Multifaceted and amazing world of birds. Not on the earth and there is no nation, no culture, civilization, which would remain indifferent to the amazing and unique feathered Kingdom. And it’s not just that the birds were and are sources of food and other material goods. If we trace the first steps of culture of any nation, among the most revered objects will be and poultry. The sacred bird is not only blind, mystical worship, and it is quite clear the personification of beauty and harmony. Each nation is understood to be beautiful in their own way — not as neighbors. Yet the folklore and spiritual culture of all Eurasian peoples like that in it, among many other living creatures it is the birds — the most popular characters or characters beautiful, kind, mysterious. Representative classes of birds cannot be confused with any other animals: feathers, wings and beak are all birds without exception. Birds from other classes of animals are distinguished with a great variety of shapes, colors, voices, behaviors, habitats. Each of the readers or “listalla” this book — at least a little bit, but the ornithologist (a specialist who studies birds). After all, a lot of chicken stalk or goose neck knows person of any profession and age, and even a dedicated vegetarian will quickly find the difference between a pillow full of ptichkina, and solid couch. Every poet dreams of a unique, the mark of an allegory — comparing, therefore, creative people are not so rarely reflect on his ornithological dictionary. Birds have captured the hearts and minds of people since time immemorial.
Even the kings are devotedly indulged in ornithological observations. And the great naturalist and the Creator of the theory of development of life on earth Charles Darwin wrote: “I Wonder that every gentleman does not become an ornithologist”. And remember our first books: alphabet books, alphabet books, coloring books — birds drawn there big set. Because they are beautiful. For their attractive appearance and cheerful behavior of the birds appeared very early in human houses as live jewelry. For the first time the concept of “bird room” (Stubenvogel) introduced a German naturalist I. M. Bechstein (1757-1822). He described all the known methods of catching, keeping, feeding and breeding of birds in captivity. His books stand 30 publications. Bird in the apartment is not only a pleasure for the hosts. Continue reading
Labradors were again the most favorite breed in the UK. Found out by a research company YouGov, which polled 60 thousand people. The respondents were asked to choose their favorites from 365 species.
In second place was the border collie, the third Golden Retriever. Fourth, the British gave the Irish red setter, and the fifth English Sheepdog. The sixth and seventh positions are taken by Bobtail and husky. Next are the St. Bernard, collies and a Welsh Sheepdog. In the ranking of the least favorite of the dogs were Chinese crested, Chihuahua, Pekingese, miniature bull Terrier, poodle and Staffordshire Terrier.
To fly with Pets in the cabin, the Americans began to use the loophole in the act on ensuring the availability of air transport. To missed passenger on Board, he says that the animal is necessary for emotional comfort. This formulation falls within the scope of the document intended for the persons, almost unable to function without the support of the animals. And in this case, most airlines prefer to give to passengers, as the penalty for refusing to allow legitimate pet assistant can reach $150 thousand writes the New York Post.
In new York, there is a hotel for dogs. The cost of a day stay is $ 25 for 3 hours $ 45 — 3 to 6 hours and $ 55 – up to 12 hours. For $ 84 for odnanoch animals are standard suites. In the room which costs 200 dollars is a king size bed and a large flat-screen TV. For regular customers there Continue reading