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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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…

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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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An interesting animal - coyote!
The coyote is called the meadow wolf because it is very reluctant to dwell in the forests. The Latin name of the animal is Canis latrans, which translates as a…

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Monthly Archives: October 2018

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10 most intelligent animals of the planet

We all know that not only man is a rational being in this world. On earth there is a mass of animals that are not lagging behind people in mental development and ingenuity, and in some cases even surpass us. Consider the ten most intelligent animals in the world:
1. Monkey.
Primates, of course, occupy the first line of this hit parade. In particular, chimpanzees and also dwarf chimpanzees (bonobos). In chimpanzees and bonobos the brain volume is 300-400 cubic centimeters – the absolute value of this indicator is quite large, the relative (relative to body weight) – too. Continue reading

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 a person when meeting with the family of polar predators almost never succeeds. Animal life in the Arctic Circle is very small, because vegetation is very scarce in these lands, where summer in our understanding never happens, and winter lasts nine or even ten months, and moreover, half a year is still in complete darkness when the sun disappears. What species of animals will survive in this climate and will be able to feed the wolf pack? If you manage to beat off the reindeer, the wolves eat it entirely – with the skin and bones, even a trace is not left. In such cases, an ordinary polar wolf, weighing from sixty kilograms and growing from eighty centimeters at the withers, can devour ten kilograms of meat and bones – for the future, the next meal may not happen a week or two. Continue reading

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 four days sitting in the grass, not moving from their seats. These days they do not eat, because after the first feeding, they still have an adequate supply of fatty, thick, mother’s milk, which is six times fatter than cow’s. As long as the hares are still and do not move, even their mother will not find them. But why? – the reader will ask. Continue reading

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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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10 interesting facts about turtles
1. Turtles - the oldest of the modern reptiles. It is believed that they originated directly from the ancestors of all reptiles, cotilosaurs, almost 300 million years ago. Found a…

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