Smaller brothers play an important role in human life. They provide people with food and raw materials, help in the economy and in the treatment of diseases, protect against ill-wishers and are simply pleasing to the eye.
Thanks to animals, human evolution took place. Having tamed the animal, the hunter became the master. From that time on, he had to take care of his pet by organizing a household. To this day, human life is very dependent on animals.
Fed, watered and clothed
People get a lot of food from animals. Meat of cows, pigs, sheep is used both in pure form and processed as ingredients for other products. Goat milk is prized for its medicinal properties. And eggs of domestic chickens can be eaten raw without fear. In addition to domestic animals, some wild animals such as elk and wild boar are used as food. Fishing and beekeeping are of great importance not only for the food industry, but also for the medicinal one.
Wool is obtained from sheep, goats, llamas and even dogs, from which they make warm things that warm in the cold. Goose down is an integral part of jackets and down jackets. Crocodiles and snakes are killed for the precious leather from which expensive bags, shoes and accessories are made. Fur animals and animals with valuable fur are used for sewing fur coats.
Help and protect
Strong animals were tamed to help with the household. The elephant, donkey and camel are used to carry heavy things over long distances. Cattle help in plowing the land. Horses are excellent vehicles.
With the advent of the need for protection, people began to train dogs, making them guards. Several beneficial insects protect the garden crop from parasites. In addition, animals instinctively sense danger and try to convey this to people. For example, there have been cases of cats or dogs hurrying out of buildings before a collapse, or elephants screaming and breaking chains before the tsunami in Thailand.
Heals and makes people kinder
Animals are also excellent healers. Cats, feeling the owner's illness, lie down on a sore spot or just nearby, taking the energy of the illness onto themselves. Dog saliva has bactericidal properties, so tetrapods often lick abrasions and wounds of people. Therapy with horses and dolphins is used for the rehabilitation and treatment of people with injuries of the spine, muscles, nervous system. Moreover, the effectiveness of such treatment is often higher than with the use of drugs.
Animals make people kinder, teach them to care and show compassion. Coming home after a hard day at work, you can relax to the soothing purr of your beloved cat. And the dog will carefully bring slippers. Having a pet in a family with a small child will give the baby a true friend.