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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How to teach a parrot to talk
Talking parrot in the house - a great joy. But how to teach a parrot to talk? The most sociable birds are considered jaco. These small gray birds accurately copy…

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Arctic Wolf: habits of animals and where they live
Despite the fact that the wolf adapted itself to “excellent” to the extremely difficult living conditions in the Arctic, most of the time the pack remains hungry, and therefore even…

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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…

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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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Raccoon-poloskun: cheerful clean
Rings on the tail We often hear, especially from hunters, that raccoons live in our forests. However, with the same success it can be said that lions or tigers live…

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Do two cats get along in the same house?
This question is, in fact, difficult. After all, everything depends, first of all, on the specific circumstances. Suppose a family has an adult cat. And this family wants to have…

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