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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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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Five Rare Dog Breeds Protected by Trustee States
The breeds of dogs, declared the national treasure of the state, in the whole world are not more than two dozen. These animals are exported from their home country with…

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Sphynx cat: care and features of the breed
Among the lovers of the unique, unique and exotic there are those who love sphinx cats. What is surprising about this breed? Lack of wool. To us this wonder brought…

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Maned wolf – rare animal

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

How to ensure the safety of the animal in the apartment?

In the apartment, everything seems so familiar and safe, but not for a kitten or a puppy, who are just beginning to learn this world. Their irrepressible curiosity and our inattention can lead to serious consequences dangerous for the health and life of your pet.
Let’s see what precautions must be taken if you bring a new friend to the house.
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Why a cat breathes with an open mouth

Like any other mammal, a cat can sometimes use its mouth to get oxygen. This can occur for physiological reasons. For example, in a stuffy room, an open mouth in a cat is a natural way to lower body temperature. Breathing through the mouth will be the norm, if the animal has received a strong physical exertion. When the cat returns to a state of rest, her state will quickly recover. Continue reading

Recommendations for beginner breeders
Many, acquiring a puppy, even have no idea what enormous difficulties they will have to face. At the same time, future dog owners are confident that their pet will be…

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Aquarium: care and maintenance for beginners
Keeping the fish in a clean and well-kept reservoir is the responsibility of everyone who wants to have floating pets. Improper care of the aquarium will lead to poor health…

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