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Discuss speculative evolution/bio stuff here

Old thread : >>2886326
Discord : https://discord.gg/UXaUKCS

Definition of spec evo: Speculative evolution, also called speculative biology and speculative zoology, is a genre of speculative fiction and an artistic movement, focused on hypothetical scenarios in the evolution of life.


READ:
https://sites.google.com/site/worldofserina/
>A world colonized by Canaries, Sunflowers and others

http://s1.zetaboards.com/Conceptual_Evolution/topic/5694942/1/
>A Chinese cave with very strange inhabitants


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spec idea:

a species of thief ants that parasitize bee hives in order to get more honey
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>>2948672
Like the other guy said, eons of fog, but they do have ultraviolet sensitive pits that help them sense the day and night and each other's bioluminescence.


My guess is the planet got fucked by either runaway greenhouse effect, or a flare up of either or both of the suns, and everything was forced to adapt from water based life to land based... or a massive continent sized amoeba.
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what are your guy's thoughts on these spec evo videos?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gnt5wIVjFS0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dbOSHoa7h3E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnbFALCxgWI
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>>2949236
it'll have to adapt to eating other insects with the way honey bees are dropping
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>>2923386
No. We must push it further.

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Happy Birthday Steve, hope you're wrestling gators in heaven now. I owe him, Jeff Corwin and the Kratt brothers a lot for the interest I have now. General animal educators/entertainers thread I guess
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https://twitter.com/peta/status/1098992959649808384
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>>2948960
TIL that i share the same birthday as Steve :)
>>2949525
This is insane
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>>2948998
If there was one guy in the world I’d trust with a pit, it would be the one who goes hand to hand with wild crocodiles and shit. Maybe he is a bit of a mad lad, but if he can managed to not get his arms chewed off by crocodiles, I’d assume he can maintain a dog too.

I don’t trust 100 pound Tanesha with her boyfriends 200 pound pit bull that was adopted from the dog fighting recovery shelter
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>>2949525
petakillsanimals.org
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>>2949525

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Thoughts on Pixars new short?
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>>2946124
it was fine. In terms of storytelling it was pretty bland and sorta generic. Its hard to explain but the "key moments" were somewhat obvious.
>cute kitty snuggles with stuffed toy
>faceless scary guy bursts through door with chain
>sad animals in rain
These are of course nitpicks and they dont detract from the movie, but they also dont add very much. My favorite part was the art and animation.
i give it a [spoiler]not baaaad[/spoiler] out of 10
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>>2946124
It was kind of boring. Reading the comments on the YouTube page is kind of surprising, though. Everybody is boasting that it made them cry, and many of those are claiming they rarely cry. I find that hard to believe. I cry about a lot of stupid things, but it never occurred to me that there was something to cry about in this cartoon. The pacing is just too fast. Very little actual suffering is shown, and the dog escapes with no difficulty.
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>>2949731
Everything is racially charged these days. Pick a side.
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>>2946149
>>the bad keeper is a white guy
>>the good new keepers are a black/asian couple
Really gets the noggin joggin
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>>2946342
>A dog belonging to a breed being naturally more violent shouldn't be ridiculed simply because others like it are brain dead monsters.
NAXALT is a shitty argument and you should feel bad.
Sure, there is some illiterate unlicenced mexican illegal out there who can wire up a house without it burning down, probably even lots of them, but we have licensing requirements because enough of them would pose a danger that we have to assume that everyone without the proper credentials is incapable.

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I'm going to post a platypus in this thread every day until all of /an/ wants to snuggle a puggle.

Previous thread>>>2771627

This is your daily reminder to want a platypus
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>>2947322
Threadly reminder that to this day no platypuses have ever been harmed by simply wanting one.
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>>2947562
This.

This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
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>>2947322
They actually do really well in captivity if you know how to take care of them. They are kind of like cheetas in that they can basically be domestication tier tamed in one generation.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ua-ZUM8REd4&t=27s

This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
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At first, i just wanted platypus. But now i wanna fuck that platypussy so hard. How can i have sex with platypus?
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>>2948978
You can't. They are too small. They are not for snu snu

This is your daily reminder to want a platypus

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>don't care about animals but gf does
>finally cave in when she begs me to take a local mutt straight out of the street and into our home
>before the day was over, the fucker tainted most of the white walls with piss, blew a small tornado's debris worth of paper from books all over the house and shat on our sofa
God I fucking hate dogs and dog owners
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Dude just learn to love
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>>2949749
You are not a dog owner. That dog is a human owner.

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Itt: animals that look wrong. Like something that shouldn't exist.
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>>2944668
Glorious
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>>2937216
Is that Chloe
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>>2944764
duhuhhuhuh
>>2944765
dehehehehehe
>>2944766
dohohohoho
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>>2937192
Did you mean animals that look long?

