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General where we discuss Fish.
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>>3243766
Why though.
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>>3243772
They're animals that's why. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8aFSJ3p-hE
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Fish are important

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why haven't you planted trees yet, /an/on?
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>>3243400
That's pretty dumb considering that shrubs exist
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Okay so in this thread I learned that in order to establish a thriving forest you need to
>plant mycorrhizal mushrooms in it
>build a pond with aquatic plants nearby
Good thread after all.
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It gets cut down by capitalistniggers anywy so why even bother
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>>3243796
>only capitalists use natural resources
I suppose the reason your argument might work is how the failures of communism and socialism kills huge numbers of people, and the sharp population decline means less trees are harvested for human use unintentionally.
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>>3243140
why?

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Animal reaction pics like this (close-up)
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does /an/ hate chimps now?
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>>3233379
>OOO OOO EE EEEAAAH
>not 'OOO EEE OOO AH AH, TING TANG WALLA WALLA BING BANG'

You had one job.
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>>3233260
It was written because of chimps... so...
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>>3240684
>>3240686
>>3240689

>bite your face off
>lips teeth and all
>nose gone
>eyes yanked away
>chew your arms continually even if it's down its throat
>bites your ass and genitalia
>football player straight disfigured and fucked by two chimps
>drags his body like it's nothing
Yup. It's a chimp alright. People don't realize these animals aim to disfigure and permanently fuck you up. The very exemplary example of fighting dirty
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>>3237597
>just another day at the office
>oh the phone is ringing
>911 what's your emerge-
>screaming chimps in the background
>hfw
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>>3241731
Top kek

Pitbulls are physically strong animals that can have an intimidating look. This makes them attractive to certain types of people who care more about their own image than the animal. Not unlike an entirely different class of people who walk around with lap dogs in purses and baby carriages, the pitbull is an accessory to some.

They are not innately agreesive, but they are strong, smart, and protective. If they are poorly treated or abused, they WILL stand up for themselves. Because they are strong and powerful, they can do significant damage when they do.

If the little shit Versache lap dogs that are poorly trained and snappy had the ability to tear off a leg rather than nipping at an ankle, people would call them dangerous and aggressive too.

In the 80s Dobermans were the defacto accessory thug dog and had a similar stigma, but miraculously they're no longer considered an "aggressive breed" by the general public.

German Shepherds are equally as strong and protective as pitbulls, but aren't saddled with the stigma of bring aggressive; probably because of their association with law enforcement.

Chows and Chihuahuas are actually aggressive by nature, but aren't subjected to the bans and hatred pitbulls experience.

TLDR; it's not the breed. It's the humans the dog grew up around, combined with people's biases and prejudice.
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>>3242493
Why do all anti-pitbull posters also coincidentally happen to be huge racists?
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Pitbulls are the most intelligent of dogs.
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>>3237614
I’m still wary of German shepherds, but not nearly as much as pitbulls. A German shepherd almost killed one of my cats but he genuinely thought he was “playing” and I know this because he was poorly trained and because when me and my mom started hitting him to get him to let go of the cat he did and didn’t attack us.
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aww so sweet
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>>3243575
Take-out baby.

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This is the invertebrate general. Topics include, but are not limited to: Insecta, Arachnida, Mollusca, Mollusca, Crustacea, Anthozoa, Onychophora, and much more. Before asking a question, do a search on the internet to see if it has been answered

Feel free to post your invertebrate findings.

Resources/help and information
>Tarantulas
https://tomsbigspiders.wordpress.com/beginner-guides/
http://www.theraphosidae.be/en
>Mantids
http://www.mantisonline.eu/index.php?lan=en
>Phasmids
http://www.phasmatodea.com/web/guest/home
>Discord
https://discord.gg/RFwc3SQ
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Are there any beetles as viable pets? Most just live their lives as larvae for couple of years and then die shortly afterwards.
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>>3243741
Beetles as pets are a huge thing in Japan. They even have stores just for beetles, their food, and equipment that are as well stocked as general pet stores in other parts of the world.

They are also kept elsewhere around the world. I live in a post-commie country in Central Europe and I also keep beetles.

Pic semi-related, in that I keep the same species - among others - but this isn't my picture. These take around 3-6 months to go from egg to adult beetle, and live another 3-6 months as adults. Plus beetles in captivity tend to mature quicker than in the wild due to better availability of food, assuming the owner has their shit together.

I guess this is sort of different from keeping other pets, as due to their life cycles you generally think of them as colonies and not individual pets.
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>>3243762
There's also a beetle fighting scene in SEA, where they put stag and rhino beetles on like a thin log to simulate how they do it in the wild. As in, they have those horns strictly for throwing other males off trees to keep them from getting to the females first.

It's also a relatively humane thing - unlike dog or cock fights, they don't usually hurt each other and they do the same thing they'd do in the wild anyway, and even in safer conditions (they fall a couple of centimeters instead of several meters and there's no risk of predators waiting for them when they get there).
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>>3243741
Stag beetles can live years as adults, and tropical species don't take too long in their larval stage.
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>>3243782
Could you give some specific stag beetle species and their life spans? I'm asking, because the stag beetle I'm most familiar with - Lucanus cervus - is famous for needing upwards of 5 years to mature and only living for like half a year as an adult.

