For millions of years nature in the country of eternal summer created a large variety of unique inhabitants. The native animals are elephants, monkeys, Himalayan black bears, wild bulls Gaura, cat bears binturong, hornbills, various snakes and lizards. In the sea there are stingrays, Moray eels, reef fish and other colorful bright liveliness.
The symbol of the Kingdom of Thailand is elephant. Hard to imagine that a six ton animal can easily climb the mountain. Elephants confidently move on inclined surfaces, keeping its balance by the massive legs and trunk, which cling to the trees. In addition, elephants are excellent swimmers and can move across water for significant distances.
A diverse group of monkeys that live in all parts of the country. This white handed Gibbons, orangutans, several species of macaques and Tonkolili monkeys, which are trained to gather coconuts. In the Eastern parts it is possible to meet rare animal bright color with dense hair – Laurie (he’s a lemur). In the forests there are about 60 species of squirrels, which are found throughout Thailand. Continue reading
As it became known, the incident occurred on the red sea coast. The victim was 53-year-old tourist from Germany. While swimming tourist in the sea, the shark attacked him and bit off the foot. In the end, a German tourist died on the way to hospital from loss of blood. Note that how far from shore was a man, not specified.
Previous case of shark attacks on tourists off the coast of Marsa Alam has happened in 2009, then the victim of the attack was French tourist.
It is also worth noting that the attack of sharks on tourists is not a rare phenomenon. So for example, in 2013 a German tourist lost an arm on one of the Hawaiian resorts during a shark attack. According to statistics, in 2014, worldwide there were 118 shark attacks on people: of these, 10 people died and 87 were injured. Continue reading
Aquarium fish is not only an object of care and the “home therapy”, is also a source of aesthetic pleasure. Aquarium fish is extremely beautiful creatures, and then, as they say, “the taste and color of comrades” – aquarist favorites. But some types of fish are a special beauty and brightness.
For example, the koi fish is a decorative carp freshwater. Brought these fish in Japan, where farmers bred carp in ponds. Was sometimes a fish with “non-standard” colouring – and they ate, and were kept separately. Gradually the breeding of colored fish evolved from peasant savy in the hobby noble people. Today there are many varieties of koi carp of various colors – often red, orange, black, brown, rarely purple, yellow, green. For these fishes characteristic patterns in the form of colored spots. Especially prized fish with clear and clean boundaries spots and balanced, proportional figure (the larger the fish, the larger must be the picture). Continue reading