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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Maned wolf - rare animal
A wolf with a mane that adorns its neck and shoulders and resembles not so much the mane of a lion as much as a horse is a real decoration…

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Recommendations for beginner breeders
Many, acquiring a puppy, even have no idea what enormous difficulties they will have to face. At the same time, future dog owners are confident that their pet will be…

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Yorkshire Terrier and his education
Yorkshire Terrier is a cute decorative dog. But such a reputation misleads many owners, and they believe that this dog is not needed to be raised and trained. This is…

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Hedgehogs

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

How to ensure the safety of the animal in the apartment?
In the apartment, everything seems so familiar and safe, but not for a kitten or a puppy, who are just beginning to learn this world. Their irrepressible curiosity and our…

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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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