Pets and their people
• Animals and their humans
It is believed that the first representatives of animal appeared about 610 million years ago. At the present time to the animal kingdom include 35 species of mollusks and worms to birds and mammals. The man also applies to animals, but is traditionally viewed separately from them.
For centuries, animals have played an important role in people's lives and vice versa. Some of us are indispensable helpers, others for fun, we put in zoos. We derive them to the brink of extinction, and then make desperate attempts to bring them back into the wild.
Today, in an objective animals and their people. Or vice versa.
This is a bizarre place called "Republic cats" is in St. Petersburg, and combines art cafe, museum exhibition, club and cats. The main aim of this institution is above all a meeting of dialogue and friendly cats and humans. Half of the space is given to the cozy cat houses, and scratching posts. October 21, 2012.
October 7, 2012 in the heart of Beirut (Lebanon) was a march for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
It is a hospice in Denver, Massachusetts - medical institution in which patients with predicted poor outcome receive decent care. Hospice patients are surrounded by the usual "home" things, they open access to relatives and friends. So this couple, who were married for 71 years, came to visit their dog.
Open the mouth wide. Veterinary doctor examines your dog at home, New York, August 9, 2012.
An attempt to establish a world record. Gabriel Guallo of Ecuadorian tribe hopes to keep 250 tarantulas on his body for 60 seconds.
Meet sleepyhead! This small creature from the rodent that resembles a miniature protein. Hibernation of them begins in October, and before hibernation Sony strongly eaten off, but reserves for the winter do not collect. North Wales, October 18, 2012.
on the loose! Hatchling turtles are released into the ocean on the beach in La Libertad, El Salvador, October 3, 2012. Local fishermen actively protect turtles from looters.
It turns out that the little hedgehogs like cat food. Berlin, October 1, 2012.
Tasmanian Devil - a mammal of the family of carnivorous marsupial, belonging to endangered species. September 7, 2012 in Sydney held a national day dedicated to the animals who are under threat.
Where else can you take a picture with a rare snake is not an amusement park? Akko, Israel, August 20, 2012.
Rest of the war. American soldier with a dove during a patrol. Kandahar, Afghanistan, Oct. 25, 2012.
break. Temple in Lalitpur, India, October 9, 2012.
Mass sonchas in Calcutta, India, 17 October 2012.
The mixed feelings. The priest blesses the dogs next to the church in Lima, Peru, September 30, 2012.
September 30, 2012 in the US state of California on the beach in Huntington Beach, passed the 4th annual competition canine surfing. About them we were told in detail.
A sea lion in the zoo of Frankfurt, October 19, 2012.
An unusual pet. Woman riding with her jellyfish train, China, October 13, 2012.
Home turtle on the ruins of a destroyed house in Homs, Syria, September 9, 2012.
Steeplechase. Acts rabbit animal fair in Dresden, September 5, 2012.
With 12 already in the 11 th time held an unusual September 16 in Thailand, but very exciting competition - Elephant Polo for the King's Cup. One of the participants is sent to the competition. Hua Hin, Thailand, September 12, 2012.
September 20, 2012 in Istanbul was march for animal rights.
Pet Sematary in Poland, on October 7, 2012. This woman every year visits the grave of his deceased dog, named Gizmo and Maxio. Now she has a new pet. The dog, of course.
Merging with nature. Scientists from the National Reserve in Sichuan (China) in the giant panda costumes carry out scientific work, October 7, 2012.
Did you know that in Senegal sheep give names kept in homes as pets and remove about them a reality show? Dakar - the capital of Senegal, October 20, 2012.
In India, the horse taking an active part in the wedding procession, accompanied by brass bands through the busy streets. So the horse is sent to their workplace. New Delhi, October 23, 2012.
Whether a dog, or a turtle. October 20, 2012 in New York, was a dog parade in honor of the upcoming Halloween.
Sphinxes at the exhibition in New York, on October 21, 2012. Almost all who had to deal with sphinxes, claim that it is the most thirsty cat breed, and references about the cats without hair can be found in antiquity.
Visit the 10-day elephant, Indonesia, 27 September 2012. The Sumatran elephant gradually disappear, their number decreased by 50% since 1985.