Except the birds, You can also order their feathers. Bird feathers we collect under the order. The price of the pen is discussed separately.
Birds ( Aves ) — a class of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates, whose members are characterized by the fact that their body covered with feathers and forelimbs modified into organs of flight — the wings (species that do not fly, have underdeveloped wings). Initially the structure of the body of birds adapted for flight, although at present there are many kinds of flightless birds. Another distinctive feature of birds is the presence of beak. Today on Earth there are more than 9792 different species (in Russia — 600 types). Birds inhabit all ecosystems of the globe from the Arctic to the Antarctic. The science that studies birds is called ornithology.
Birds are well-isolated group of warm-blooded vertebrates. One of the most characteristic features of representatives which is the covering of feathers that protects the body from adverse changes in temperature and plays an important role in flight. The ability to fly is the main feature of birds (the lack of capacity in some modern birds — a secondary phenomenon). Continue reading
On 5 June, on the occasion of the Day of protection of environment in the state Duma held a Round table “the Humane treatment of animals – the moral necessity of civil society” with the participation of deputies of the state Duma, officials of ministries, animal welfare organizations. Naturally, animal protection, the public went to the round table with the sole purpose to raise again the question of the greatest necessity in the Federal Law “On protection animals from brutal treatment”. However, when in the foyer before the beginning of the Roundtable, participants received informative materials, it became obvious that the Day of environmental protection gradually turns into a St. George’s day in 1649, when instead of the expected improvements, the farmers were completely enslaved… Animal rights activists were stunned by reading about what they consider inappropriate the adoption of the Federal law to protect animals from cruelty and asking the Government only to improve existing legislation.
Recall that the first and only attempt of Russia to adopt the law “On protection animals from brutal treatment” failed. Rejected by President Putin in 2000, this bill, after spending the next 8 years in the state Duma, and has not been finalized, despite the public demand and appeal to Putin 106 people’s artists of Russia, and on March 21, 2008 was withdrawn. The puzzled Russians was explained: the state Duma believes that “coprostasia animals settled in the current legislation, including the Federal law “On fauna” and “On sanitary-epidemiological welfare of population”. Continue reading