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
Living in the depths of the North Pacific ocean macropinna the Smallmouth has a very unusual appearance. Her transparent forehead, through which she could spy out the production of their tubular eyes.
Unique fish opened in 1939. However, at that time did not work well enough to study, in particular the structure of the cylindrical eyes of the fish, which can move from vertical to horizontal and Vice versa. It was done only in 2009.
Then it became clear that the bright green eyes of this little fish (it does not exceed 15 cm in length) are filled with a clear liquid chamber of the head. This camera covers a dense, but at the same time elastic transparent membrane, which is attached to the scales on the body of the Smallmouth macropinna. Bright green eyes of fish due to the presence of a specific yellow pigment. Continue reading