And from all this group the diamond dove occurs most frequently. Head, neck and underparts of its body is ashy-grey; back, wings and tail brownish; wings small white spots; a ring round the eyes wide, bright orange in females and young males it is much narrower and paler; the bill is gray at the base, the tip blackish-brown. Length of the bird – 19-20, tail 10-11 cm
Widespread in Australia, inhabiting forests and thickets of bushes, growing near the water. They love to bask in the sun, growing near the water. They love to bask in the sun, flat on the ground. Most of the time on the ground in search of food, but resting on the branches of trees. Runs along the ground quickly, deftly shuffling your feet. They are kept in pairs or small flocks. The flight is fast and is similar to flight of the nuthatch.
When the nesting period, often heard the voice of the male, repeating the sound: “crow”, “crow”. With tail fanned before the female. 3-5 days after start of construction the nest is ready, and after a few days there are eggs on which the female sits very closely and get away with them only in the case of obvious danger. The incubation period lasts about 2 weeks, the Chicks leave the nest at the age of 13-15 days for the first time we spend the night in the nest or at the nearest branch of nedalekom parents.
The diamond dove belongs to the best room for the birds. She is graceful, beautiful, neshumova, always calm, not afraid of humans, gets along well with songbirds. For the first time this dove was able to breed in 1875 and since then it is successfully kept in cages. Continue reading
In nature only a few survive to extreme old age, due to objective reasons.
But even in captivity, the turtles on the strength make it to the middle of that age, as if completely absent of external hazards. How long can a slider turtle live in a terrarium? How can I prolong their life?
How to determine the age of red-turtle?
Sell slider turtles at an early age, when the carapace reaches a length of not more than 7 cm At the time of purchase it is better to give preference to younger ones because they are easier to survive, and will live longer.
Over the years, the turtle can grow up to 30 cm . that will require a larger terrarium and resettlement of a few turtles from each other. Therefore it is better to know in advance what the potential growth is of this or that individual and which “house” it is better to buy.
To determine the age in two ways:
By measuring the length of the shell, taking into account the annual growth of a turtle on 2-3 cm; Continue reading
You like exotic Pets? But if you have an Allergy to wool, and very desirable pet – what to do? There is a solution to this problem is to get a lizard! Yes it is a lizard. Cineasia skink. This fascinating creature seems strong, slightly slow, very reasonable. Skink finds out their owners (especially those who feed him), omnivorous, requires little maintenance – easy to maintain. No smell, no wool, he won’t bite (if manual and not in the wild). If you have children – they are unlikely to hurt this lizard, it seems strong enough to break her. And she has this adorable blue tongue.
Keep the skink just. Need a terrarium (you can use a plastic toy box) in it are doing good ventilation of the installed UV-lamp (10 Repligo easy to buy in pet stores), put the drinker with a clean, pooled water and feeder. Note that the skink has it ALL. Loves baby puree, mixed with something tasty. But since he could easily get used to the sweets, and refuse to eat terribly useful porridge with vegetables, you have to fool him. For example: take the cereal, mix it with chopped heart and add a raw egg, put the same vegetables, fruits. It is breeders call “mash”. Sly lizard will be forced to pop that will, not choosing tasty pieces. Also a trick with baby meat puree, dobavljaca all sorts of useful but, alas, not always such tasty things. As the lizard sheds it to be afraid that suddenly it got leather pieces. Everything is fine. Provided there is sufficient humidity. Spray your favorite spray and keep well shed fingers and the tip of the tail. If the skin will not peel off, it will pull a toes or tail, and these parts tell just wither away and fall off. Continue reading