Chimpanzee kanzi at the age of 29 years knows about 450 words and can communicate with humans via computer. Every day he uses about 30-40 words. Pigs have excellent memory and intuition, they respond to their name and understand the meaning of some other words. They have a complicated social structure, and they better solve tests on thinking than some primates.
Parrot Jaco is considered a very intelligent bird. This kind of parrot is striking in its intelligence and loyalty. So, Alex the parrot, which deals with an American scientist Irene Pepperberg from the University of Arizona, distinguishes about 50 different objects. And fluent and able to logically explain the distinction between different objects.
Elephants are highly intelligent and emotional creatures. They mourn their dead relatives and sometimes can recognize them by the tusks and the skull. Day and night they lie dead relatives, until they begin to decompose.
Sea lions also are animals who can think logically. Seven-year sea lion Rio proved the existence of logical thinking by means of special tests, which determined that if a=b and b=c then a=c.
A chimpanzee known for her sposobnostyami thinking. Recently it became known that they even plan their future, in advance pondering their next steps. Continue reading
Leptospirosis is a zooantroponoznyh natural focal infection home, fishing, many species of wild animals and humans.
Leptospirosis sick of large horned cattle, pigs, horses, sheep, goats, deer, dogs, foxes, Arctic foxes and animals of other species. The pathogen Leptospira are released from the body of the sick animal and infect microporosity water, feed, pastures, soil, litter, and other environmental media through which healthy animals become infected. Among these factors of transmission water way is the main. Animals become infected by drinking place, eating the corpses of rodents or feed by infected urine of these rodents. Perhaps intrauterine infection in cattle, sheep and pigs. Proved the possibility of transmission through sexual contact.
Sources and reservoirs of pathogenic leptospires are both agricultural and wild animals. They excrete the pathogen into the environment in different ways: urine, feces, milk, semen, through the lungs, with expirations from the genitals.
Leptospira penetrate into the human or animal body via damaged skin (scratches, cuts, wounds, bites),nasal and oral mucous membranes, eyes, genital tract and through the digestive tract. The disease occurs at any time of the year. Continue reading
With the beginning of spring, the owners of pet dogs and cats covers a real medical fever – it’s time to do preventive vaccinations to animals from dangerous diseases. In the spring, with snow melt and warming in the environment increases the concentration of many pathogens, and the risk of catching four-legged friend some sort of serious infection increases dramatically. The best way to protect your pet from disease – vaccination or revaccination (when talking about re-vaccination). Smolensk veterinarians recommend vaccinating puppies, kittens and adult animals regardless of whether they go outside, socialize with other animals or not. Dangerous virus home Murka can pick up even not leaving the apartment – the infection can bring from the street and her owner. The fact that not all viral diseases of animals are transmitted through direct contact. Most of them are dangerous to dogs and cats, easy to put into the house on clothing and shoes, accidentally stepping on the dung of a diseased animal or touching him on the street. Prophylactic vaccination is necessary in order to create an animal specific immunity against viral, bacterial and fungal infections.
To mostdangerous and common infectious diseases of dogs are distemper, parvovirus enteritis and infectious hepatitis. For cats is very dangerous cats panleukopenia (cat plague), viral rhinotracheitis, kaltsivirusnaya infection. The danger lies in the fact that these diseases cause viruses, seeking to hit the whole body and paralyze all the vital functions. Continue reading