Abkhazia is a small sunny country on the Black Sea coast with beautiful nature and historical sights. The nature of Abkhazia attracts many tourists every year and strikes with its beauty
The article describes the Curonian Lagoon: its history, water temperature, inhabitants of the underwater world. The description of the Curonian Spit separating the bay from the B altic Sea is given
Whales were hunted in the waters of the North American coast in the seventeenth century. Even then, these mammals began to interest people. The goal was to extract whale oil. For this, a variety of types of these creatures were suitable
The most interesting phenomenon in nature, which is observed quite often, is the appearance of light pillars, as if connecting heaven and earth. Many peoples took their appearance for various omens - both good and ominous. Someone declared them a manifestation of divine favor, and someone - a threat of severe destruction, pestilence and hunger. What do the light pillars in the sky mean and what is the nature of their occurrence, this article will help you find out
Who saw black (earth) worms? Probably everything. However, many people do not even realize how significant benefits they bring. It's really hard to overestimate it. Our article is devoted to black worms. Photos, features, habitat, species - consider these and other equally interesting aspects of the topic
Rakita is a willow, and not a certain kind of it, but a common folk name for willow trees. Where did this affectionate word come from, where rakits grow, how a person uses them in the household and what folk beliefs are associated with this plant - our article will tell about this
Pigeons are one of the most famous bird species found in any city. Every person at least once in his life, walking in the park, saw these beauties. But no one thinks how many species of such beautiful birds exist in the world. In the article we will take a closer look at the types of pigeons, photos and names
For adults, many things are taken for granted and do not require explanation. But children see the world through the prism of a miracle, and they are interested in literally everything. For example, why the sky is blue, why summer comes after autumn, and why gorillas have big nostrils
There are an incredible number of reserves and national parks in Russia, but only a few are especially known. Why are these reserves the most famous?
The symbol of India is the tiger. The embassy of this country, located in Moscow, gave an exact definition of the national animal: “The Indian tiger is a powerful animal with thick red fur and dark stripes. It combines grace, great power, because of which the tiger has become the national pride of the country.” The official name of the animal revered in India is the Bengal or royal tiger, which is most often called the Indian
The animal mongoose belongs to the mongoose family from the class of mammals, order carnivores. The closest relatives are viverrids. There are about seventeen genera and more than thirty species in the mongoose family
Among seafood, crabs are of particular value: their production exceeds 20% of the total turnover of seafood. However, few people know about the diversity of species, their prey and features. How many types of red crabs are there, and how do they differ from each other?
With the bright sun of the tropics, which floods the May Valley of the Seychelles with its rays, this place is always twilight. In this place one gets the impression that he has fallen into some kind of fabulous and mysterious world. The impression of what he saw grows, feeling the pleasant aromas of cinnamon, vanilla, and the sounds of the wind and the crackling of leaves, completes the fabulous picture. This is where the world's largest walnut grows
Bright representatives of birds are parrots. Their appearance attracts the eye, because they have an unusual color. However, even among them, some parrots stand out due to the color of their plumage. So, which of these birds are considered the most beautiful? Here is a list of the brightest representatives of the parrot order. We did not begin to number it, because each bird is beautiful in its own way
Sometimes you can hear the question of what is the difference between a squid and an octopus? In fact, they belong to the order of cephalopods, but there are significant differences between them. These marine inhabitants prefer to spend most of their lives at depth, but there are cases when they rose to the surface. How the squid differs from the octopus will be described in detail in the proposed article
Ostrich brain: its parameters and list of possibilities. Is it true that this organ is smaller than his eye. Other physiological features. Why does an ostrich hide its head in the sand. The first people who learned about the existence of these birds
Our planet is inhabited by a huge number of birds with beautiful plumage and unusual habits. Today we will introduce you to a vociferous, noisy, but very cautious bird with blue wings. The name of this feathered imitator is well known to ornithologists and bird lovers
Reproduction is one of the most important phenomena on our planet. At the same time, from the most ancient times, it has two types. According to scientists, this is an asexual form of reproduction that appeared on Earth at least 3 billion years ago. In addition, the second type was the sexual type. This method of procreation first appeared about one and a half billion years
Among the so-called wolf spiders, there are truly amazing species. One of the most interesting and at the same time dangerous is the tarantula. These large spiders scare many, but there are also amateurs who keep them in aquariums. They look incredibly beautiful to them. It is noteworthy that not so long ago, science proved that a poisonous tarantula does not pose a deadly threat to humans, but many still fear it
Rhinoceros is the hallmark of Africa. No wonder he was included in the top five animals, which in the old days were the most treasured safari trophies. Interestingly, this giant has poor eyesight, but with its power and huge size, this does not matter much for an animal. Many wildlife lovers are interested in whether the rhinoceros is a predator or a herbivore? What kind of life he leads. We will try to answer these questions in the article
The flora of Thailand is amazingly rich and diverse. The forest area occupies more than ten percent of the entire area of the country. In the southern regions there are evergreen tropics, and in the north - tropical deciduous forests. About twenty-seven thousand species of different plants grow in this country. Thai flowers are everywhere. Chic compositions decorate temples, streets, houses, cafes, etc
What is a waterfall? These are streams falling from a high sheer cliff that crosses the riverbed, forming a sharp drop in height. Such a sight captivates with unprecedented beauty, when a falling avalanche breaks into small streams and water dust. And the higher the cliff, the more beautiful the view of the sparkling mass rushing down. About what is the highest waterfall in the world and where it is, we will tell in this article
Since ancient times, the lion was considered one of the strongest animals on the planet. To date, he is the largest cat. In order to understand how the lion was honored and respected in ancient times, just look at the many rock paintings, sculptures and ancient family emblems. In ancient Egypt, these predatory mammals were considered the gods of the earth. The lion is still called the king of the beasts
From TV screens in various cartoons, people were convinced that bears love honey. A striking example is the character of the animated series Winnie the Pooh. In addition, there are a number of books with illustrations that indicate the love of bears for honey. But is it?
