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Prove you arent a coon
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>>3249926
Not a coon

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What the fuck was his problem?
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>>3248687
He's a street-smart fish out of water in a world he never made.
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>>3248729
actually according to the in depth research I've done on websites 4chan.org and 4channel.org women only have sex with dogs and minorities now
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>>3248687
There are nasty things in the water.
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stop
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Where's the fucking mods?
Ban op and delete this thread.
This isn't /b/ and spamming violates the rules.

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Who will evolve human level intelligence first?
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>>3244921
This
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>>3249192
But this is actually true http://www.davidsongifted.org/search-database/entry/a10129
Highly gifted people have significant trouble connecting with other humans of average intelligence thus generally leaving them alone.

Of course just like with the saying about ghandi and clowns, just because you are a loner doesn't make you smart.
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>>3243919
None of them, they had their chance a million years ago alongside us and they failed. Fuck these fucking baboons
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>>3247074
Never disrespect gorillas like that!
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>>3249175
This. Chimps will eventually learn to use weapons to more effectively kill each other. Probably clubs and then rocks once they adapt to throwing, eventually moving onto spears and slings as their physiology changes. Everything else will come with those developments. They'll probably be pretty different animals by the time that happens though

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I'm just going to preface this by telling you that I am taking him to the vet on thursday, I just want to know if any of you know what this is as I can't go to the vet any earlier without taking time off work and my wife who is at home can't drive at the moment for health reasons. Also the vet practice allows one of the nurses to check over dogs for free, but if it's likely to be serious I would rather pay one of the vets to check him over, I tend to overreact so I don't want to waste money if it's something minor.

When I was stroking my dog I found a small lump on his back. The lump is very small, even when compaired to my tiny dog, it's only around 15mm in diameter and you can't see it through his skin. The lump is hard but is soft enough to deform when you squeeze it, this doesn't seem to hurt my dog either. I'm no vet but I had problems with cysts when I was teenager and my dog's lump is very similar in size and feel to a cyst, my dog has relatively long oily fur too so that would be a plausable explaination. I also checked the rest of his body and this lump is the only one. My dog has had no prior health issues aside from a slight heart murmer which he's got medication for and being slighty overweight. He's also not acting any different than usual. He's 14 years old too so it could be a fatty tumor, but I'm not sure.

Does anyone have any idea what this lump could be, and should I be concerned? Also does anyone have any advice on how I should handle it over the weekend, like give him more freqent baths if it is a cyst? Thanks.

Also pic unrelated.
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I can't say for certain but from what you're describing and given the age, it sounds like a fatty tumor. That's usually the case for most lumps in older dogs, not usually harmful. I don't think it's a bad idea to get it checked out though.
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>>3248530
Ah great, thanks. I'll get it checked out anyway.
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>>3248530
Was able to take him to the vet and they said it was likely a cyst, bruise or some sort of fatty growth I forgot the name of. They said to just check on it in a few days and if it's not shrunk a bit then I should take him back in. Thanks for the help.

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Dogs can have l-theanine, but is it safe to give them the kind for people or should I go with doggy ones? I have a HUGE dog (Great Dane) so I think the 200 mg of the human version would be more effective (and cheaper).

Pic related, this is the one I'm looking at.

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What do you think of the New Wild? Do you mourn the death of the Old Wild? Or do you embrace the New Wild?
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>>3248821
What's new about them?
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>>3248824
Because they replace "the old" wild.
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>>3248316
based reptilebro
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>>3248099
He is clearly talking about feralization.
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>>3249812
A number are, several are expanding without first going feral.

What's the biological function of homo/bisexuality.
It's extremely common in nature, with almost all social mammal species being predominantly bisexual, but why? It seems like a waste of energy for something that provides no increase in fitness.
Is it for peer bonding? Developing social hierarchies? Or is it merely an accidental development due to the fact sex is pleasureable?
Discuss.
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>>3244328
>>3244374
>>3244444
>>3244451
>>3244549
>>3244552
https://archive.is/B5ZO3
>46% of homosexual admit to being molested as a child
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>>3248774
no its because the animals got molested as children
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>>3249325
Kek
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>>3246903

based
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>>3246903
god i wish that were me

Your pet is now a human and you are the animal version of yourself

How is life under your new overlord?
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My overlords wont stop playing with dog toys expecting me to chase it, and they dont have sex they just hump each other.
My older owner jacks off constantly. My younger wont leave me alone.
The older gets lonely and constantly cuddles with me. The younger gets jealous and demands my attention. She makes me sleep next to her. And they give me the good food. They make me go outside.
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Looks like I'm getting fixed as revenge.
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My new owner is stuck doing dialysis while I sleep all day and shit in a box.
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I'm gonna run outside naked and yell at the neighbors, then I'll run back in, have a bite to eat and drink out of the toilet. Then I'll run outside again and yell at some strangers walking by. Then later, I get to yell at the moon because fuck you, moon!
Not much different than my life now. Except the naked.
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>>3249555
My cat is fucking retarded and spends 90% of the time trying to avoid being touched by anyone and the remaining 10% of the time as a massive attention whore who won’t leave me alone, so I have no idea. I would probably be neglected.

