The domestication of wild animals and making them his companions began millions of years ago. Excavations of primitive man, has proven that even in the Mesolithic were domesticated many species, most of which now it is impossible to present in a wild habitat. Nowadays, however, people continue the work of our ancestors, domashneva increasingly wild and incompatible with the human species. This article presents ten of the most unusual Pets that were tamed by man.
1. And the first our list of open wolves. Due to the fact that the wolf is a direct descendant of domestic dogs, many people believe that it would be a great companion. But we should not forget that this is still a wild and unpredictable animal. So 50-year-old Sandra Piovesan was torn apart by a pack of wolves that lived in her house since birth. Despite numerous warnings of relatives to beware of dangerous predators, she still claimed that they are better dogs give love and loyalty. However, after some time her body was discovered in a cage with wolves with numerous soft-tissue injuries.
2. Fox. In nature foxes are very cautious, timid and try to avoid humans, but if they grow up from birth, they can become wonderful Pets. So about 6 years ago in one of the pet stores in England has had 10-day the Fox, who immediately liked him (pet store) owner Stephen Edington. The man decided to raise a Fox and then release it into the wild. So this wild animal, which was given the name Miss Snooks became part of a small family of Steven. When the time came, they let my favorite car in the woods, but in less than a couple of hours, as the Fox came home. The couple took several attempts to get the animal in its natural habitat, but the result was the same – dedicated Miss Snooks returned home.
3. Crocodiles. Whatever they are bloodthirsty killing machines, they still keep as Pets. That is, for example, African uskorenii crocodile named johnny, who doted in his mistress Vicki Loving. According to Wiki, the crocodile crawled to the doorstep of her home in 1996 and greatly frightened her. Then Loving tried to run him off, but he never wanted to part with. Now 15 years as johnny lives in her home and the missus says that she loves this gentle crocodile, despite the fact that in the heat of the game, he several times broke Vicky’s hand. Continue reading
According to the proverb, the dog is man’s best friend. Of course, it is. They can be excellent guards, helpers in the household and on the hunt, as well as give unconditional positive number to its owners. Some prefer to have at home a sweet mongrel, while others want to become owners of a dog of rare and pure breed, the cost of which reaches impressive amounts. Dogs expensive breeds often enough find their home in affluent families, becoming a part of their high position and, of course, part of their life, being loyal friends, despite its exclusivity. There are a number of factors that make a dog costly. The main of them are considered rare and the purity of the breed, number of awards and titles, health and exterior of the dog. It is very difficult to accurately determine which breed is the most expensive, as prices vary greatly depending on the above factors, but based on the average cost in the world, you can make a sample list of breeds that people pay a lot of money.
10th place: Saluki (Persian Greyhound) is one of the oldest breeds of domesticated dogs. Quick graceful greyhounds are mentioned by ancient Greek historian and writer Xenophon (444-356 BC), who saw them in Arabia. Image pogogyne the Saluki dogs are found on ancient Egyptian monuments that date back to 2000-3000 BCE Representatives of this breed have a very calm nature, gentle with all family members, but strangers are more cautious. The cost of the dog breed Saluki can range from 800 to 2500 dollars.
9th place: Norfolk Terrier (also known as Norfolk Terrier) is a breed of hunting dogs originating from Norfolk, England. About a hundred years, Norwich Terrier and Norfolk Terrier were the same breed (the difference between them was the position of the ears), but in 1964 it was decided to separate them. Continue reading
If you look at ancient times, it is the biggest dog breed in the world . often bred as defenders, a ferocious hunters or just to emphasize his high position in society, for example, to follow the royals. In these cases, the size and strength of the dog was of great importance. In the modern world, large breeds of dogs, often give birth to ordinary people, for whom these large, but mostly peaceful and calm animals become Pets and good companions. In today’s rankings, top 10 biggest dogs in the world, are the largest dog breeds . Of course, this top 10 is quite subjective, for the reason that some of the rocks have a sturdy body and considerable weight, while others are quite thin, but very tall.
Opens top 10 biggest dog breeds in the world the Hungarian Kuvasz. It’s quite a small breed of dog, but only compared to the dogs presented in our rating. Thanks to their thick and short coat, the Hungarian Kuvasz, moves perfectly among the tall plants, and the white color makes it easy to distinguish from other animals, such as wolves, all of which makes it a good hunting breed. Also, these dogs, since ancient times, used as herding.These dogs have a loyal character, at the same time, they can be very cruel. Therefore, the rearing of this large breed dog should be approached with extreme care.
Breed the Scottish Deerhound originates from the UK. This breed Borzoi dogs, bred for hunting (baiting) deer, without the use of weapons. The Deerhound is not only one of the biggest dog breeds in the world, but also one of the oldest. Appeared in the 16th century and has long served as hunting dogs for the nobility. Scottish Deerhounds are very active dogs. Staying with a person almost never are aggressive and rarely bark, well feel the mood of their owners and adore children. Very trusting towards strangers, making this breed unsuitable for protection. Continue reading