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Top 10 most intelligent animals

People used to consider themselves the smartest creature of the Earth. Despite his very weak physical abilities he directs the lion’s share of the land and makes attempts to “enslave” the World’s oceans. As for animals, their importance was diminished supposedly because of a lack of intelligence. But don’t underestimate the mental abilities of our younger brothers, because some of them are not so stupid as it seems at first glance

Let animals do not have sufficient intelligence to call them “reasonable”, but some of them definitely smarter and brighter than others. For example, pigs. They are easily trained, have excellent memory and demonstrate high results on tests of intelligence.

A certain level of intelligence seen in parrots, in particular — at Jaco. Yes, in most cases they simply repeat the sounds you hear without understanding their meanings, but this is due to lack of proper training. It is proved that they are able to associate words with objects they represent, and understanding the concept of shape, color, serial number.

Proteins are not only smart, but also cunning. They had learned that man is a source of food. Once you have fed the squirrel, it is likely that the next day she will be waiting for you at the same place, “learns” and will take food again. Pricemodel to take as much as will give the remains of food she hides, remembering “the hiding place”.

“Man’s best friend” — the dog — creature is very smart. With proper training she is able to understand 250 words and gestures, count to five, to perform simple mathematical operations. It is worth mentioning that the most intelligent breed of dogs — poodles. Continue reading

Rat. A wild rat.

Wild rat called the Norway rat. Beauty is representative of mammals. Rat length of 20 cm, and weighs up to 500 g. The specimen that exceeds these dimensions is already a giant rat. Norway rat with age becomes red, while the fur is initially more grey-brown than grey. The rat is an amazing animal, it can adapt to any conditions, eat, chew, lives almost across the globe, although the birthplace of the rat, Southeast Asia. The tail of the rat, just a symbol of abomination and aversion, though I don’t think so.

Active mainly from dusk, the rat is unique, it changes your circadian rhythm, adjusting to the lifestyle of its major neighbours – people. A rat in the house – a common sight any time. In the wild the rat leads the group way of life, although there are exceptions. The biggest rat (male) is the “king” of the family. The group formed a strict hierarchy dominated by males. The group maintains its colonial lifestyle and owns a certain territory, which fiercely protect. City rats don’t need large area, so not removed from the nest too far, under conditions of abundance of food. For example, in rats in Moscow, only move around a single home, not trying to capture more territory. Rats are very smart and have a good memory. They simply orentiruyutsya of complex sewer systems, remember your way and always know where they can hide. Rats run fast and constantly in motion. The rat swims well, according to some, this animal can be in water up to 70 hours, in addition, the rodent is able to dive and stay under water some time, and even hunt in the water column. Although the weak point of the rat – vision. Rats the eye effectively is not needed, the main thing is the nose. A wild rat will never be the home rat. Brand manual can only be a decorative rat. To buy a rat at any pet store. These days, all the white rats and blue rats are very popular as Pets. Large rats are not popular, now everybody is looking to have a baby. Continue reading

Can the bedbugs bite Pets (cats, dogs, chickens)?

Bed bugs in our homes parasitize on the person — their barb adapted only for piercing thin enough and soft human skin. Only the hardest bugs to the times when people are leaving the premises for a sufficiently long period of time — bed bugs can bite Pets.

However, in General it is unnatural for bed bug behavior — even adult parasites with their long proboscis barely pierce the skin of animals, and the tiny larvae in most cases and can not feed on cats and dogs.

However, certain trouble pet bugs to deliver fully capable.

“I could not understand why my rat appear on the body of the bleeding wound. Thought it was staph, but it usually just causes purulent abscesses. And then it bites that the animal itself and restorative. Only after a few weeks I found that me and someone started to bite. Was — a banal bed bugs. It was a surprise that they bite the rat, I thought they were only humans drink blood. Apparently, they are somewhere near the cage originally settled and it was closer than my bed”.

Probably the only Pets that suffer from bedbugs, no less than people, are birds (including chickens).

Their soft delicate skin available for piercing proboscis of the bedbug as a human, and the parasites that successfully used by. And the coops they can settle in as successfully as human housing.

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