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Foxes are cool and all but have you heard of Maned Wolves?
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STICK? STICK!
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Fruit salad, yummy yummy
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>>3247943
I think you mean stink
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Meme wolves can have a little cake.
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How fucking tall can they get? Are they like crocs? Do they just keep getting leggier until they die?

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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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>>3249630
Not sure about "fuckhuge" beetles, as those would be mostly rhino and stag beetles that have more advanced food and substrate requirements and take a long time to reach adulthood. But "medium" beetles, like fruit beetles, are pretty easy and low maintenance.

I'm keeping Pachnoda marginata. That's not my picture but it's the same species. Larvae eat decaying hardwood (oak and beech preferably) leaf litter, and you need a substrate of around 15cm of mostly that (can also be soil and such) for the adults to lay eggs. Larvae take around 3-6 months to mature into adults, and the adults live about as long as well.

The breed prolifically: I bought 2 females and 3 males (I'd recommend a 2 to 1 female vs male ratio, but that's what they had) in July and I'm at around 36 adult beetles with an unknown number of larvae right now.

They eat fruit (bananas, apples, mangos, tangerines, etc.) and vegetables (they go crazy for zucchini and champignions), as well as beetle jellies ou can buy online as well as make yourself. The larvae also like said vegetables very much, and will com up to the surface for them, especially if their substrate is running low on edible litter.

You can of course find a lot more info online, but that should work as an introduction.
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>>3249696
Neat. Noted. I read something about how a lot of stag beetles can be fed with the jellies but I'm not sure how accurate that info is. Watching the larvae grow seems fun though!
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>>3249630
Mealworms, roaches, isopods, springtails
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>>3249489
LONG BUTT
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>>3249710
Yeah the stag beetle adults should be fine with jellies, but the larvae are gonna need wood in some form, generally partially decomposed to start breaking down the lignine. Some breeders actually manufacture specialized substrates like flake soil and kinshi, but at the very least you are gonna need to get white rotten hardwood from a nearby forest.

What a lot of people can't understand that people like some animals more than others?
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>>3248836
Autism
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>>3248913
That just comes with having a political agenda. People are gonna generalize and judge things they don't experience or care about to get what they want, even if they don't know it.

The point he was making was that it's more genuine to judge and care about the things around you than to try and get emotionally invested in things you don't personally interact with when you probably don't really care about them.
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>>3248913
I don't think most right wingers think like that at all, only the weird incel shut-in ones without perspective. There are lots of intelligent far righties with life experience.
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>>3249031
Thanks fren, I think he's showing himself to be the one who is more wrapped up in ideology and petty politics for sperging out at the fact that I name-dropped lefty postmodernism (which I think is almost undeniably related to it even if you can nitpick some details here and there) than listening to my wall of text about a real and important dilemma facing us.
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>>3249004
Sorry I have complex thoughts and express them in more than one word comments :(

My dog caught and ate a mouse, will she be OK?
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>>3245197
Holy shit trim tht poor thing's nails.
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>>3245189
I ¡want ¡
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I wish mine would. I'm getting tired of setting traps and beheading the poor buggers that don't die instantly.
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>>3245189
If you really care, take them to the vet and get them checked as soon as possible.
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>>3245191
fpbp

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Why did he do it?
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>>3234427
based
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>>3234426
great thread
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>>3249483
It did not have mroe than 4 fins that would even be capable of developing into limbs. Collar bones and shoulder blades are developed from the bones that compose the gill and jaw structures.
The multiple paired fins on Acanthodii fish were largely *unembedded*, save for the *two* pelvic fins (see pic related).
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>>3249722
Where did the pelvis develop from?
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>>3249768
Iliac ramnus, which is not found in unanchored fins.

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https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/pack-dogs-kill-more-700-17602486

Cats are obsolete

>These shocking pictures show a savage pack of dogs catching and killing more than 700 huge rats in one day after a farmer became overrun.

>Pig farmers called in the pack after vermin invaded and began nibbling at food stocks and posing a potential danger to livestock.

>The pack of small Norfolk Terriers worked for seven hours and collected the record haul - surprising even their owners.

>“This is what the dogs are bred for. It is in their DNA to hunt.

>“We don’t really have to train them because it’s their instinct to catch and kill rats.

>“All dogs will play fetch but these dogs will go to extreme lengths to catch the rats.

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obsolete? youre talking as if the only reason people get pets is as a tool. i can guarantee you that 95% of pets are just for pets/companions, not being used for catching vermin.
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>>3248987
based Peppy
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>>3245629
What kind of message is this sending to puppies? Violence is never the answer. They need to learn to use their barks to settle disputes. Shame on these dogs for setting a bad example. These dogs need to be put on medication and given therapy.
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>>3245629
>“This is what the dogs are bred for. It is in their DNA to hunt.
That's a myth. Any dog can be equally good at catching huge rats if it is trained.

It's not the breed it's the owner.
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>>3249290
>it's a myth
Well science disagrees with you.

My sister moved in recently and her dog doesn't jibe with my hamster, anyone know how I can keep the mutt from killing my pet?
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>>3248463
i actually shuddered
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>>3248225
Dogs hate hot pepper.
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>>3248225

Kill the dog. It's not as if it has a soul like a cat or anything.
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>>3249648
Quit acting retarded.


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