The beauty of Raja Ampat Islands

Raja Ampat Islands is a great potential to serve as a tourist attraction, especially diving tourism. Raja Ampat Islands waters according to various sources, is one of the 10 best waters for diving site around the world. In fact, it may also be recognized as number one for the completeness of underwater flora and fauna at the moment.
Dr. John Veron, coral experienced members from Australia, for example, in a site he reveals that, Raja Ampat Islands, located in the most western tip of Papua Island, about 50 miles northwest of Sorong, has the best reef areas in Indonesia. Around 450 types of coral could be identified for two weeks of research in the area.

Team of experts from Conservation International, The Nature Conservancy, and the National Oceanographic Institution (LON) Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) have done a quick evaluation in 2001 and 2002. As a result, they are recorded in these waters there are more than 540 types of hard coral (75% of the total type in the world), more than 1,000 types of reef fish, 700 types of mollusks, and the highest note gonodactyloid stomatopod crustaceans. This makes 75% of the world’s coral species in Raja Ampat. None of the places with the same broad area have this number of coral species.

There are several areas of coral reefs are still very good condition with the percentage of live coral close to 90%, preferably at Dampier strait (the straits between Waigeo P. and P. Batanta) Kofiau Islands, South and South East Misool Kepualauan Wayag Islands. Type of coral reefs in Raja Ampat is generally reef edge with sloping to steep contour. But also found atoll type and type scorched or taka. In some places like the village Saondarek, when the lowest tides, coral reefs can be seen without a dive stretch and with its own adaptation, the corals can still be alive even in the open air and exposed to direct sunlight. Continue reading “The beauty of Raja Ampat Islands”

Characteristics of a Havanese

A Havanese traces its beginnings from the now extinct Bichon dog Blanquito of Havana, who crossed with a poodle dog for the National People Cuba was producing. Havanese dogs are small but sturdy with folded ears and tail, which are often worn on the back. They have long silky hair that is soft, light hair, and they come in all colors, from pure white to black, and other combinations.
Although a toy dog ​​not as sensitive as other breeds Havanese. They can be anywhere from 7-13 pounds and weighs between 8.5 to 11.5 inches tall. You have a body that is slightly longer than the withers, so they are longer than high. Havanese dogs have a strong and vibrant program when they run, they have a strong rear-wheel drive and because they have a slightly shorter arms, they can often seem to jump up and down. This adds to the fun aspect of his character.
The Havanese is a bright, playful dog toy and clever, they are able to work well with other pets and are ideal for children. It is rare for a Havanese to be shy, they love being the center of attention and often use tricks implementation they have learned that people need attention. They even have the reputation of being circus dogs deserve because of their ability to quickly learn and perform tricks. They love to learn new things and run. This breed needs a lot of activity, despite its size, they need constant mental and physical exercise. If the Havanese is not able to have enough activity, it can be difficult, and even depressed. Continue reading “Characteristics of a Havanese”

Why your dog barks when strangers at the door

One of the reasons for your puppy barks by instinct transmitted by the ancestors of gray wolves about 15,000 years ago. Currently, your puppy is involved in this kind of territorial barking when she feels a stranger approaches his package “cave” (in this case at home). Not surprisingly, it can be incredibly habit in your puppy, which makes it a good guard dog, then this is probably not something you want to stop completely.
The dilemma is when your puppy barks at the approach of factor or a friend of the family and not quit.
If your puppy is the first to warn someone at the door, it is best to let them know that you have received the warning of an animal that was warm and verbal indication of approval, Both of you have this (which is probably some variation on “good dog” to be). Continue reading “Why your dog barks when strangers at the door”