Pigs have been increasingly popular as pets in recent years, and many pig lovers have purchased mini or micro pigs to keep as pets in their homes. Pigs can be an amusing and rewarding company, not to mention quite cute, due to their clever and friendly disposition. Celebrity culture has inspired the pet pig obsession, […]
The mirror or mark test is a behavioral technique developed by Gordon Gallup Jr., an American psychologist. This test determines whether an animal can recognize its own reflection in a mirror. There was only one bird species that passed this test? The Eurasian magpie is one of the most intelligent birds and one of the
The British Museum is a public museum in Bloomsbury, London, dedicated to human history, art, and culture. Its permanent collection of eight million works is one of the most extensive in the world. It tells the story of human culture from its inception to the present day. The British Museum was the world’s first public
Since ancient times, sailors have traversed the open ocean for fishing, trading, and exploration. Because these early mariners faced many dangers and uncertainties, they relied on superstitions, omens, and luck to keep them safe and guide them home. Sailors’ superstitions provided them with a sense of control as they navigated the unpredictability of the seas.
Parakeets are small to medium-sized parrots that generally have long tail feathers. Some included in the genera are the budgerigars, monk parakeets, and plain parakeets. While they are abundant in South Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Islands, they are not as common in Europe. So how did this species spread so rapidly in Europe? In
Like many other birds, flamingos in captivity breed more with the presence of mirrors as it fools them into thinking their flock size is big, helping them communicate more with their flock. Captive flamingos build their nests close to mirrors and display more group behaviors. To aid breeding and to generally promote behavior in birds,
Giant Tarantulas will keep frogs as pets, keeping them safe from potential predators. In return these frogs will eat tiny insects that could otherwise harm Tarantula eggs before they hatch.
Giant Tarantulas and Tiny Frogs Are Friends with Benefits Some tarantulas and frogs seem to have an interesting relationship – the unlikely pair sometimes co-exist in shared living arrangements. Measuring hardly more than half an inch in length, microhylids might seem like a pretty insignificant family of frogs. But they’ve crossed onto scientific radars in
Giant Tarantulas will keep frogs as pets, keeping them safe from potential predators. In return these frogs will eat tiny insects that could otherwise harm Tarantula eggs before they hatch. Read More »