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
Cats, dogs, parrots – without them our life would be much duller. But not only the joy Pets bring. Sometimes the cat bites its own could cost lives, and playing with a dog – long treatment at infections. What diseases can infect domestic animals and how to protect yourself from it?
It often happens that a dangerous animal disease is harmless and not contagious to people and Vice versa. However, there are also zoonotic infections – diseases that humans can get infected from “smaller brothers”.
Helminthiasis (worms) and parasitic diseases
Your dog or cat can end by infectious diseases with helminths. Animals pick up the infection together with food (infected meat, fish and even flies), contaminated water, and through the bites of mosquito vector larvae (as happens when dirofilariasis) and accidental ingestion of eggs of worms, for example, with your street shoes. After that, the worms – flat, round, tape worms parasitize in the intestinal tract and the bodies of cats and dogs. To do this, the worms are long and quietly. So, the owner runs the risk of Contracting helminth infections, if you forget to wash your hands after playing with pet or neglect the rules of hygiene when cleaning his toilet.
What you can catch from cats or dogs?
Toxoplasmosis . Berekeningen toxoplasmosis can cause severe destruction and the death of the fetus, and all the rest in danger of liver, heart, lymph nodes, headaches, cramps, etc. Continue reading