Beautiful photos of horses “smiling” and frolicking in the Icelandic ridges.
Photograph from Iceland Bragi J Ingibergsson:
“I like to take pictures of the horses, they are very playful. And I do not make them smile. Smiles horses – it’s just luck and patience. ”
“Get good pictures of horses is difficult and can take a long time”
“Their playfulness and mood depends on various circumstances, including the weather. These horses live in mountainous areas and have greater freedom of movement “
4. The evolution of horses is well documented fossils that show how small the size of a dog, forest animals with hooves instead of fingers, for 50 million years, has become a large hoofed inhabitants of open spaces.
5. Horse smile.
7. Main horses speciation occurred within North America, where existed on the natural bridge is their penetration into Eurasia, where possible, in the absence of the Bering Strait.
9. Dimensions different horses. The smallest horse in the world, has been recognized by a mare named Tambelina – its height at the withers was 44.5 cm (2006), while, as a Belgian Draft horse named Big Jake is the largest horse in the world – its growth was 210.19 cm in 2010.
10. How and when the horse was domesticated is unknown. On this score there are many debatable assumptions. In the Paleolithic era horse often depicted on the walls of caves, but it was a wild horse, hunting object. The earliest images of horses, in chariots vpryazhonnyh preserved on the walls of the Middle East Tombs of the XX century BC. e.