Unusual behavior of animals.
Photo contest wildlife (Wildlife Photographer of the Year) is a prestigious contest which is held in the London natural history Museum. Over the past 50 years were represented here hundreds thousand pictures of wild nature. Some of them were specially selected for a new book about animal behavior. View something.
1. Woodpecker at work, Finland. Hollowed in the tree, a large hollow that goes down about 60 cm., the Beak of the woodpecker – a perfect tool, it has a high strength inner layer of bone and a flexible outer layer, which helps to reduce vibration. If the female will love this house, she will here lay two to eight eggs, which the pair of woodpeckers will take turns to incubate. (Photo Benjam Pöntinen | Unforgettable Behaviour):
2. Patagonia rabbits from the rodent family. In this hole lives up to 20 pairs. While the children are walking with older, almost like in kindergarten, one of the adult definitely is on guard and watching for approaching predators. It could be a Fox or an eagle. If danger is detected, the signal, and all immediately go underground. This behavior and the division of responsibilities is unique among mammals and provides a great chance for survival. (Photo By Darío Podestá | Unforgettable Behaviour):
3. Muskoxen on Victoria island, Canada. These Arctic animals fend off predators (wolves), becoming in line with the babies behind. The wolves are trying to draw the bulls in the flight in order to catch the weak end of the herd, but with this defense they can not cope. (Photo By Eric Pierre | Unforgettable Behaviour):
4. Kronotsky nature reserve, Russia. This is a cat photographer named Rysiek. She’s always aggressive drives away foxes from the hut of the owner, who tries to crawl in search of food. The larger beast is not associated with a small but dangerous feline. (Photo By Igor Shpilenok | Unforgettable Behaviour):
5. Some “measured balls”, and river dolphins of the Amazon nuts. However, not only nuts, you can use any heavy object. And even not quite the subject, for example, a turtle if he gets the. The males throw the subject up, and at this time others look. So identify the leader. (Photo By Kevin Schafer | Unforgettable Behaviour):
6. Defender of the penguins, Antarctica. The Adelie penguin is trying to ward off a large Petrel, while the Chicks are huddled tightly in a bunch. Thunderbird – a large bird, although from this angle it does not say. They can’t attack the penguins and take away the Chicks from their parents. (Photo Linc Gasking | Unforgettable Behaviour):
7. Katmai national Park, Alaska. Grizzly bear tries to catch salmon. Bears use different hunting techniques depending on depth. Here, in shallow water she is trying to catch salmon with their paws and pull it from the bottom. (Photo By Paul Souders| Unforgettable Behaviour):
8. Langurs are very sociable, and young people playing regularly and develops their physical skills as he can. For example, here is a teenager swinging on the tails of the other two teenagers, and her mother is watching. This is normal and not annoying anyone. (Photo By Thomas Vijayan | Unforgettable Behaviour):
9. Mighty guard on the river Chambal, India. Here live the gharials of the order of crocodiles. And this is another conscientious kindergarten. One female assumes the obligation to protect up to 100 young crocodiles. With this guard you can feel safe. (Photo By Udayan Rao Pawar | Unforgettable Behaviour):
10. A friendly hug in Chobe national Park, Botswana. This Zebra foal was caught by the lions. It may seem that they rest together, but it’s more like a game of cats and little Zebra has not long to live. However, there are rare cases when the lioness, catching prey, and suddenly your mind long protect her, saving a life. (Photo By Adrian Bailey | Unforgettable Behaviour):
It was just a few examples of interesting and non-obvious behavior of the animals.
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