Jackal family
Perhaps the most distant ancestors of modern wolves were jackals in prehistoric times, in any case, they were much smaller than they are now. These predators are settled mainly in…

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Water treatments for dogs: features and frequency of washing
Sooner or later, before a new owner of a puppy or adult dog, the question arises: how often to wash a pet, and how exactly to do it? To date,…

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What you need to know before you buy a kitten
The purring pet in the house is able to give a lot of positive emotions. He will see you off in the morning and meet you after work, laugh and…

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From antiquity to today. The history of dogs.
“There are no comrades to the taste and color” reads a well-known statement, and in relation to the choice of a pet, it is also relevant. Someone will choose a…

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Rings on the tail

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

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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The red wolf is an endangered animal
This species is included in the Red Book of Animals of the World by the International Union for the Protection of Animals. The red wolf lives on the territory of…

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