Prepared by a team of Russian and Mongolian scientists the monograph introduces the reader to a unique representative of the world fauna – wild Bactrian camel (Hautacam), living in the desert regions of Central Asia. He is listed in the international Red list of IUCN, where identified as being in critical danger (Critically Endangered), and also in Appendix I of CITES.
This monograph summarizes the preliminary result of long-term studies of wild camels, conducted by scientists from different countries, starting with N. M. Przhevalsky. Based on existing literature and results of own field studies in the deserts of Mongolia, the authors made a successful attempt systematic presentation of the accumulated world science materials.
The book consists of three chapters, whose subject-matter made in its subtitle. Giving in the introduction a brief overview of the history Continue reading
Wedding in Korea: tradition, coupled with common sense, minus the remnants of the past and excessive sentimentality. That’s how I would describe this ritual, which, according to Koreans, they must be in the life of every young man and girl. If for any reason young people after 30 are not married, it is perceived by others as an alarm signal. Family, friends and co-workers consider it their duty to arrange a personal life of a bachelor and organize meetings with potential partners. Many are turning to professional matchmakers who, when advertising their services, saying the following: “Love is blind. When a man and a woman love each other, they see their elected representatives only positive qualities and fails to notice shortcomings. Therefore, if you are looking for your spouse, guided only by feelings, you’ll easily be wrong…”
You and whose clan?
In Korean society, there is one immutable requirement: forbidden to marry the groom and the bride with identical Ponomarev (belonging to the same genus). Pont – a kind of “pattern”, i.e., what is the basis. The Koreans can have the same name, but Pont will be different from them. PON is transmitted only through the male line.
Early in the last century, the bride and groom in Korea could meet each other for the first time on the wedding ceremony – collusion went on behind their backs, their fate did senior.
Koreans consider themselves happy people. Probably because Murphy’s law doesn’t work. Sandwiches in Korea ever oil not falling down because no oil, no them, no they are not. And Yes, the term “sandwich” to them, probably not an ideal fit, except that from the point of view of uniformity of purpose with our bread smeared with butter.
Rice, sliced vegetables, scrambled eggs, ham or fish wrapped in a dry leaf pressed seaweed. The resulting sausage cut into several pieces and “kimbap” Korean sandwich is ready. Sending a child to school, caring mom will definitely put him in the backpack kimpap for lunch.
Wherever there is a Korean student, at school or on excursions, everywhere there is special food area. At the entrance of the wooden Cutlery these children must remove their shoes. Chairs and tables no, Koreans used to eat sitting on the floor, cross-legged. By the way, Korean doctors say that in this situation food is digested best.
Korean grocery market from a variety of dazzled. Most surprising is the virtual absence of flies, the indispensable bazaars of the Russian inmates. They’re not here, even there where they sell fresh seafood. The secret is simple – sticky spiral, and which can be bought at every step. Not all that sold Continue reading