Giraffe is a very graceful and graceful animal. However, it is called the tallest animal on the planet for a reason, but because of its truly gigantic size. An adult can reach 6 meters and weigh more than a ton. The main distinguishing feature of these animals is their neck, which is much larger than the body
Volcanoes of the Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Peninsula are an amazing sight. They occupy almost half of the entire territory of the region. Geological formations are constantly in a state of change, and the eruptions that occur here are stunning. The most powerful elements of fire, hot rivers of lava, explosions, fireworks of stones. Everyone who happened to see this completely changes his mind, attitude towards these volcanoes
Bubyr is one of the most unusual representatives of goby fish. The distinguishing feature is the environment. He is practically the only representative of his family that lives in fresh water. The goby family itself has more than two thousand different species, united in turn into 200 genera. The goby is one of the famous fish in its own way. Monuments in Berdyansk and Yeysk are dedicated to him. During the Second World War, he saved the inhabitants of these cities from starvation
Norway is a country with beautiful nature and harsh climatic conditions. The population is only 5 million inhabitants, but is actively increasing due to immigrants. The average winter temperature is down to -4 °C, but in some parts of the country it drops to -40 °C. Summer is rainy and cool, the air temperature often does not exceed +16 °C. From autumn to early spring, the polar night reigns here, which is decorated with the northern lights. From May to June in Norway - a polar day
Such berries as raspberries, currants, strawberries and blackberries are known to all. But when it comes to kumanik, few people understand what it is. Even people who have garden plots do not always know about it. But in fact, this is a fairly common, long-known and useful plant. The kumanik berry is similar to the blackberry and is a variety of it. It can be found in the forest or grown on your site. With proper care, you can enjoy these tasty and he althy berries for a long time
There is a place on Earth that is so unlike any other that it was used to test equipment that was supposed to go to Mars. The Dry Valleys region of Antarctica is one of the most extreme deserts in the world. And that's not its only feature
Funny videos with raccoons appear on the Internet from time to time. The owners take off rinsing clothes, stealing cat and dog food, but that's not all. And how many have seen the funny reaction of the animal to how food dissolves in water? It's about raccoons and cotton candy. It seems that for the animals this is a real shock. Here is one of the videos about a raccoon and cotton candy
Scandinavia is a vast region in northern Europe that once bore the same name. Today, many countries are located on this territory, including Sweden, Denmark, Norway. As well as the Scandinavian Peninsula, the Jutland Peninsula and the islands adjacent to them. Scandinavia is unique in its culture, sights, ancient history, which was started by the famous Vikings
The Amazon is the largest river system on the planet. The total number of its tributaries is in the hundreds. But we will only talk about one of them. In the article you will find a detailed description of the Madeira River. Do you know where its source is located, what cities are located on its wild shores?
Catfish is the largest freshwater predator. It lives in pools and littered river pits. At the age of one hundred years, it can reach a weight of 300 kg and a five-meter length. There are many tales and legends about catfish, in the contents of the stomach of which the remains of people are found. Whether these stories are plausible, and whether catfish can eat a person, we will find out further
When going on vacation and choosing the perfect place for the whole family, you should pay attention to Lake Vselug, which is located in the Tver region and is famous for its excellent fishing spots and recreation centers. They are located in a secluded and untouched corner of nature. It is believed that this lake belongs to the Seliger group, whose reservoirs are comfortably spread in the Penovsky district. This area is ideal for relaxation. Here you can pick berries and mushrooms, ride boats and horses
People call marsh cinquefoil Russian ginseng, decop, marsh cinquefoil and cinquefoil. This plant has been considered medicinal since ancient times. The description of this culture can be found in manuscripts from the 17th century. However, to this day, the properties of this plant have not yet been fully studied
Key description of the Vorskla River. Where is it located and what are the main attractions located on its shore? Types of active recreation on Vorskla
From the time we were educated at school, everyone knows that fish are cold-blooded animals. And not everyone knows that some representatives of aquatic inhabitants are not cold-blooded. The article will introduce you to these exceptional animals and the benefits of their existence, and a photo of warm-blooded fish will complement the information provided
When they see a photo of an animal weasel, people immediately think that this is a very gentle creature, like its name. However, appearances can be deceiving, and in fact it is an aggressive and very bloodthirsty representative of the wild. The animal has been seen more than once when committing robberies of household plots
Daylight has fascinated man since ancient times. The sun was deified, and not without reason, because its light and heat are necessary conditions for the existence of life. The slightest change in the color of the solar disk became the basis for many legends and folk signs. In particular, the red color of the star disturbed the person. And yet, why is the sun red?