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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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…

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Cat psychology
A cat, even if it is deeply domestic, in fact will forever remain a small predator. Believing that her behavior will change is stupid! Moreover, because of such self-confidence a…

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Aquarium for beginners. How to choose an aquarium for home
Aquarium is beautiful. But in order to admire the underwater world in your apartment, it is not enough just to go to the store and select the first tank you…

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Honey badger

This is an extremely aggressive and fearless animal. It is even smaller than the wolverine, it looks like a little badger. In the film (zoology has nothing to do with it, the film is artistic) “Probably the gods are crazy – 2” a significant part of the narration is devoted to the honey badger, and the character of this little predator is especially well shown. The protagonist accidentally pushed the animal with a shoe, and the honey badger became furious. I grabbed a dead grip and it was impossible to get rid of him. So the hero dragged him for many, many days in the desert. This dangerous animal did not let go of the shoe, even fainting from hunger and dehydration, and when it was possible to tear it off and go forward, the honey badger still got up and, stumbling and falling, ran after the hero. Continue reading

Wolves and dogs: degree of kinship between wild and domestic animals

Practically any person will answer where the man’s best friends came from – dogs. These pets certainly descended from the wolf, but at what point was their life course divided and priorities changed? Zoologists and cynologists are more than confident that the characteristics of an animal as a result of artificial selection can change extremely quickly and beyond recognition – by instinct, by character, by exterior. External signs for zoologists mean, for example, a lot – and color, and the length of the muzzle, and the location of the ears, and the shape of the eyes. Breeds of animals – both wild and domestic – are extremely diverse, and therefore the search for canine ancestors without the latest research methods would be futile. Continue reading

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Cat Breeds: Maine Coon
Maine Coon is one of the most affectionate and friendly cats, despite its decent size. A feature of the Maine Coon is considered a powerful and long body, trot tassels…

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The value of vitamins and minerals for pets
Autumn is coming, the days are getting shorter, it is raining and getting colder on the street, which means that now is the time to take care of your own…

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