Animals

In addition to the pets we have at home, the animal kingdom is made up of thousands of different species. This section takes a look at some of the most well known, including horses, pigs, and birds, as well as wild animals like lions, whales and monkeys.

The Reproduction of Domestic Parrots

Getting two parrots to reproduce in a cage isn’t impossible. However, this chore requires a good understanding of the mating process and the sexual behavior of this species. In other words, the reproduction of domestic parrots has its complexities. In…

European Owls: The Nocturnal Raptors

Nocturnal raptors such as owls have been at the center of many myths and legends over the years – some good, others less so. Owls are found on every continent in the world, except Antarctica. Of all the many recognized…

The Natura 2000 Network

The Natura 2000 Network is a European ecological network of biodiversity conservation areas. It’s part of European Union initiatives to preserve the natural spaces and resources of Europe’s natural heritage. How did Natura 2000 begin? In 1992, the Natura 2000…

How Many Hours Sleep Do Cats Need?

Like any other animal, cats need their daily hours of sleep. A good night’s sleep is essential for their well-being, just like us! So, how many hours sleep is best? A domestic cat sleeps an average of 15 or 16…

Keeping Ducks As Pets: Care and Housing

When a family decides to adopt an animal, keeping ducks as pets probably isn’t the first option that springs to mind. After all, the pet industry is mainly dominated by two species: dogs in the first place, with cats not…

Spanish Horse Breeds

Horses in Spain date back to ancient times, and they have always been highly valued in the country. However, because of its special characteristics, the Andalusian breed stands out from the rest, and this is where the Purebred Spanish horse…