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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Do I need to start a German Shepherd
Many people want pets in their home. Therefore, they try to adapt them to their life. But if a German Shepherd Dog becomes a pet, then in this case you…

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Physical examination of a cat
Finding out exactly what the problem with the health of the cat, can be a daunting task. To solve it, the veterinarian needs to conduct a general inspection of the…

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The smartest dog breeds
Behavioral biologist Frans de Waal argues that people tend to judge animals through the prism of their own ideas about the intellect and are therefore often mistaken. He is absolutely…

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Examine the glass

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

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 in Central Russia. Because the animal from our forests is not a raccoon, but a raccoon dog, which was once imported from the Far East. There is a definite similarity, but, as they say, “a pig looks like a hedgehog, only the wool is not like that”! A real raccoon is the same relative to a dog, like a cat, that is, in general, no. Consequently, in the European part of Russia the raccoon is not fully inhabited, or rather, and not the raccoon at all, but the abbreviation: those who were too lazy to move their tongues, pronouncing the raccoon dog, reduced it to the first four letters. And she went to write the province, and still writes! Continue reading

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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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…

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