Whenever we get stuck in rain, we feel very annoying but not all the times. Sometimes when we want of rain for a long time, we feel very excited it starts raining. Actually it depends on the weather. Suppose if you get a shower during the winter time, it will not give us too much fun, rather it will makes us feel annoying. But leave about us; let us think the same with animals. Animals have the opposite feelings from us. Raining sometimes isn’t just annoying but it can be too dangerous for animals.
Anyways the main thing is that when we see animals and their activities during rain, we really love it. You will see that ‘Animals in Rain’ is a very common keyword in case of pictures searched in Google. Even you will find various pictures of animals in rain. But the advantage of this article is that it provides all the beautiful photos in a single place. Just scroll down your mouse and see the beautiful collection of pictures of animals enjoying the rain in a lovely manner. It will be of great fun.
Excellent Pictures of Animals in Rain
Warm blooded animals such as mammals and birds always need to keep their body temperature steady all the time. And if they get soaked in rain, the body temperature suddenly falls down resulting in a dangerous situation. In fact sometimes it becomes very hard to survive. But nature has prepared them with such coverings for their protection from natural calamities. In animals, it is fur and in case of birds it is feathers. These furs or feathers help an animal to repel out water away from their body. As they grow with age, their body parts also grow strong. So these furs become thick with time. And by the time being they grow adults, they have a thick and stiff fur.
We have learnt in our childhood chapters that frogs hide themselves underneath the mushrooms to protect themselves from rain. Some animals like pandas, tigers, brown bears, kangaroos and dogs can dry themselves within seconds after getting wet just by shaking themselves. While if you see the hippopotamus, they will stand still under the rain for hours because their thick layer of fat under the skin helps them keep warm for a long time. So now you have learnt that some animals just ignore the rain while some try to keep them out of rain. But at last you should the name of some rain loving animals such as Spade foot toad, elephants etc. but the number is actually very few.
Birds are also made up with a cool trick to keep themselves dry out in rainy season. They dip their bills into the oil gland near their tail. Then they rub this oil over the feathers all over their body. This makes their feathers waterproof and water don’t stay over their body. So this is the natural raincoat procedure of the birds. Isn’t it amazing? Just think about the creations and technology of nature. Yes scroll down to get more such interesting information.
Heavy rains can really be a nuisance for the animals even for the aquatic animals. But it depends on the species of animals and their specific personality how they will with the rain every year. Rain is a natural process and nobody can stop it. Instead we have to look for some other ways to protect ourselves from it and so do the animals. If you see in case of Orangutans, they make their personal canopies out of leaves which look almost like a hat. These hats protect them from the rain and from getting them wet.