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You may pick 5 (five) of these animals to go extinct from the face of the Earth:

Mosquito
Fly
Human
Dog
Cat
Hornet
Cockroach
Toucan
Vulture
Chimpanzee
Alligator
Rat
Jellyfish

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>>3139654
>waaaah stop mentioning me
Truly the worst species.
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>>3135032
>remove predator
>prey population explodes
>no more plants
>no more prey
>no more life
You are an idiot
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Human
Human
Human
Human
Human
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The only correct answer is
>Mosquito
>Cockroach
>Jellyfish
Other species would have no problem looking for something else to eat. Jellyfish are fucking up the ocean, albeit because of overfishing, but still, they gotta go.
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>>3142848
Or maybe the ones who are overfishing should go instead

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In the year of our Lord 2019 - how have we not managed to get the most adorable animal on the planet to be pets?

I hate this earth.
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>>3139924
>Another wild species to become just a mere commodity
You are a degenerate. You don't need one as a pet and they don't need you.
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>>3142457
Yet*
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Reminder that these animals were called pandas before panda bears were.
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>>3142461
Just looking at dog owner makes me wanna smite you and this fucking thread
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ITT: Cool rocks
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i want to collect stones but it was marked up by richfaggots and qi-weirdos.
When i was young, i used to collect the loose stones from the pavement that was being constructed
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>>3142774
I don't think you are using that word correctly.
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For me, it's Moss Agate
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where do i find cool rocks?
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>>3142833
Bismuth crystal has many edges...

What's the nicest photo of your pet?
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>>3140684
whatever homo
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>>3127831
All my kot(s)' photos are nice, i can't choose the nicest, so i'll just post the smuggest instead
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My dowg
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>nicest
Can't rally decide so I'll just pick one.
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>>3140599
one of the ugliest dumbest looking shits i ever seen

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I have spent some time reading about the Timothy Treadwell story and how he was eaten alive by a bear and the entire incident was recorded but has only been listened to by a handful of people. Bears scare the shit out of me. If a bear wants to kill you and you don't have a powerful shotgun, you are dead. You cant fight the bear because of how much physically stronger it is, it can crush your head in an instant or kill you with one slash of its claws. You cant even run away because bears are extremely fast on the ground. You have no hope. It freaks me out and makes me scared of going anywhere near where bears live. I am fortunate to live in England where there are no predators so I can roam the countryside freely without fear of being killed by an animal. But I went on a camping expedition in the Pyrenees recently and I was shitting myself the entire time that I might be attacked by a bear.
What are your thoughts on bears /an/? I wouldn't care if they all went extinct desu, as bad as that sounds
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>>3136867
They have to be absolutely fucking starving to try to eat a human. Fighting requires energy and bears save that for territory and fuck fights. I've worked in bear country enough years to know how they behave. I have helped relocate over a dozen bears while working in Alaska and Yellowstone. You are more likely to be killed by a hikers off leash shitbull.
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>>3136468
>In real life the most common round used to kill bears historically has been the .22lr
I guess tickling them to death is one way to do it.
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>>3136558
>ride up on a bears ass
>bear gets defensive
yeah wow talk about unpredictable
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>>3136707
based
>>3136709
cringe
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>>3140082
>paid mods,
>helped

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>>3136121
Just give it a few years.
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>>3141449
I thought it'd be roast beef. lol at it not.
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>>3141449
Those damn Canadians!!
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>>3141449
what fucking bitch skins a dogs face like that

Hey guys
My 15 year old cat named Lady just passed away
Parents found her 'sleeping' in the garden like she normally did, except she wasn't moving

Her sister is still alive and well, happy caturday bros. Send me some good energy.
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>>3142110
Rip m'Lady
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f
based and catpilled
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>>3142110
rip little girl. I have a tortoiseshell cat too. hope you feel better anon.
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>>3142110

F

I'm sorry, bro. At least it sounds like she went out easy. It's the best any of us can hope for, you know?
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>>3142110
F
I've got a tortie myself. I'm sorry for your loss anon.

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Real talk
Could a pride of lions really kill a full-grown t-rex, or is it just TierZoo's attempt for shitposting?
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>>3142527
B tier? It couldn’t kill anything and was an apex predator.
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>>3142532
It sounds like the guy just wants to be contrarion (while seeming reasonable). T-rex isnt even in my top 5 favourite carnivorous dinos but it's still one giant badass and in my opinion the closest thing to a monster any land animal has ever achieved.
The fucker would rekt basically any dino before it and aint no way a pack of lions are taking a t-rex.
The thing was close to being the optimal apex status
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>>3142522
>>3142527
>>3142532
The tiers are not about who's more powerful, its about who's more effective at adapting and surviving
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>>3142695
That makes him an even bigger retard because the T-rex had a huge range and lived in several different ecosystems
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>>3142698
>>3142695
>>3142620
i want to say i personally believe t-rex is S or A tier, i was going by the logic of the video which put 1 dinosaur in S tier which was just there based on intelligence, and A tier were dinosaurs that (going by the video) did it better then T-rex and could possibly out compete it. I personally put T-rex S or A tier and i see them in a the position of bears before the raise of humans, untouchable tanks that mostly scavenged and stole kills but was also capable of hunting itself. But i don't know if i could say with full confidence that bears were dominate, they're hella good but animals like elephants or crocodiles come off as more successful in a way i can't put my finger quite on.

