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Pets and children

“D domashnie animals definitely bring joy to the home, teach children to be kind, but everything in it on one condition, explains a child psychologist. – If parents are properly treat animals. none of the animals does not automatically become “good” pet”.

The study, during which studied the effect of Pets on children from three to six years, provided a lot of evidence of how they are developing social sensitivity and communication skills. We have even highlighted the influence on the index of intellectual development — the doctors say. But animals are comrades really help to develop a sense of responsibility. In addition, they help children become less self-centered. Because for productive interaction feedback is required, and the animals can provide. If the cat does not like the way a child holds her, she will run away. So the animals themselves explain to the children how to handle them. This allows the child to understand the point of view of another.

Pet ownership is a huge additional responsibility. And the child, especially if he’s only three or four years, can only partially take care of. Younger children can feed the pet, spend time with him, to hold him in her arms and try to play with him. But you hardly want to your trehletnyaya scrubbed out of the cage litter. Continue reading

Exotic Pets. Lizards.

Lizards ( Lacertilia ) — suborder of squamates order of the class reptiles. The suborder of lizards is not biologically definable category, and includes all those species that do not belong to the other two suborders scaly — snakes and duchodcu. Snakes are probably descendents of lizards paranoidly and biological principles can too be considered a lizard, but conditionally allocated in a separate suborder. There are more than 4300 species of lizards.

Unlike snakes, most lizards (except for some legless forms) are available in varying degrees developed limbs. Although legless lizards are similar in appearance to snakes, they would still have the belly, but the majority are belt extremities; unlike snakes left and right half of the jaw apparatus still adherent.

The legless lizards’s eyes, as a rule, provided with separate movable eyelids, while snakes have fused eyelids, creating the eyes transparent “lens”. They are also characterized by other features, such as the structure and the structure of the scales.

Many species of lizards are able to discard the portion of the tail (autotomy). After some time, the tail is recovered, but in an abbreviated form. During autotomy special muscles compress blood vessels in the tail, and bleeding almost never occurs. Continue reading

Home-cooked snails

Snails previously caused only disgust and Association with pests or French delicacies now gaining popularity as a pet.

Snails are quiet and harmless creatures, they do not smell, do not cause allergies and take up little space in the apartment. Easy care, low maintenance costs, and the ability to leave your pet at home during the vacation, the snail makes the ideal pet even for people that are rarely home. To take care of this pet will be able and child.

It’s hard to believe, but most of the snails owners believe that their Pets can recognize their owners and prefer to avoid contact with unfamiliar people. Accustomed to person a snail hiding in a shell and without fear allows you to stroke himself wet calf. The most sociable and not shy of large snails are considered species of Achatina Reticulata (Achatina reticulata).

For keeping snails at home use a terrarium, but will also fit any container of non-toxic material, closed by a lid with ventilation holes. In addition to the terrarium, you will also need:

The soil, which can act as Coco peat, earth, moss or peat moss.
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