Animals are the most amazing creatures on our planet. The diversity of their species is so great that, at times, it is difficult to assess their intelligence. In the end, all animals are driven by instincts that they have developed over the centuries of existence and struggle for survival. It is for this reason adequately assess their intelligence – not an easy task. Still more complicated by the human desire to anthropomorphisizing animals, and try to find in them the signs of human intellect. However, there are such animals that fall under the latter category, responding to many criteria of intellectual development, are so diligently looking for them in people. Today we offer you to familiarize yourself with the smartest twelve animals of our planet, selected not only based on human concepts of the intellect, but also of their abilities, inherent nature, and inherited from their ancestors.
12. Rats rats are Usually considered disgusting disease vectors that live in the sewers, scurrying through sewer pipes and trash cans in search of food. And in fact, all this is not so far from the truth, in the end, that rats were the carriers of plague, which claimed countless lives. But besides all this negativity, rats, in addition, incredibly smart create, this is manifested in particular when it comes to adaptation.Rats will live and thrive in almost any conditions. In addition to this, they are endowed with an excellent memory. Continue reading
If you decide to purchase a home undemanding animal that would not require special attention, the pygmy rabbit will suit you perfectly. These rodents do not require special care, that’s why they are bred in large numbers on farms for meat. But it’s not about that.
My rabbit lives in happiness and prosperity for 8 years, he does not feel any discomfort. For content, you first need to cell size 1000*500*500 mm. – enough so that your pet is not sitting in one place all my life. All the rest is acquired over time or on request. For bedding I recommend to use pressed sawdust, which perfectly absorb any moisture during the long period of time. Thus, a layer of 1-1,5 cm, litter is my pet 7 days. Rabbits, quite clean animals, but there are individuals (like mine) who like to crap everywhere and anywhere. The bed of wood pellets, will provide comfort and coziness to you and your pet. The cost of this litter is not great, and the service life exceeds expectations. With careful care, it is possible not to change the litter, if the time to remove the (swollen) parts of the granules. Continue reading
Guinea pig In this article, we will try to fully describe the content and care of Guinea pigs. The article summarizes the main aspects of the maintenance and care of the animals, we painted history and other minor in our view, the nuances, gathering only the most necessary and important.
Weight (at birth) 50-110 gr.;
Weight (adult animal) 700-1000 (up to 1800) gr.;
Sexual maturity – females 30 days males 60 days;
Sexual maturity for reproduction – 4 months;
The cycle is 14-16 days;
Duration of pregnancy is from 60 to 70 days;
The number of cubs is 1-5, rarely 6;
Age of weaning from mother not earlier than 21 days with a weight of not less than 160 gr.;
Body length – 24 to 30 cm. Continue reading