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Don't this I've ever seen a hornet/wasp as big as this guy.
What species is it? East Coast btw.
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>>3166755
>Cats
There are native cats in north america.
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>>3166608
Isn't the distinction between neobiota and invasive species a thing in all languages?
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>>3167672
Not F. Catus, so there are no cats, only felines.
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>>3167713
Do they hunt so very different that prey isn't able to deal with F catus instead? Do F. catus populate a lot of areas outside of human settlements and form wild populations that replace native ones?
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>>3167714
Irrelevant. Anon targeted honeybees, which have done a lot less damage than cats anyway.

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oh...
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God-damn I like primal too but this webm is being spammed like everywhere.
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They aren't scary, just weird-looking-but-in-a-cute-way.
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>>>/co/

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are you pig pilled yet /an/?
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>>3166694
To keep the pigs from moving around much. This way the meat becomes really soft and the pigs become very fat.
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>>3166563
Sure, if the cat was a hundred pounds.
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Why wild pigs become furry?
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>>3167054
No, it's rather domesticated pigs don't have as much hair.
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oh fuck
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>>3167564
i that sasquatch
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Oh fuck is right, oh fuck I don't know how to save images.

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Can I get some blep pictures? Here's my cat Sugar giving one.
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>>3165263
l-lewd..
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Something is in the way of my blep!
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>>3166144
Lewd!
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>>3165169
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>>3165169
Is that a blep? Or a mlem?

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Whats the best trick you've taught a pet?
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>>3166803
>Imagine you have friends over
things /an/ can't do
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>>3166802
>you will never deepthroat yourself while being recorded.
Well it's been nice knowing you guys
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>>3166803
As a kid I slept over at a friend's house and his dog just showed up to rub itself off in the friend's closet. Didn't help that the dog looked and sounded like a furry retard.
>Oh yeah, he just does that sometimes.
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Our male cat does 'sit' and uses the same toilet we use. And no, we don't shit in the cat toilet
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>>3165863
the crosspaw technique

What are some /an/ approved books?
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>>3167033

These are /lit/ approved too, young adult kino
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Bump for interest, looking for some natural history shit myself
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Based Hal and Roger
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Baert - The Tarantula
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>>3166926
Watership Down

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Found this wood pigeon unable to fly, on the floor, a few weeks back. He was very young still when I found him, but now he's matured seemingly to his final stage, but now these large wart-like lumps have begun forming on his face, particularly his nose and now eye which has been completely obscured by them.

I tried picking the one off his nose today just to see what would happen and it begun bleeding pretty damn quickly, so I don't think I can get it off, especially the one growing over his eye.

Can any of you please help identify what the hell this even is and if there is any way to treat it.
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>>3167482
well unless you find help on another forum, i think you should give him a fifth of vodka and send him to a happier place
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>>3167431
actual cancer
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>>3167540
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7RXXgO1lU4
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>>3167541
you might use this method to remove surface growths. but if cancer then many more in the meat of body will eventualy kill it.
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>>3167431
I remember years ago my chickens got that shit, we call them uvas "grapes" and my grandma told me to wash it with iodine tincture and they eventually dry and fall off. just don't let it get into their eyes, it's better to use some cotton balls to apply it.

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Saw one of these dudes in my apartment. Can't find any more. Is it a termite?
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>>3167543
Great. I bet my landlord is gonna be happy
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>>3167553
the cost of removing them was added into your rent before you ever moved in. You've paid to remove them every time you pay rent.
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>>3167554
Well, since I am on the 3rd floor of my apartment, that means that these termites are in a few other units right? I read that they get their water supply from the foundation level.
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>>3167558
you seem pretty knowledgeable about termites for someone that's never seen one before today
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>>3167559
Fear and google can do a lot for a man. I checked my renters agreement and saw that if the infestation was traced to your own unit that the cost of repairs for all other units would be your responsibility. My balls definitely retracted into my body.

