These reptiles love to move and can live up to 30 years.
Turtles as Pets are endowed with many positive qualities: they have virtually no smell and noise; they are not carriers of dangerous man diseases, care of land turtles (as well as many other reptiles) is simple and requires everyday worries. With proper care, animal will live in your house for decades.
Beginners most often contain steppe (also known as Central Asian) turtles. From his other land congeners they are distinguished by low rounded carapace yellowish-brown with indistinct dark spots. A regular sized turtles do not exceed 20 cm.
In the wild tortoises are active during the day, morning and evening, as day and night hiding in secluded places like under bushes and tree roots, in burrows that they dig themselves or “borrow” in rodents.
And in the annual cycle in these animals and provide a further two period of dormancy: summer and winter. Summer hibernating saves the animal from lack of feed and overheating. Because at this time his dwelling place mercilessly burning
by the sun. Well, in winter it’s still cold hide. In the comfortable conditions of home detention that rhythm can easily be disrupted.So don’t worry if the turtle shows good spirit and good appetite instead of subside. In General, the steppe tortoises tolerate slavery, quickly get used to the place and time of feeding.
CONTENT. One of the mistakes beginners — turtle allowed to live on the floor of the room. To do so is to expose the reptile to the risk of colds, infections, injuries. Remember — the tortoise should live in a terrarium! 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
In connection with the become frequent cases of attacks on humans by wild animals kept in captivity, member of the Public chamber of the Russian Federation, Deputy Chairman of the Central Council of all-Russian society of nature protection Bogdan Novarock sent a letter to the government of the Russian Federation with the request to develop regulations for the maintenance of wild and circus animals. As told “Izvestiya” in the government, this issue will be discussed at the meeting of the relevant agencies in July.
Letter OP member (“News”) was addressed to the Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Khloponin, who oversees the sphere of nature. The reason for the appeal was the tragedy that occurred at the recreation center in the Rostov region, where the bear is living in the living area, took five year old girl a hand. Novarock asked “to entrust to consider taking action on regulating the sanitary-veterinary and technical regulations for the safe keeping of wild and circus animals in captivity” to prevent such incidents.
According to the representative SNPS in Rossiiskie there are no rules, and the Federal law “On protection animals from brutal treatment” affects only a small part of the problem.
— Today anyone can buy a bear to put on the chain and fencing mesh netting, — explained Bogdan Novarock. — No this person will not be able to apply any measures of influence, because elementary there are no standards, no norms of sale and purchase of animals. I think we need to start from the beginning — with the adoption of the new Federal law, and already on its basis to develop the rules of keeping of wild and circus animals in captivity. It was made by us authorities last year in the public consultation, OP. Accordingly, we gave examples of high-profile events — the tragic cases that with some frequency again. Continue reading