In Lapland, as domestic cattle do not use horses, because they are absolutely meaningless to life in the climatic conditions of the area. If we talk about other animals – large horned and small cattle, occasionally the Sami people are buying goats, cows or sheep on the warm summer season in order to consume their milk. In winter, they have to cut into the meat and fur, because to feed the cattle and care for him very problematic.
Traditionally, important for the residents of the Lapland animals, which are not found outside the country are the reindeer “rangiferi”. It’s a Latin name of a deer appeared from the Swedish word “rengi”, “rangi”, which are often on a par with say “rheen” to understand what people are saying about Northern reindeer. The word rangi or raengi not of Sami origin, as the reindeer-means is called “Herki” or “Puatze”.
The main difference between reindeer can is that on his head instead of two, is three horns. I mean of course not that the third horn growing out of my head, no. This is the offshoot that grows from the horns. It happens that the horns in the deer – four. That is, from kathipara grows forward through the process. This characteristic reindeer and one of the main differences it from others.
On the horns of a reindeer is down, this becomes especially noticeable in the time of their shifts. In addition, the reindeer is distinguished by the fact that his legs are much shorter than the average deer and a little thicker. We can say that the feet of a deer similar to mad cow. Hooves they also round and split in two, as can be seen in bulls.
The color of the reindeer differs from the usual, mostly it is grey with an ashy shade. White spots are on the sides, on the withers and belly of the animal. At the bottom of the neck reindeer grow long enough hair, as can be seen, for example, a goat. But it cannot be called ruminants, like deer – artiodactyls. These are wild animals, live in herds, and still they can be found in the woods or on the field of Lapland. Tamed offspring could be called Pets, they are docile, kind and obedient. Lapland they quietly and peacefully grazing on pasture in large herds. Continue reading
Animal companions (aka Pets or Pets )  (eng. companion animals )    — the term used to refer to Pets. which man contains in his house to communicate and get positive emotions. Such Pets are contrasted, thus, farm animals. which contain to obtain meat and dairy products, wool, etc. and as work animals.
To a certain extent the animal companion can also be recognized and working cattle: horse. donkey. camel. elephant (in India ), and llama (in South America ). In many fairy tales and folk tales are horses — often magical — able to communicate with the rider in human language and endowed with no less intelligence, which is almost a full-fledged companions for riders, not just a living transport. Horses in recent years, many also began to contain as companion animals (in the modern sense of the term). The tradition of elephant husbandry in this capacity (for example as cult animals) in India is quite ancient.
The most popular Pets are distinguished by their tolerant attitude to humans and playful nature, have an attractive appearance or beautifully sung.
Animals-companionable part of human civilization for a long time. In particular, dogs are still in the stone age have become partners of people on the hunt. The cat (according to reports) was domesticated approximately 9,500 years ago. At the same time were domesticated horse and camel. Continue reading
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