We have long been accustomed to the fact that many people have as Pets unusual exotic animals. That’s why snakes, tarantulas and even a crocodile is no surprise. But there are those who shares his home not just with the exotic, and even dangerous animals, not used to living in captivity.
1. The First to domesticate anteater the anteater decided Salvador Dali. It happened in 1969, and that’s when the whole public was in shock when I saw Dali, strolling around Paris with your pet. Since then, many tried to settle in his house is a strange animal. Here only not all know that for the maintenance in captivity of anteater, you must adhere to certain rules. For example, to maintain a certain temperature in the room to shred the food for the animal and in any case his way. Those who decide to play on the nerves that cute at the first sight of the animal, will get an unpleasant smell, which emits anteater, sensing the danger.
2. Snail Pets Such as snails, is no surprise. Despite the fact that many perceive them only as a delicacy, there are those who find in them friends and Pets. The popularity of Continue reading
Skinny (Skinny) is one of the most exotic species of Guinea pigs, they are widespread in captivity and are ideal for families with children because care for them, even little ones. Natural color pet brown-grey, abdomen lighter. The coat is missing, only on the head, shoulders and legs of the animal there is a small curly woolen cover. The body length of pigs up to 35 centimeters. It is a decorative variant, derived as a result of laboratory experiments and subsequent selection.
This is a muscular and well-fed animal, the head is of medium size, oval, with a wide front part. The head of males has a more rough shape than females. The rounded nose, large, gently curved profile. The eyes of a rodent round shape, convex and large, the color should match the main color. Ears widely spaced, slightly tilted forward, in the center there is a small wave.
The neck is short, thick, broad chest, well-developed, undesirable narrow shoulders and ill-developed thorax. Back straight, broad, without humping or sagging. Continue reading
According to who, in 2000-2001, more than 70 registered emergency major outbreaks of infectious diseases that swept tens of thousands of people. More than half of the foci falls on dangerous and especially dangerous zoonotic diseases, including bacterial nature: it is the plague, anthrax, etc.
Many causative agents of these infections belong to the so-called critical biological agents of category “A” (pathogens of plague, tularemia, anthrax) and “B” (causative agents of brucellosis, rickettsial, Sapa) – potential agents of bioterrorism.
In the recent past zoonotic infection was detected mostly in rural areas, where their main sources were agricultural animals, and many species of wild animals living in natural foci of infection.
Over the past decades in many regions of Russia there is a steady “urbanization” zoonotic diseases: the share of urban population accounts for 80% of reported cases of tularemia, leptospirosis and other infections in this group.
The main reasons are: increase in urban population, high level of clinical and laboratory diagnosis in urban environments, and also expansion of city boundaries with the development of natural-focal areas for parks, landscape gardening associations and etc. Continue reading