>Wild felines
>Overgrown ferocious killing machines
>Domesticated felines
>Useless vermin that only survived because of incels and femcels constantly catering to them

>Wild canines
>Predatory animals that usually need to work in pack due to being too weak for solitary life
>Domesticated canines
>Amazing companions that can be trained into being amazing hunters

What happened?
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>>3165637
Malnutrition from parasites.
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humans domesticated dogs and made them useful, cats domesticated themselves and do whatever they want. Cats are like women
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>>3165634
my dog is useless vermin and i'm an incel, does that mean hes a cat?
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>>3165634
bias detected. many wild cats also hunt strategically in packs, as well as wild dogs can be killing machines on their own. and while domesticated cats will never be trainable to the same level as a sport dog, youll also generally have less household nuisances with them. apples and oranges
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>animal that evolved by deciding those grain silos had some pretty tasty rodents in them, and if they just hunt for food like normal the nearby hoomans pet them, win-win
>FUCKING VERMIN INCEL KEK TRANNY PET FOR NUMALES, ENJOY YOUR TOXO LMAO LMAO LMAO
>animal that already had heavy pack instincts and easily takes to friendly new members of the pack, evolves by accepting humans as pack-mates and pack leaders
>HOLY BASED AND REDPILLED CATFAGS LITERALLY CANNOT COMPETE >WHY DON'T YOU OWN A DOG /an/?
get out

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Thank God millennials didn't name plants or animals
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Per definition I'm a millennial and, so far, I described 3 new species. I usually use morphological features, or localities as an epitheton.
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>>3165642
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thanos_simonattoi

This is just the beginning
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>>3167500
>I usually use morphological features, or localities as an epitheton.
Must be nice to have apparent morphological differences. I've used catalog numbers on two species (like Milletrecentorum [not real]). Which language do you prefer? I tend to use Latin, and occasionally Old English.
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>>3167512
I'm working on spiders, so there are no catalog numbers. Always used Latin so far.
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>>3167362
tons of places in central/south america eat prickly pear, even the southwest parts of the US
probably some places in the Caribbean, too

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Why are the home ranges for birds so arbitrary? This one in pic, why doesn't it just live from Colorado all the way to the Pacific? Why that little gap there where it just refuses to go? Obviously it doesn't hate the ocean since it lives along the southern California coast. It's not that different in Oregon (gets hotter there in summer than it does in S.CA in winter aka blue). I want to see more birds but they outright refuse to enter certain territories.

The worst part is sometimes they get lost and are seen in the white empty spots and can still find food, so there's literally no obvious reason why they don't just colonize it normally.
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>>3166805
They reproduce quickly, and in such huge numbers that adaptive mutations happen very quickly. Obviously this can vary based on circumstances but by and large they're just really good at finding a niche.
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idk that gap in california seems to be that big flat valley, maybe it likes the trees that grow in higher altitudes?
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>>3166805
They don't live long. Every minute spent traveling and exploring is a minute not spent eating, breeding or hiding.
If you live for a week, why risk trying to find a new environment? You'll die of old age before you find one.
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>>3166835
Dragonflies are pretty finicky
They tend to stay aroun marshland areas because they start as underwater nymphs
They also need (relatively) warm weather to function and predominately eat mosquitoes which tend to stay in the same conditions
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>>3166807
based

What insect is this?, they're always flying around lights
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>>3167484
Ok, how do I get rid of them, they're destroying my furniture
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>>3167485
buy plastic furniture
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>>3167492
I'm not a poor redneck
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>>3167497
Do what Congress does. Replace all your furniture every year.

(No joke, I work in the House. The amount of furniture replacement is ridiculous, and this isn't cheap Ikea shit. Go to the ground floor of Rayburn and the halls are filled with furniture being moved in and out.)
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>>3167502
Damn, that's a curious fact, fucking goverment assholes expending money on fancy shit

Here is an image of my rabbits whom reside around my property. I was behind a window.

Do you have wild animals that stick around in your yards?
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ALSO i would like to mention there are actual wild brown rabbits that do come and eat the grass from my yard occasionally
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Yuss we have turkeys, bunnies, coyotes, deer, etc. I live right near a pond next to a forest so there are tons of wild animals around.
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There was a family of cottontails that used to show up daily for months. Had em eating apple and carrot out of my hands but I haven't seen them in about a week or so. I assume the hawks snatched them up.

Just today I saw a rat in my yard which is a first for me. Live in central florida and I've never seen a wild rat out here. Plague soon, fellow FLbros.
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they're swamp rabbits in my neighborhood and sometimes they get in my back yard and eat the grass, i'll post a vid soon
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swamp rabbit in backyard

https://imgur.com/a/bL2JGfS

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What the fuck is wrong with vegans?
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>>3167259
What happened to China's 1 child only policy? Did they do away with that?
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>>3167414
Yeah, but it's still fucking stupid to make a mostly meat-eating animal go vegan instead of just getting a rabbit or something that's actually adapted to that.
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>>3167446
They made it a universal 2 child policy back in 2016, but there had been a lot of exceptions even before that.
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Dogs need meat what the fuck are these people thinking everything works in balance also poor dog
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>>3167434
Nice. And then your children will die in a post global warming hell.


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