Yesterday, we all start dreaming Editorial Octopussy, but today the list of coveted and desired greatly expanded! Russia has taken to keep the house only dogs, cats and parrots, but look, what kind of reigns in the houses of various countries of the world ...
1. India: Mongoose h2>
In India, often as a pet keep Indian gray Mungo, or simply a mongoose. Mungo quickly makes friends with the people - it does not seek to escape, everywhere follows his master, eating out of his hand, and generally behaves like a normal pet.
2. USA: Skunk h2>
Another trendy pet in the United States - a skunk. Affectionate, loyal and beautiful - the nature of it is not inferior to dogs and cats. But in the arsenal of weapons stinking skunk, which tamed the beast, according to experienced breeders, never use at home.
3. China: Cricket h2>
From the 12th century in China is traditionally organized competitions for the most beautiful and loud singing of crickets. Now, when the stakes in the battle banned, crickets are sold in small, fist-sized wicker cages at $ 0, 25 per share to just keep them at home.
4. USA: Anteater h2>
Smartest, respond to their names, easy to learn, and even open the fridge to bring slippers - is not a pet? As for food, the domesticated animals prefer ants and termites fruits, vegetables and ground beef.
5. Japan: rhinoceros beetle h2>
The main thing is devoid of Japan - is a vast land. Small pets - the optimum solution for small houses and apartments, in which the lives of the population. Like fighting crickets in China, in Japan very popular battle rhinoceros beetles (kabutomushi).
6. Japan: Axolotl h2>
Another favorite of the Japanese - Axolotl. As a result of urbanization and water pollution axolotl disappears gradually, however, in spite of all the prohibitions and penalties, Mexicans continue to sell it to markets. Strange creatures in aquariums kept in special conditions that the larvae do not become ambistom not changed appearance - body shape, color, and so forth.
7. UK: Hedgehog h2>
People take turns for the acquisition of the African pygmy hedgehog. The cost of a tiny pleasure - about $ 300. Pygmy hedgehogs quickly become accustomed to the owner and the house is well-behaved, they do not smell and do not get sick. Funny animals began to withdraw only 20 years ago in the United States.
8. Australia: Hermit Crab h2>
Hermit Crabs, despite its name, too domesticated. These marine life won the love of Australians through docile nature and low cost of maintenance, as the waste fed to the master's table.
9. South Africa: Meerkats h2>
Meerkats easy to tame, and they are often held as pets, destroying snakes, poisonous insects and rodents. South African people believe that meerkats are able to protect their homes from the werewolves' lunar devils. " During his habit of enjoying the sun standing column, making their wool literally glows, meerkats is called "solar angels».
10. Brazil: Boa h2>
Another pet, earn the love of practical reasons: poisonous snakes are not compatible with non-toxic boas, and the inhabitants of Brazilian villages use it. Young boas easy to tame, they are attached to the owners react to caresses, eat from the trough and freely crawl around the house.
11. France: Ferret h2>
Fretka - a ferret home, it differs from the wild more friendly and cheerful disposition. In France, this animal became popular among fashionistas: ferret, thrown over his shoulder, like a fur collar, effectively complements the haute couture dress.
12. Canada: sugar glider h2>
They are just as kangaroos and koalas, bear cubs in bags on their stomachs, but they have an advantage: they can plan in the air, jumping from a height. Rolls over "mimimishnost" friendly character, pocket size and the natural volatility of the flying squirrel allowed to settle from the forests of Australia in homes around the world.
13. Indonesia Orangutans h2>
Orangutans have a reputation for intelligent and gentle creatures, they willingly take childless families, because these apes closest to humans in their genetic code. In some houses orangutans live on an equal basis with the members of the family: wear nice clothes, sleep on pillows, eat at the same table with people in other - are trained to play the role of servants: may open the door or to wipe the dust.
14. China: Songbirds h2>
China - probably the only country in the world where dogs eat, and walk their birds. Songbirds are with a man for many centuries: the tradition of home-range birds goes back to the Qing Dynasty. In Chinese parks in the early morning you can see a typical scene: a man walking, holding a cell covered with a cloth.
15. Mexico kinkajou h2>
Kinkajou - a carnivorous mammal of the family raccoon that lives in Central and South America. "It's hard to find a more enjoyable pet than kinkajou. He is affectionate, like a child. Lasky make him happy. He gently pressed against the man when he stroked it, while he appears, there is no guile ».