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
For a start look at what is usually meant by the phrase “love for animals”. This will help to understand, about education what qualities you need to think in the first place, as the children to love animals as in adults, is expressed in deeds .
It is important for each animal respect and care. That way man manifests love for quadrupeds, birds and reptiles. Therefore, no matter how small it may be, it is necessary to explain, to tell and show how to care for and to care for the animals.
Communication with our Pets brings joy to children, but this is not the only positive result. Children who from an early age begin to help adults take care of animals, learn responsibility earlier and know how to correctly calculate the forces. In addition, they know the concept of debt, and therefore it is easier for them to carry out tasks and assignments, even if they do not want. Work the skills learned in the care of Pets.
Additionally, children who grow up in families where they keep Pets, they learn to Express their feelings and show them. Watching fondled the cat, and the dog jumps for joy when his master returned, the children understand how important it is to show love to loved ones.
Not skazati about the therapeutic action of communicating with animals. Pets help adults relieve stress, and children to experience their first disappointments. There are whole areas of treatment and rehabilitation of children in whom the main drug are not pills and devices, and horses and dolphins.
So to decide whether to teach the child the instinct, not need the benefits of such a Dating is too obvious to dismiss. Continue reading
Having made the decision to have a pet, everyone chooses him according to their own criteria. In color, sex, fluffiness… Often want to see an intelligent cat. But how to choose?
Why cats are smart
The older the breed the more intelligent
Smart to doubt whether cats can only those who were not. The owners of furry beauties in one voice declare. And each individual in their own way.
All feline predators. It is important for them to lie in wait and catch the game, not to be left without food. So the brains are better developed compared to herbivores.
With the instinct of the hunter is associated with the fact that the ancient breed, the smarter its representatives.
Although purebred animals sometimes surprise with their ingenuity. This is due to two factors:
mongrels are harder to survive, therefore, need to show more gumption than sleek Pets; Continue reading