Good friends Themba and Albert
Poor baby elephant, named Themba, lost his mother after she fell down a cliff. Fortunately, the team at the Shamwari Rehabilitation Centre rescued him. Besides, for two years they dedicated their lives to getting this very special orphan back to the wild. The Internet users shared this very touching story, which is about friendship. So, sharing it with you.
Category Archive: Nature
Good friends Themba and Albert
Heterochromia in Animal World
According to scientists, Heterochromia among animals is more common than among people. Besides, it usually causes a blue color to one eye. Interestingly, eyes of different colors happen among cats with a large percentage of white in fur color. And especially in such breeds as the Van cat and the Turkish Angora. Traditionally, Cats with different colored eyes can have one orange eye, yellow or green in color and the other eye is blue. According to tradition, the Prophet Muhammad’s favorite cat Muizza had different colored eyes.
As for dogs, it is the Siberian Husky breed that holds the leadership in Heterochromia.
Animals in captivity
Why are people so cruel?
Why do we make animals suffer?
Why do we kill and eat them?
Why do we keep them in cages?
Do we need zoos?
First question: Would you like to be encaged?
Moeraki Boulders came to us from another planet
Undoubtedly, this is an amazing natural phenomenon, so-called Moeraki boulders, also known as “Elijah’s watermelon.” According to some opinions, they are dinosaur eggs, while others see in them fruits of ancient marine plants. However, some even suggest the possibility that they are the remains of an UFO. Unusually large and spherical boulders, The Moeraki Boulders are lying along a stretch of Koekohe Beach on the wave cut Otago coast of New Zealand between Moeraki and Hampden.
Top-10 most Intelligent Animals
There are a lot of beautiful animals on our planet, and some of them demonstrate extraordinary abilities. Meanwhile, scientists and experts have long been trying to determine which animal is the smartest. Here is the top of 10 most intelligent animals on Earth, according to Animal Planet.
What do you know about Sharks?
Some interesting facts, you probably didn’t know.
First, you are 1,000 times more likely to drown in the sea than you are to be bitten by a shark.
Noteworthy, sharks’ bodies are heavier than the sea, so if they stop moving they sink.
Meanwhile, there are about 350 different types of sharks.
However, researchers think there are other sharks that haven’t been discovered yet!
In fact, most sharks as we know them today developed about 64 million years ago during the age of the dinosaurs.
According to scientists, they can determine the age of a shark by counting the rings that form on its vertebra, much as you can count the rings on a tree to tell its age.
Creeping stones of Death Valley
Real-life rolling stones creep across Death Valley in California. Noteworthy, Death Valley is the lowest point in the US, at 282 feet below sea level. It is almost completely flat and holds the record for the second highest temperature ever recorded on earth (58C). Death Valley, situated within the Mojave Desert, features the lowest, driest, and hottest locations in North America.