Intelligent and lively, small Maltese dogs delight many animal lovers. They make excellent companions for people who like to have their dog close by at all times and take joy in grooming the snow-white fur." data-link="https://www.zooplus.ie/magazine/dog/dog-breeds/maltese" data-reading="9 min" data-feedback="" alt="" />
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4 minSmall Pet Health and Care
Rabbit faeces can be easily recognised by their typical round shape. If your rabbit's faeces suddenly become more fluid or turn from dark brown to red in colour, it has diarrhoea. Since diarrhoea in rabbits can lead to serious consequences, you should know when you have to go to the vet.
5 minBird Health and Care
Have you found a featherless baby bird on your Sunday walk and are now wondering what you should do? Or do you want to trim your hedge but can hear a loud twittering between the leaves? Find out here what you should know about the breeding season for wild birds.
2 min 1Aquarium Guide
Two researchers carried out an investigation into the noise exposure of one of the aquariums due to the visitors in the Schönbrunn Zoo in Vienna, and found some surprising results. They hid an underwater microphone in a one cubic metre aquarium to register the effects of visitors tapping on the glass. Helmut Kractochvil and Harald Schwammer investigated this activity for four weeks, counting the taps per 100 visitors between midday on Monday to midday on Friday, and then from midday to Friday to midday on Monday. They then introduced three different signs with the inscriptions: “Tapping on the glass kills the fish”, “Only idiots tap the glass”, and “Please do not tap the glass”.
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