Carnivorous (lat. Carnivora — “flesh-eating”) is a detachment of the placental mammals ( Mammalia ), consisting of sub-units dog-like family ( Caniformia ) and maskoobraznym ( Feliformia ). 11 modern families of prey contain about 270 species in 110 genera and are distributed almost worldwide. The vast majority of the squad are classic carnivores, hunting mainly vertebrates. Predatory sometimes is also divided into two groups that are very different from each other in their mode of life: terrestrial Carnivora ( Fissipedia ) and pinnipeds ( Pinnipedia )
Carnivora scientific name in Latin means “flesh-eating” and consists of two roots — caro (born. p. carnis ) ‘meat’ and vorare “devour, swallow”.
Many predatory eat not only meat. Bear ( Ursidae ) are opportunistic omnivores. some species such as the giant Panda and does specialize in plant nutrition. The small pandas, badgers, olingo, kinkajou, raccoons-Poloskov and raccoon dogs vegetarian food also makes up a significant, if not the main part of their menu. Continue reading
Sometimes after a hard working week want of some special guests. Is it possible to have a rest so that on Monday happy to go to work? Not an easy task, which is only two days, and some even less.
In Moscow really is a place where you can really relax and have fun. In the middle of it is “Marine aquarium on Clean ponds”. Here you can come with the whole family, because everyone regardless of age will find something interesting. Especially here like children. impressions is enough for a month of conversations.
Original stay in “Marine aquarium”, you can start with an introduction to a giant Moray eel, lurking in his cave and trapping the prey, and you can enjoy a more peaceful inhabitants of the aquarium — colorful tropical fish.
In “the Marine aquarium” a collection of the most beautiful, unusual, amazing and incredible creatures, found in all four oceans, the seas and rivers all over the planet. Quite familiar, familiar to every fish in the aquarium with the biosphere of the Russian river are combined on one side with the bloodthirsty piranhas from the Amazon, and the other with fish-lion fish-urchin and the other the most interesting fish and crustaceans of the Indian ocean. Continue reading
One of the most remarkable inmates of the depths. Her look is so not attractive, and bizarre. As a rule, fish-drop lives at depths of 600-800 meters. There were also instances that prefer more extreme depths, namely 1,200 meters.
Prefer to live off the coast of Australia and Tasmania.
This fish is endangered. It is very actively caught and sold by fishermen. Of course, not palatability attract customers, and its unusual appearance.
The fish-drops no muscles, it is composed entirely of a gelatinous mass which density is close to water. It is this anatomical feature allows fish to swim at great depths without spending a large amount of energy.
This fish eats everything that floats by. Generally, its diet consists of molluscs and various.
2. Sea urchin
Some of the oldest animals. They inhabit the Earth more than 500 million years. Today there are about a thousand species of sea urchins. They are divided into two large groups, called: right and wrong. Continue reading