Bombay cats are clever and graceful ones. Sometimes it seems that there is something Indian not only in the name of the breed.
Some delicate calisthenics is in their moves and some universal wisdom – in their eyes.
The cats that first appeared just in early 50th of the last century in America as a result of Burmese and American Shorthair cat breeding, – they look like a small panther – the most beautiful, proud animal with strong character.
Munchkin cats are the carriers of natural mutation that gave these cats small, but strong and muscled paws. This feature shows up in their posterity where achondroplasia gene dominates. Put simply, munchkin kittens who have such heredity inherit microplasia due to their limb reduction.
However, this fact doesn’t influence their health, lifestyle or attractiveness to the opposite sex representatives of the common size. This is why short pawed cats are seen all over the world and they can be red, white, black colored, striped and spotty, short-wooled and fluffy.
Botia almorhae is a very beautiful fish that belongs to loach family. It has silvery body with dark vertical stripes and its reproductive species also have some bluish shimmer. Botia almorhae comes from India and Pakistan.
Besides Pakistani species are a bit less saturated with color than Indian ones. Of course, they may be two different subspecies or even two different kinds, because their classification isn’t very precise for the moment.
The fish name originated with the help of famous photographer Ken Childs who has been working in aquarium husbandry industry for more than 20 years. When he was taking pictures of fishes for one of his report, he noticed that coloring of some species formed something like YoYo letters compination.
When he named Botia almorhae as yoyo fish in his article, the name was remembered by the readers and it became widely spread among English speaking audience.
Butterfly hillstream loach (Beaufortia kweichowensis) is a small and very unusual fish. If you want to keep it in a tank you’ll have to recreate the conditions like the ones the fish used to have in the wild.