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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

5 banned dog breeds

Worldwide there are thousands of different breeds of dogs. One of the oldest breeds is the Afghan sheep dog, the breed, apparently, existed a couple thousand years ago. Over the millennia the neighbourhood of man and dogs have been bred for thousands of different breeds of dogs, which include dogs shepherds dogs dogs dogs and other guards. Now some of the breed are considered dangerous, and in most countries, these breeds banned. Let’s see who we have here among the forbidden.

This breed is not just so-called. She was bred in Argentina in 1928. To obtain a representative of this breed were crossed several breeds, including the Irish wolfhound (and this is truly a giant dog). The breed was not created for combat, and for hunting mountain lions. Can you imagine the power of the representatives of this breed, to be able to compete against the lion. But these dogs are quite aggressive, they were used as fighting. Now Dogo Argentino is banned in many countries, including Australia, New Zealand and Portugal.

The breed was developed in the Spanish Canary Islands, it was a side branch from mastiffs. These dogs are often used as fight, and in 2001 two dogs of this breed killed 33-lateholocene. They killed it not somewhere, but right in the lobby of a building in San Francisco. Since then the breed has been banned in many countries, including Australia and New Zealand.

Peaceful in appearance the dog has a high degree of relationship with the Mastiff, and it was called the “Brazilian Mastiff”. The Fila Brasiliero breed was created for hunting jaguars, so these dogs are very strong and aggressive, weak because the dog would not be able to hunt such a dangerous opponent. Aggressive Fila Brasiliero became a legend, these dogs are sometimes afraid of even their owners. Now the breed is banned in the UK and some other countries. Continue reading

Top 10 most intelligent and loving breeds of dog in the world

The dog is the most true and faithful friend of man. But there is a breed that is just made for existence with people. What dogs are the most kind and smart?

Very good and smart dogs

We offer you the top 10 of the most kind and intelligent of dog breeds in the world:

1. Collie . In Scotland this breed is recognized not only friendly, but also very smart. Earlier these dogs were used as shepherds, and the animals they pastured is even better than people! Even Jill collie will not allow her to bite or attack too much, so kindness is practically in the genes, and attempts to develop aggression were failed.

These dogs are very shy and not trust immediately, but if you manage to win the trust (and make it easy, you just need to become collie friend), you will experience the loyalty and affection your pet. Collie is pretty quiet, but require attention, care and affection. The perfect pet for those who dream about a dog-friend.

2 . Newfoundland is a fairly large working dog originating from Canada with awesome appearance: long hair, massive body and paws. But in fact by nature these dogs are very calm, they bark very rarely, never attack first.

This dog is ideal for families, because it will become a full member. Parting with the hosts for such a painful breed,they are so loyal that will follow you everywhere. Newfoundland is incredibly resourceful and intelligent, he literally feels all and at any moment will come to the rescue. The dog always tries to please the owners so that will do for all. With other Pets, these dogs get along quickly and easily. Continue reading

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