Someone named Gary Dahl (Gary Dahl) in 1975, started selling substitutes allowed. Moreover, these substitutes were not even external imitation of animals. They were just ordinary stones.
Stones-Pets were sold for $3.95 a piece, and according to rough estimate, over 6 months Gave has sold more than 5 million stones. In this case the total cost of each stone was only 95 cents.
Innovative product Gave was a common boulders, which he purchased from the supplier of building materials, and then sold them as live Pets. According to him, the idea came to him in connection with the difficulty, mess and expenses associated with such Pets as cats and dogs.
He started with what was created by a company named “Rock Bottom Productions”. The stones were imported from Mexico. Packing stones included “the care Guide” and looked like a cardboard box for transporting Pets. The manual contained instructions for the care of the pet and advice on training — how to teach him different commands: “sit”, “lie”, “die”, “roll”, and “to me”.
Part of the marketing strategy Gave was the assertion that the stones can bring more pleasure than we can imagine. He convinced the buyers that these stones supports this statement by its very existence, and clearly demonstrate that the joy of the child within us brings not the object itself, and ideao it. Pet is in our mind a niche created by force of imagination. Continue reading
Allowed already contain not only because of their usefulness. Many of the Pets we have sheltered only for their beauty and charm. In addition, the breeders bring a lot of showy rocks to make our life more beautiful.
However, sometimes they are clearly behind the curve, and new hybrids cause rather a feeling of disgust than affection.
We introduce you to seven animals of different breeds, whose appearance was very controversial.
Budapest Mongolian Thurman
This breed of pigeons outwardly looks like a fish-telescope or amphibian. Especially creepy look unfledged Chicks are Budapest tumblers. However, these birds acquired a reputation of being great flyers and are highly appreciated among professionals.
For those who are crazy about cats, but at the same time likes to amuse himself a vampire movie, brought a special breed of werewolves. This breed is called Lika (Lykoi) and resembles an intermediate link of evolution, in which cats are descended from bats.
Likoi and although in appearance seem to be sick and bald, actually it’s quite healthy animals. However, to get offspring from such drakulat unlikely to succeed, because the breed is still young and is genetically unstable. 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