Реферат: О животных


<span Arial Rounded MT Bold",«sans-serif»;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">...howlong animals live? The animal which lives the longest life is the tortoise. Itsometimes lives between 300 and 400 years. The crocodile can live for 300 years

, <span Arial Rounded MT Bold",«sans-serif»; mso-ansi-language:EN-US">the elephant and the eagle – for 100 years.

<span Arial Rounded MT Bold",«sans-serif»;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">...thatelephants are very good swimmers?

<span Arial Rounded MT Bold",«sans-serif»;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">…thatthe elephant can pick up a coin with his trunk? The trunk is everything for theelephant. The elephant can do with his trunk much of what we do with our hands.It can pick up a man and put him on his back; then it can pick up and give hima coin which fell from his pocket.

<span Arial Rounded MT Bold",«sans-serif»;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">…thatwhen an elephant grows

, <span Arial Rounded MT Bold",«sans-serif»;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">everythinggrows on it except its eyes?

<span Arial Rounded MT Bold",«sans-serif»;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">…aboutthe march of 37 elephants across the <st1:place w:st=«on»>Alps</st1:place>?When <st1:City w:st=«on»>Hannibal</st1:City> fought <st1:City w:st=«on»>Rome</st1:City>thirty-seven of his elephants made a march across the <st1:place w:st=«on»>Alps</st1:place>covered with ice and snow. We know that his elephants were African, but <st1:City w:st=«on»><st1:place w:st=«on»>Hannibal</st1:place></st1:City>’s elephants weresmaller then the African elephants of today.

<span Arial Rounded MT Bold",«sans-serif»;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">…thatcrocodiles are cold-blooded? Their temperature rises and falls together withthe temperature of the air.

<span Arial Rounded MT Bold",«sans-serif»;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">…thatin the old, old days, many, many years ago crocodiles lived in <st1:place w:st=«on»>Europe</st1:place>?

<span Arial Rounded MT Bold",«sans-serif»;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">…thatcrocodiles kill more people in <st1:place w:st=«on»>Africa</st1:place> than anyother wild animal?

<span Arial Rounded MT Bold",«sans-serif»;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">…thatin the eighteenth century in <st1:country-region w:st=«on»><st1:place w:st=«on»>France</st1:place></st1:country-region>there was a big wolf which greatly frightened the people? It killed and ate 90men before people could kill it.

<span Arial Rounded MT Bold",«sans-serif»;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">…thatif you feed a bear too much, it will starve to death? When you feed a bear toomuch it will not eat roots and berries which are necessary for its long wintersleep.

<span Arial Rounded MT Bold",«sans-serif»;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">…thatthe snow leopard of <st1:country-region w:st=«on»><st1:place w:st=«on»>Tibet</st1:place></st1:country-region>has a tail longer than its body?

<span Arial Rounded MT Bold",«sans-serif»;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">…thatonce there lived a tortoise in <st1:place w:st=«on»><st1:country-region w:st=«on»>America</st1:country-region></st1:place>with a flower growing on its back?

<span Arial Rounded MT Bold",«sans-serif»;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">…thatscientists think that cleverest wild animal is the chimpanzee and the second isthe orang-outang and the third is the elephant?

<span Arial Rounded MT Bold",«sans-serif»;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">Lionsare cleverer than tigers and leopards.

<span Arial Rounded MT Bold",«sans-serif»;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">Amongthe domestic animals the cleverest are the horse and the dog. There animalstake much from the people with whom they live.

<span Arial Rounded MT Bold",«sans-serif»;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">…thatanimals can talk to one another? Of course they cannot talk as people can, butmany animals can express joy, fear, anger by their shouts. Monkeys, forexample, make many different sounds with their mouths, which have differentmeanings.