Can a human beat a tiger with bear hands?
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>>3142415
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>>3142294
yep. cuz that's what killing bites is.
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>>3142294
wait does the human or the tiger have the bear hands? I don't think bear hands would benefit the tiger much. And it is likely too heavy for the human to use properly.
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>>3142302

Can a bear beat a tiger with human hands?
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>>3142800
minimal chance

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Did dilophosaurus have feathers? It's for paleoart, i want to draw a hornbill-like one.
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>>3141753
Source
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>>3142367
Literally the same source everyone cites to say they're wrong.

If you read the paper (which you can't or won't) it says raptors could pronate their wrists
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>>3138210
He was referring to theropods in general.
We know that smaller, late-cretaceous era theropods like dromeosaurs pretty much universally had feathers, but it seems like more and more we're seeing that large theropods like Tyrannosaurs had very little feather coverage. But both these groups all fall under the coelurosaur umbrella, which pretty much every feathered dinosaur falls under. Dilophosauridae is many stages removed from this group. So I would say Dilophosaurus most likely didn't have any feather coverage.
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>>3142549
1. we've had scaled skin from tyrannosaurids for over 100 years now. The fact that you learned about it last year doesn't make it recent news

2. we have skin from Dilophosaurus also, but you'll figure that out 100 years from now
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>>3142623
The skin samples at Houston have been stored for 13 years, not 100, and only provide enough data to confirm that T-rex at least wasnt completely covered in feathers (though I at least think scientists trying to push that it must have had feathers only on its dorsal side or something are really just trying to force the issue).
We have no Dilophosaurus skin impressions.

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Hey I wanna know what it's like to work at a vet's office. Anyone who works at one wanna chime in and tell some stories?

Maybe you can help me understand why the office staff is so unhelpful, why vets are not upfront about costs and procedures? Do you really believe in those Chinese herbs and supplements you're selling? What does "I became a vet because I wanted to help animals" really mean when you do not educate or inform the people paying you, or when you recommend against a procedure that can cute an illness but don't give a reason why? Are those "prescription" diets really helping animals? And why do you have those candle lights in the office for euthanasia's if you never use them? Just wanted to know, what the fuck is going in behind the desk there?

Pic infelated, it's just my latest foster kitten. Look at those big eyes, so cute. I hate to think some day some vet is going to lead her future owners to fuck her shit up
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>>3141262
they're all private practice, wtf are you talking about?
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>>3141484
in europe pet care is free
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>>3141499
That's bullshit
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>>3141484
I'm talking about a vet who's not affiliated with any clinic. not only they don't usually charge 50$ for a fucking band aid and a simple shot, but they also don't shill for snake oil companies
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>>3141811
those are the only one's I go to

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What is the smartest animal besides h*mans?
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>>3140538
>his claim is equally impossible but with extra conditions on top.
his claim removes conditions rather than adding them.

he starts with the true assumption that intelligence isn't directly comparable between species. Morons like yourself miss the subtlety.
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>>3140515
cope

you can't say they're savvier with tools and then give excuses when you're proven wrong. well, you can, but it just looks weak.
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>>3142723
Savvier =/= More skillfull
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Corvids, obviously.
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>>3139473
dolphins and elephants

lets have a salamander thread
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>>3138371
HE FAST
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Could someone maybe id this lizard (I think it's a salamander) i remember from my childhood. I might have a picture somewhere but I'm at work.
Colour: orange
Size: small (maybe 10cm length? Maybe more)
Location: Jylland, Denmark.
It was in an outdoor type summer camp.
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>>3140685
http://herp-spot.weebly.com/danish-herps.html
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>>3140685
Lissotriton vulgaris i suppose
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>>3137275
good question

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>have frog pond in backyard
>always see neighbors cats sitting there but they run away when i open the door
>today i find a frog missing it's left hind leg
>flipped on its back when it jumped and wiggled for five seconds before righting itself
Now I'm pissed. How do I deal with these fucking vermin for fucking with my frogs?
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>>3141590
>>3141605
I already have catnip growing near my porch but the cats never go there. I don't really want to hurt the cat, just get rid of them or have them learn not to fuck with my frogs.
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I have a bunch of toads and frogs in my barn and the cats completely ignore them. They even constantly sit around the cat food bowls because there's flies.
Maybe the frog's leg got stuck in something and he ripped it off, or it was some other critter passing through? If the cats have been coming around for a while and the frog is missing a leg only now, chances are that it's unrelated to them.
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>>3142087
der toxobrain
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>>3141572
based
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Cat trap, send the cat away to the navy.

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Post your best monkeys
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