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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We get a parrot at home
Before you start a parrot at home, you need to decide what you need a bird for. Some buy birds for breeding, others because of the bright color and beautiful…

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Nomadic wolverine
Wolverine, of course, is larger than sable. She weighs ten pounds, sometimes even fifteen or eighteen, and the length of her body is almost a meter. But what is this…

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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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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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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…

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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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