs do not help him to run fast and long. Continue reading
Squirrels are small, intelligent rodents. They are thrifty, agile and curious, known to both adults and children. Here are some interesting facts about them:
1. Proteins are easily tamed and get used to the person. Despite this, they breed in captivity with difficulty. In the wild, the female brings 3-10 squirrels twice a year. Continue reading
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