All animals are born small and home animals, including cats, animals and wildlife — huge elephants, and even the oldest predators – crocodiles. Today will talk about the little cubs of different animals.
The family of these monkeys migrated from Africa 15 million years ago and ended up in South-East Asia much earlier people. Infant orangutan with mother live to about 6-8 years. In natural conditions their age reaches up to 30 years :
The habitat of meerkats, which belong to the family of mongoose mainly is an area of Kalahari desert located in South Africa. A newborn baby weighs only about 30 grams, and opens eyes only on day 14. Meerkats take friendship person, they can easily be tamed and they live in captivity for 10 years:
It would seem, such giants as the polar bear — the adults reach a length of 3 meters and weight up to 1 ton should be born and big bears. Continue reading
In the infinite diversity of animals represented in the collections of the Zoological Museum, the visitor is pretty hard to understand – especially if he’s here for the first time. In this situation come to the aid of professionals. Museum guides will talk about its history, get acquainted with the most interesting exhibits in the collections, and answer questions about the problems and successes of modern biology. If You want to know anything more, You can enjoy hundreds of themed tours on the taxonomy, ecology, zoogeography and other fields of Zoological research. In addition to individual tours, the Museum hosts a lecture series for children of all ages and training.
The main tours
Sightseeing tour of the Museum
A brief history of the Museum. The origin of collections, the largest Zoological expedition. During the excursion visitors get acquainted with the most interesting displays biological groups, collections and separate exhibits. languages: Russian, English
The modern theory of evolution
The life and teachings of Charles Darwin. The development of evolutionary ideas in dotarlismy and posleduyuschie period. Modern evolutionary trends. Continue reading
The Thai cat is one of the oldest breeds of cats existing in the world.
Thai cats, which is sometimes called starobinskii, are of Siamese origin, which has not changed under the impact of the standards. And Thai and Siamese originating from the former Kingdom of Siam, now Thailand.
Vodilos just a sort of a rarity in this land, and belonged to cats of the Royal family. Of course, because they were considered as guides of souls of noble personages in the world of eternal rest.
The people of the country worshipped amazing creatures, poets dedicated to them poignant poetic lines, and the royals took care of rare cats as a precious relic. Only in the late 19th century Siamese cats became from time to time to leave the Fatherland. And here since then the history of the breed splits in two.
Part Siamese was subjected to intensive crossbreeding with other breeds, resulting in their appearance has undergone some changes: there are new types of color, the body lines became more elongated, the backbone is lighter, and the head took a wedge shape.
The other part remained intact, as enthusiasts of the natural appearance of these cats has made considerable efforts in order to preserve all the characteristic features of the breed. Due to this, the traditional type Siamese look segodnyaschy also looked like the Royal Pets for many centuries. Now, representatives of this – which retain their original appearance – branches proudly are called Thai cats. Continue reading