"Beware, foxes!" Usually such a sign is placed in zoos on cages with predators from the fox breed, knowing how cunning, insidious and unpredictable they are. "The tail is fluffy, the ears are on the top, it is looking affectionately, and it is sharpening its teeth." However, there is a small animal of the aforementioned genus, which can be called a fox only with a stretch.
Description and features Mouflons are ruminants belonging to artiodactyls. They are relatives and progenitors of domestic sheep and sheep. Outwardly, the mouflon resembles the above relatives, but it has a number of distinctive features and features. So, the size of this animal can be less than that of a domestic sheep, not more than one meter in height and width, weight about fifty kilograms.
Description and Features The ferret (also known as furo or domestic ferret) - a mammal from the marten family, is a domestic animal. This is a small animal, characterized by its activity and cheerfulness. Ferrets are found in white, black, brown, as well as mixed colors. Less often you can see an animal of a golden hue, like a ferret in the photo.
In nature, there are a huge number of interesting animals. Among them: monkeys, giraffes, hippos, iguanas, monitor lizards, exclusive species of insects. One of the monkey family is the baboon monkey. He is also called intellectual animals because of the desire to live in society. By their abilities, these primates are superior even to all beloved and famous chimpanzees.
A raccoon dog is a predator from a large and ramified canine family. The name received due to some similarities with a raccoon. But has a very distant relationship with him. The animal has other names. Hunters call his raccoon. Residents of the Amur Region - Ussuri raccoon. Evenki call mangut, Japanese - tanuki or neoguri.
Yak is a massive artiodactyl animal, which has a very exotic and expressive appearance. Their homeland is Tibet, but over time, the habitat expanded to the Himalayas, Pamir, Tan Shan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Mongolia, Eastern Siberia and the Altai Territory. The pet was introduced to the North Caucasus and Yakutia.
Description and features Sheep is one of the most common agricultural animal species. Sheep breeding is practiced in almost all countries of the world, but the largest livestock is in Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the Middle East. The main product of this livestock industry is wool, but sheep are also bred for meat, milk and skin.
The animal closest to humans is a monkey. The intellectual abilities of this mammal are amazing. Scientists from different countries have been conducting research for many years aimed at analyzing the behavioral characteristics of these amazing creatures. Species of monkeys are classified by their habitat, the continent on which they live, and also by physique.
The legend of the Quechua Indians, descendants of the Incas, says that once the goddess Pachamama descended to Earth. The progenitor of all people was accompanied by alpaca. The animal was chosen for its unusual shape, non-malignant nature and soft coat. The Indians appreciated the animal sent down by the gods. Most residents of the Inca Empire dispensed with llama wool.
The animal camel is amazing and unique not only in the place of residence but also in some features. Camels are well adapted for survival in arid and desert areas, and can live without water for several days. Residents of the desert keep camels instead of pets, because they are extremely useful and can carry large loads.
Donkeys are noteworthy because they look different in the eyes of people. Some consider them not savvy enough, others think that there are no animals wiser. For some, the donkey is obedient and meek, the rest say that the stubbornness of the donkey knows no limits. To find out the truth, you need to turn to reliable facts obtained by zoologists in the course of research.
An amazing natural creature called the joke of God is the platypus. According to the parable, the Lord after the creation of the animal world collected the remains of materials, combined the beak of a duck, the spur of a rooster, the tail of a beaver, fur of echidna, and other parts. The result was a new beast that combines the features of reptiles, birds, mammals, even fish.
Description and features Lemmings are small mammals classified by the zoologists in the hamster family. Externally and in size, they really are like the named relatives. In fact, under the name "lemmings" it is customary to combine several groups of animals at once, which are closely related to each other and belong to the order of rodents from the vole subfamily.
Description and features Among the animal kingdom, a detachment called bats is distinguished. Its representatives are unique in that they are the only ones from the class of mammals that are able to fly, and very well and actively, having wings. This detachment is diverse and is considered the second largest of the mentioned class after rodents.
Description and features The wood animal koala is considered the personification of the whole continent - Australia, is found only on this continent and is closely associated with it. It has extremely interesting features of appearance and behavior. This is a medium-sized, dense creature about 70 cm tall, resembling a small bear in appearance.
Description and features A huge number of species of various organisms inhabit the water element, most of the fauna of the planet settled on land. But the world rich in life is also an underground kingdom. And its members are not only small primitive forms: worms, arachnids, insects, their larvae, bacteria and others.
Description and features Cute hedgehog - a character known to children from the earliest days. He is a hero of fairy tales and cartoons. Everyone knows how these animals look. This creature is small in size with a soft body, small eyes, an elongated nose and small paws. But the most remarkable and characteristic feature of his appearance is the low spines that cover the upper body.
Description and features Life under the cover of night, the habit of hiding in hidden corners during the day and sleeping, hanging upside down, as well as other strange behaviors of these animals caused many myths and superstitions around their faces. In the past, they were considered vampires, and residents of past centuries were sure that they, as befits creatures of this kind, feed on the blood of people and other living organisms.
The color of a horse is not only the color of its coat, but also of its skin and eyes. The distribution of colors, their intensity, matters. Therefore, in addition to the main suits, there are ants. They are largely due to genetics. Therefore, the color of horses is also associated with the qualities of character, build, health. In the countries of the East they say: - "Do not buy a red horse, sell a black one, take care of a white horse, riding a bay."
His name is also a honey bear. In fact, the kinkaju is raccoon. The animal was nicknamed Honey because of its addiction to nectar. Another animal is called a chain tail. It’s hard for kinkajou to stay on the trees alone. The animal moves along the trunks, clinging to them and branches by the tail. However, sometimes kinkajou moves to the private possessions of people.