The most amazing home built animals
German photographer Ingo Arndt in his book "Animal Architecture" illustrated how animals and insects around the world are building amazing in its structure and form dwellings.
Here is the most creative of them:
Termite "spinifex" - Australia's Northern Territory
Australian termite towers reach almost seven meters in height and are a prime example of animal architecture. Each tower can fit two to three million termites. Perezhovyvaya spinifex grass with spikes and ground particles, termites recycle it, resulting in a material for the housing which solidifies as clay.
gastropod mollusk - tropical and subtropical ocean floor
The shell of the mollusk is a kind of the base, which is attached to stones, shells of other mollusks, sea urchins, needles, fragments of coral and sand grains. All of this is additional protection from predators.
ants weavers - the northern territory of Australia
To build their nests of ants weavers use powerful jaws, they cut off the leaves, and then fasten them with silk threads, which produce larvae.
Vogelkopsky besedkovy bowerbird - Western Guinea, Indonesia
To attract females, males besedkovogo bowerbird build here are huts made of branches, decorating them with flowers, fruits, mushrooms, and even garbage.
European red wood ant - Hesse, Germany
These ants are one centimeter long can build homes height of almost two meters. Construction of the ant "skyscrapers" are adjacent to each other so tightly that there can not leak water.
Compass termites - Australia
Compass termites can build a flat, three-meter towers, which are located strictly from north to south. Constructions are also ventilation system to maintain a constant temperature level inside.
Tkachik Bahia - Namibia
A little bird is building a nest of long, plucked, flexible blades. The sun dries the grass, making them harden, making nests in sturdy structure, which can be reached only through a hole at the bottom.
Average Remez - Europe and Asia
Males Remez build their nests from the web, wool seeds and plant fibers to attract the female, which lays the inside of five to eight eggs.
Wasp - commonly
Despite the fact that the wasp can be found in every corner of the world, this insect is also worthy of attention. Its Pulp and Paper house is made of recycled, weathered wood.