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Exotic Pets

It is perhaps no surprise the cat, freely located on the boss’s couch, or a dog, with joyful barking and running out into the hallway. But in recent years more and more often in the homes of our countrymen appear exotic Pets that came from different countries of the world. This can be a ferret or Achatina, iguana or tarantula, chinchilla or opossum. About the last representative of the exotic animals we will tell you today.

Sugar possum: General information

These adorable miniature animals live in the Eastern and Northern parts of Australia, in Tasmania, on the Islands of the Bismarck archipelago, in New Guinea. Most of the time the flying squirrel (often called possum) holds in trees and rarely descends to earth. Most often they are found in eucalyptus forests. It should be noted that sugar possum is a creature, it is easy to adapt to new conditions, and therefore currently it can be found in any forest where there is the necessary forage base. That’s why these cute animals until extinction.

Possum is active at night. Feeds on the sweet SAP of Acacias and certain eucalyptus, nectar, and fruits of other trees. Insects, small vertebrates and invertebrates (protein food) play an important role in the diet of these simpaticissimo.

In case of shortage of feed (during the winter) the possum falls into a state that can be compared with lethargy. They can be utilized up to 23 hours a day.

The flying squirrel is a social animal. They live in families in which there are up to seven males. The whole family, including adults, but have not yet left the parents of the pups lives in the same nest and divides one territory – about one hundred acres. The chief in the group – the alpha male. Continue reading

15 comely animals dangerous to humans

Outwardly they may look cute and innocent, but many, even the most touching creations of nature can prove deadly. As a reminder about this important point, we offer you to visit our gallery of the 15 most attractive and cute animals in the world, can cause serious and sometimes fatal harm.

There are few fish that look more attractive than a fun round Blowfish, but do not let that mislead you. This bloated fish is the second most poisonous vertebrate on the planet. Fishermen are recommended to use thick gloves to avoid poisoning and the risk of a bite during the removal of the hook. The puffer fish toxin that has no antidote, kills by paralysis of the diaphragm, causing suffocation.

This animal may resemble a harmless, big-eyed toy, but really thick Laurie is the world’s only poisonous mammals. The thin nature makes them a popular subject of animal trade on the black market, but you should know about the venom of these animals, which is secreted from glands located on the elbows. In the event of an emergency, Laurie gaining the poison in his mouth and smachiwausa saliva. In addition, the animal licking its fur to ward off predators. The venom can cause death due to anaphylactic shock.

Don’t let that cartoonish grin fool you, moose are among the most dangerous animals in the world that regularly face people. They prefer to leave humans alone, but we know that in a state of anxiety or danger, these animals respond with great aggression. Every year, they attack more people than bears, and in the case of the protection of young moose have a particular fury.

They may look like a developed version of your pet, but do not forget that in the menu of almost all the big and wild cats of the world is human flesh. For example, the Cougars can be a threat to lone travelers and small children. But all the big cats of the world, including tigers, lions, jaguars, leopards and cheetahs, can threaten human life in the event of incorrect handling. You should know that only a small percentage of big cats in captivity, are living in accredited zoos. Continue reading

The most rare dog breeds in the world

There are many unique dogs. There are small breeds that are also referred to as decorative, and there is quite a large and massive – for example rare sheepdogs and cattle dogs.

Rare breed small dogs

There are in the world the dogs of small breed, the existence of which few people know, because in total there are less than a hundred individuals in each breed. This is due in some cases with poor breeding, some with lower interest to a certain breed breeders, there may be other reasons.

The Affenpinscher is a bright representative of decorative rare dogs. Its appearance is quite unusual. Energetic little Affenpinscher is covered by sufficiently stiff, shaggy and long hair. To its owner this agile dog with a cheerful disposition always becomes a great friend.

To a few small rocks and is part Chinese crested dog. Her body completely naked, and on his head emblazoned peerless woolen hair. Sometimes the wool is present on tips of paws and tail. There are representatives of this breed, completely covered with fine fur.

Despite the increased popularity of small dogs, not all of them are available to anyone. Such rare decorative species are the Petit Barbason, Brussels Griffon and Belgian Griffon. These dogs funny face with big round eyes and a distinct “mustache and beard”. In Russia danceparty extremely rare. Continue reading

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