Everyone who ever was fond of scientific and popular works about animals, probably more than once met the stories about the huge pike that supposedly lived several hundred years. The most popular is the history of the so-called “kalbrosky the pike”, which was supposed to have been caught personally by the Emperor Frederick II, marked with a gold ring and released at 1230 in one of the lakes where caught running through 267 years. Despite the seeming plausibility of these stories, today reliably established that all of them should be classified as legends or fishing tales. The maximum age of pike, like most other fish, usually no more than 20-30 years. There are, however, fish are long-lived, and these include fairly common off the coast of Kamchatka Northern sea perch. Continue reading
Mouflon – wild sheep is sufficient large animal and is found mainly in the mountains
Cyprus has a rich flora and marine world. In the mountains and on the plains you will meet many small and large animals, and in the sea to admire the marine fauna.
One of the brightest representatives of Cyprus is famous moufflon or wild sheep. This is a beautiful and proud animal. As in ancient times on a mouflon hunt taken.
Generally hunting is a common hobby in Cyprus. Hunters go hunting and extract the mouflon, wild boars, hares, but most of the game.
Donkey in Cyprus, it is very favorite to all animal
The symbol of Cyprus after cats called donkeys. Donkeys are found mostly on farms and in rural houses – and use them as labor force. And on farms for tourists satisfied with game – donkey riding followed by dinner with suvai. The perfect tour after which you will have rights to manage a donkey! Continue reading
…do you personally own a huge amount of iron? Know how much of it do you? Thirty-five tons! So much falls on each inhabitant of the planet, if you extract all of the iron dissolved in sea water.
…on geographical maps 18-19-th centuries can be found melted geographic point? It is an island of the Royal Campaign, the island is emerald island, the Nimrod, Dougherty island. Mariners just misses put them on the map. In fact, these Islands were… of large icebergs.
…in the ocean there are unusual vortex with a diameter of 100 kilometers? It was discovered by oceanographers from the University in Kyoto in the Pacific ocean near the Japanese Islands. Scientists struck by the fact that the axis of rotation of this vortex is not vertical but horizontal. A huge amount of cold water rises from the depths once again and slowly sinks to the bottom, rotating like a wheel. Continue reading