Nature
Astrophytums and hybrids

Astrophytums are a special group of cacti from Mexico and there are about five species. There are also many hybrids developed where sometimes a lot of money is counted down. This article lists the five types are treated and some ...

The gray whale

The gray whale is also known as devil fish. The animal may be sixty years and has only two enemies: the man and the killer whale. Even though it has so few enemies, it is an endangered species. What is ...

Injury to the check ligament

Many horse owners are nervous when establishing tendon injury to their horse. Tendon Injury means a long recovery period with no guaranteed success. This includes an injury to the check ligament. Check ligament The check ligament is mistakenly seen as a tendon. ...

The ring-necked parakeet in the Randstad

Among the hundred forty different birds in Amsterdam. And the most strange bird, but just to use a pun, on the wing there is a parakeet in my opinion. The scientific name for this is Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri. Releasing ringneck The ...

A century connected to the island of Texel

In 2009, exactly one hundred years of Nature operates on the island of Texel. That same year, the National Ecological Network is largely completed and received the association, its thousandth hectares of nature, so that it now manages 23 nature ...

As rotten as a medlar

A medlar is the fruit of the medlar tree. It is a reddish-brown, spherical fruit of 2 to 3.5 cm in size. Very striking the medlar is the large crown with five sepals. The harvest can start as late October, ...

The fallow deer as pets

Somebody who regularly walks in a wooded area she might ever come to: the fallow deer with its beautiful spotted coat and perky ponytail. This naturally wild animal in captivity or kept in deer camps at petting zoos where they ...

Horse Diseases caused by a virus

There are many different types of equine diseases. Some come all over the world and for other just only in a certain area. This article discusses several equine diseases that are caused by a virus. In what areas they occur? ...

Each breed has its own characteristics

The nice thing about pets is that your "profile" can create from what you find important in a pet and you can use this as a blueprint for the pet that suits you. Practice shows that we still have too ...

Distemper: a life-threatening disease in dogs

Your dog has watery eyes, a runny nose and cough. Symptoms initially perhaps reminiscent of a harmless cold. However, there are many diseases that can cause these problems, some quite serious. Does your dog has a fever and is very ...