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Get the fuck in here.

This is a motherfucking Raccoon thread.
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>dark necessities is part of my design
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>>2948409
[Slap bass intensifies]
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>>2934006
i bet you could breed and domesticate them
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>>2948542
>>2948409

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eteFo483GUs

Literally the best creature on this planet
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..guinea pigs welcome too!
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>>2949441
Ah, lucky for her that it didn't bother her that much!

Turtle bun got stuck in my mum's
poncho, trying to pull it off the couch. He started kicking like a maniac and the nail just popped off by the root. Didn't even notice it until I saw his paw spurting blood everywhere.

In the end he didn't really care about the nail or the blood tho, probably didn't hurt THAT much.
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>>2948816
Glad I asked then, a lot of guides only mention the danger of electrical wires
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>>2949494
Well it didnt hurt the rabbits that we could tell, it just makes your house look like garbage. We brought them inside with a rental and just got really lucky they were happy chewing our furniture. When we moved into our own place they ate our furniture and doors.
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>>2947549
She's adorable.
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>>2938230
Very cute

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How the fuck do I convince her not to get one
>Mom's friend has pitbulls
>Female pitbull is about to have puppies
>Wants to give my mom a free pitbull puppy
>Mfw remember all those news stories and webms of pitbulls biting their owners
I HATE SHITPULLS SO FUCKING MUCH BUT I HATE THEIR OWNERS EVEN MORE
>Mom's friend said the same cliche shit
>"It's not the dog, its how its raised and treated xD"
>"Owners get attacked because they get pitbulls when they're adults"
>"My pitbull is soooooooooooo sweet and doesn't bite anyone"
I've tried to tell my mom that these motherfuckers will maul at everything but because she trusted my mom's friend more than statistics, she believed her friend more. I just don't want my mom's life to end in between the teeth of some stupid pitbull.
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>>2949089
I've definitely seen some easily around the 100s don't know where apologists get their numbers.
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>>2949370
You just KNOW
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>>2948464
Buy her a cute puppy before she gets pitbull puppy, when she gets pitbull puppy and she's not in the room kill it and say it tried to attack puppy you got her.
Make you it's old enough that this is believable of course
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>>2949336
>this particular hivemind must be right because i like it
wow circular logic is fun
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kill your mom before the dog does then blame the dog

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>*flies towards you*
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>>2948180
>>2948184
So apparently these things can survive up to a week without their heads.
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>>2949093
>they're not necessarily filthy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKYJf2DL1FM
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>>2948180
>be me
>18 year old soldier at fort benning
>taking piss in dilapidated bathroom
>notice this fucker on the wall
>slowly turns towards me
oh fuck no
>flies straight at my face
>piss goes everywhere

Unironically would genocide these fuckers.

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This dude come up and said he know a planet that need to be seeded with additional organism. Which animal would you give a second chance in a brave new world beyond the stars?
Hard mode: You gotta convince dude thay your pick can evolve sapience given the right circumstances.
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Wolves. Poor doggos devolved into purse rats because of us after being savage beasts we once feared
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ants
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>>2949557
Dogs and wolves are total pussy animals. I hate them.
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crows
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>>2949531
The English fucking language.

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>named mongoose
>it's not a mongol, nor a goose
What's this guy's deal?
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>>2947942
In russian we call it a "enot" and I have no idea what the fuck that means
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>>2947749
Based, How do you know it's not a mongol or a goose?
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>named "killer whale"
>not 1(one) single case of killing humans in the wild
what did they mean by this
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>>2948410
But how many whales have they killed?
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>Cockatrice
>Only one cock instead of three

this is why european mythology is so bad

woff
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>>2943124
Getting my 2nd Shiba Inu this weekend, first one is just a little over 2. Adorable but smart fuckers.
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>>2943180
and this is why so many dogs fuck their owners
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>>2943180
Gross, he’s going straight for her boob sweat. Dogs love the salt in sweat

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Most animals are filled with anger and hatred and evil.
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Projection
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>>2949473
I am less deadly than the average fly so I assume that you are wrong lol.

Although, you would be correct in assuming that you are an aggressive idiot.
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>>2949473
OP is a little extreme, but I don't think it's unreasonable to say that life must really suck for most wild animals. Yeah yeah that's a human standard, and most animals can't comprehend their lot in life. I personally disagree that animals can be evil though.
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they're more occupied with simplistic, narrowminded desires i believe. like cows can be intelligent like dogs but they use that intelligence only to think about food and sometimes mating
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>>2949461
I doubt any animal understands the concept of hatred and evil. They do what they need to do to survive or die. To people nature is a perfect happy place, reality isn't nearly as pleasant.

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What are some demons reincarnated as animals?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zh14xZrdTX4


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