Ghetto for animals
On the uninhabited Bahamas island, wild pigs live freely and piglets: they float in sea water, they grow in warm sand and eat what numerous tourists are brought to. Due to the fact that the animals spend a lot of time on the coast and in the water, the beach was called a piglet, and the island itself is informally referred to as the island of pigs. Like pigs got into this paradise, no one knows exactly. Some consider them victims of shipwrecks or fugitives from the neighboring island, others – Pets of the wild farm of unknown sailors. Although, it is quite possible, the themed island is the work of the local workers of the tourist industry. Anyway, today floating pigs with Big Major-Kay – Real Stars. People from all over the world come to make a photo session with bathing animals and feed them out of boats. It is curious that part of tourists find pigs friendly, and part – obsessive and aggressive. Apparently, the mood of waterfowl is very changed.
Wild Pony Island
American states of Maryland and Virginia share the Ossatig Island, in which Chincotigian pony lives from the XVII century. Because of the border between the staff, the horses were divided into two herds: in each of them about 150 animals. The herring of Maryland leads a happier life: a pony has access to the sea, the possibility of peacefully graze among the tourist tents, chew beach towels and roll on white sand. Their habitat is within the competence of the service of national parks, which ensures that tourists do not feed animals and respected the distance. It was observed that there were several aggressive from the inappropriate pony adhesive: they can take away popcorn or chips, and if you try to interfere – can and smear.
Herd of Virginia belongs to the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company fire team, it is fenced off from the sea and visitors and is under constant veterinary control. Once a year of unnecessary stallions make me sail to the island of chincotig, where they are sold from the auction. So regulates the number of herds and profit for the company. Pony swims held since 1925 and is a popular spectacle for tourists.
More than 100 million red crabs inhabit the Australian Christmas Island. During the annual migration, they crawl from rainforest on the coast of the Indian Ocean for breeding. For their safety, the authorities brass are brassized and build temporary bridges, and warning road signs hang for drivers: "Personal! On the road Kraby!»Crab migration takes about 18 days, you can watch it in November and December.
Island of sea cats
Not far from Cape Town in the South African Gulf of Falls Bay there is a small island that chose a colony of sea cats. On an area of about 2 hectares, more than 60,000 animals live, and it attracts attention not only to tourists and photographers, but also large white sharks. To catch the cat, the predatory fish falls on the bottom, and then rapidly rushing to the surface and take off high above the water, grabbing the victim in the air. Sometimes the sea cat is able to escape from the "flying jaws" – long battles and persecution are tied. This is a natural "show" with a 100 percent probability can be observed in the area of the forces-Island (translated – "Island of the Marine Cotes") from May to September, it is at this time naturalists and divers come here here – lovers to dive with sharks.
Giant Mice Island
In the XIX century, the uninhabited island of Hoff, which is in the southern part of the Atlantic Ocean, accidentally hit the house mice. They escaped from landing ships and since then not only has been multiplied, but also increased in size: each of them is 50% more than an ordinary house mouse from the mainland, and in length reaches 27 cm without taking the tail. Thanks to this, rodents have become a curse for local birds: they attack even on large individuals exceeding their size 250 times, not to mention the eggs and chicks. Scientists are seriously afraid for some species of birds, in particular, for the Red-born Typhoonman of Schlegel, which is multiplied only on the island of Hoff and more in the world. Homemade mice do not have enemies on the island of Hoff, and in summer their number increases to incredible sizes – 1 ha have 300 mice.