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Why don't people like ferrets as pets?
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Meh
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>>3238837
Dame...
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Ferrets!
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>>3233408
Ferrets are interesting.
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Ferrets make me sad.

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Can cats eat salami?
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>>3223482
HE EET DEHH POOPOO
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>>3237155
"Deh!"
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>>3203084
fpbp
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NERD CREW
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>>3203464
WHAT IN TARNATION?

Old Thread: >>3228895

Discord: https://discord.gg/3xGbBG2 (functional link this time)

Food & Nutrition
>http://catinfo.org/docs/Feeding%20Your%20Cat%20-%204%20pages%2011-13.pdf
>http://consciouscat.net/2012/03/22/the-best-food-for-your-cat/

Outside Enrichment
>https://catiospaces.com/
>http://www.adventurecats.org/backcountry-basics/train-your-cat-to-walk-on-a-leash/
Behavioral problems
>https://thecatsite.com/threads/inappropriate-peeing-problems-answered.9563/
>http://www.catvets.com/public/PDFs/PracticeGuidelines/FelineBehaviorGLS.pdf


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>>3243577
She is becoming a very confident kitty!
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>>3243660
There's something in the facial expressions. The cat in the front looks like he is shocked to see you and the cat in back is trying to calm him down.
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>>3243492
adorable kots. I hope they make more progress on these topics than we humans seem to be able to.
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>>3243660
>>3243778
>did you hear that hunny?
>no, go back to sleep baby
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>>3243550
I'm sorry for your loss. 19 years is an indicator that she had a good life though. At some point there is just nothing you can do anymore except saying goodbye. She will live on in your memories.
Nice pic btw.

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Yesterday I saw this spider hanging around my bathroom, can someone identify if it is venomous?
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>>3242828
ty for the advice bro
I will leave it
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is there a way to tell if a spider births giant swarms or just 1 or 2 babies? i dont want to kill this little guy i found but i also dont wanna get creeped out later on by a big old swarm
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>>3243275
Needs two to tango first...
If you can take a non-blurry picture of the eyes we could figure that out.
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>>3242795
What camera are you using?
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>>3243626
Camera from samsung a20

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If evolution is real why don't animals evolve anymore ?
Protip because it never happened
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>>3243698
why not stay jw without believing
being jw has some real benefits, i've heard
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>>3243704
JW's are militant about finding the truth. I absorbed that lesson at least. I don't like lies or having to lie.

there are benefits to being one, but the cost is absurdly high. Huge amounts of time in church or study or larger meetings. You have to go knock on people's doors and try to sell the JW shit for several hours a week and they press you to do 40 hours a week of it. They constantly press for $$ contributions. Membership isn't worth the cost. The perks are pretty slim compared to the cost.
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>>3243704
Only benefit of staying jw is not being outcast by the entire jw church community.
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>>3243120
You're making the assumption that it can and will change that drastically. I predict that it will not gain new limbs or organs. In fact, I predict that it will not gain any new genetic material, but will experience a net loss of genes instead. That is all that we have ever observed directly.
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Evolution is a scam. Just like gravity.

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>"IT'S A SMALL ANIMAL THAT POSES NO THREAT TO ME!!"
>"AAAAAAAAAAEEEEEEEEEEEEIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII"
>"MURDER IT! MURDER IT!"
Why are normies like this?
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>>3241468
Because they did the Armenian genocide.
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>>3241319
>muh disease, muh property
Don't live in a shittily built shed connected to open sewers and you'll be just fine retard.
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>>3243710
You've been lucky then, mate.
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>>3242708
A tennis racket would be faster.
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>>3241876
That's fucked up.

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ITT animals nobody would believe are real if we didn't have video evidence of them
I'll start
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>>3226203
>zankoku na tenshi no youni
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>>3225800
>Pale
There are more brown people.

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>BROOO A KANGAROO WOULD KILL YOU
Are roos really that dangerous? I feel like people are overestimating them, acting like they are gorillas or some shit, they weigh like 60kg max, wouldnt a heavyweight kickboxing champion like Rico Verhoeven, weighing 120kg be able to kill those things easily in a 1v1 match?
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>>3242364
What a brute that monster is.
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>OP thinks he can take an 8ft red kanga in a fight
Americans please
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCcLMNcWZOc&t=134
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>>3242383
Girl looks like she’d lose a fight to a gust of wind.
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>>3240707
They're about as dangerous as a deer. Similar size and ecological niche.
The only time they're any kind of threat is if you corner them or come across a sexually frustrated male.
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>>3240707
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vr1idLs-zPw

WHEEK WHEEK WHEEK WHEEK WHEEK WHEEK WHEEK WHEEK WHEEK WHEEK WHEEK WHEEK WHEEK
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should fear the strong should fear the strong should fear the strong should fear the strong should fear the strong


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