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ITT: Big cats being majestic
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>>3086677
No tail?
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>>3086410
What's this expression trying to convey?
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>>3088139
I look how they look in the same direction at the very end
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>>3087710
A B S O L U T E A E S T H E T I C
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>>3086561
How can male lions be so dumb and so cute?

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the spider under my toilet trapped a silverfish in its web

thanks bud
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based arachnid bros

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Planning to buy this beagle with my gf, what to expect? I really need to know how to puppy-proof my apartment.
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>>3088152
Will do
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>>3088161
I fully intend to walk it, I haven't been getting outside enough and this dog would give me a good reason to.
>>3088159
This is a reasonable point and I am a bit concerned but we are planning to get married in a few years and have had some pregnancy scares and have mentally adapted to the possibility of having a kid. It's going to be mine so it'll stay with me even we break up, but that would suck and I think the worry of that will make us more likely to try to work out relationship issues.
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>>3087586

Literally the best dog breed, mine just turned 13 back in June. Not loud in my experience, unless they hear something suspicious right outside the door/window or when young when they want to release some energy, but those 5 minutes are nothing compared to an endless-yapping terrier.
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>>3088191

And no, pets aren't relationship fixers/motivators.
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i have the worst possible beagle mix and shes huge, loud, strong and stubborn. cus i have a mix i might not be the best to speak on their behalf but i would say do NOT put off training, and dont halfass it, thats what my family did and now shes a pain in the ass. the barking and howling seems to be the biggest beagle problem trait along with the stubbornness so definitely nip that early
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has the ugliest bark/howl of all dogs. spastic and neurotic unless you wear them out, you better be ready to have a second job.

Show me your best paranormal animals.
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>>3080706
based
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>>3085092
I shot it btw
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>>3079950
kino
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>>3087982
this movie wasn't super scary itself but that unit was

I shared this on /aq/ earlier and got a bit of a response to it, so I thought I would make a thread.
>go to my favorite fish shop
>chatting with manager, looking at plants
>go to see the long plant display tank
>witness this absolute creature just sort of drifting around
>it looks like the kind of fish Tim Burton would keep
>also looks like he smokes two packs a day
>some lady brought him in since she couldn’t take care of him anymore
>bitch kept him in a 10 gallon for six years
>his behavior and appearance have been permanently scarred by this
>his fins are stunted and curled up
>and rather than swimming around, he just sort of hovers from place to place slowly, as if he’s just barely alive
>manager gives him to me for free
>reminds me not to bring him back
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>>3088007
I was feeding him this morning and he’s so big that I can hear him making a sucking noise just before I feed him. I don’t know if it’s worth nothing, but I asked him what happened to him, like just sort of talking to myself, and then he looked right at me and spun around and splashed me! I’ve never had this happen, but I’m more used to taking care of shrimp and tetras and stuff like that, so I’ve never had a big fish. I doubt me talking had anything to do with it, he’s just weird from being in such a small tank
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>>3088011
Treat him right anon.
He'll repay you eventually.
/x/fag here
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>>3088007
He genuinely looks epic in the literal sense of the word. What’s his name?
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>>3088011
Your fish maaaaay be the temporary physical body of a demon. It will either destroy everything you love or grant your every desire, depending on how you treat it.
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>>3087275
That's the sickest looking fish I've ever fuckin' seen.
Rock on, lil' dude.

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What are some underrated cute animals?
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>>3075786
ey
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>>3075786
wtf
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Any species of sloth, but this one is extra cute
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>>3086992
I saw some tiny shrews while walking about at night a week ago. They were very super fast and snifty. Seemed fond of leaves.
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>>3087507
Agreed, two toed sloths are the cutest.

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Got a house with a lawn. Never had a lawn. What do I do with the lawn?
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>>3088149
the property of most boomers looks like the right, they just obsessively mow their lawn or in most cases pay someone to do it.
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>>3087974
Grow a forest garden and get free food
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>>3087997
clear up the fallen fruit with a rake, otherwise it will rot and spoil the grass, and your mower will only squash the fruit and make things worse.
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>>3087974
put flowerbeds on the sides and start growing stuff. herbs, peppers, whatever
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>>3088005
Or bylaws. In my city and surrounding area you can't legally have domestic grass over 4 inches tall, mostly because we live and area endemic to ticks and lyme.

>Europe was the birthplace of mankind, not Africa
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/05/22/europe-birthplace-mankind-not-africa-scientists-find/
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>>3086477
>are
Our earliest human ancestors were. they probably were africans as well though, they ran forth and back all over the place.
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>>3086434
That's the way it works, one piece of information can falsify a theory based on thousands of others. It takes one black swan to destroy the idea that all swans are white, based off of thousands and thousands of white swans.
Of course we still dont have access to all human remains ever, we could still find an even older specimen in Africa, to me saying with any certainty we originated in Europe or Africa is retarded.
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>>3085652
>Retired anthropologist and author Dr Peter Andrews, formerly at the Natural History Museum in London, said: "It is possible that the human lineage originated in Europe, but very substantial fossil evidence places the origin in Africa, including several partial skeletons and skulls.

>"I would be hesitant about using a single character from an isolated fossil to set against the evidence from Africa."

One example does not a theory make.
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>>3088173
But the fact is just one hominid that had features similar to modern humans' doesn't automatically mean humans originated from it; look up convergent evolution. It could very well be that this species simply died out and left the job to African hominids. As you said, we simply do not have enough evidence to prove this radical new theory.
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>>3085652
It would make the most sense that we're all from India or the region surrounding for there to be dark skinned people, straight haired people, and uber autistic people all coming from the same lineage but I don't think people want to excavate for evidence there because India is a filthy area.

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Is he based?
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>>3087990
Wtf were they trying to do here?
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>>3087992
Inbreeding generation after generation until they got a drooling deformed dinosaur.
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>>3088001
>Inbreeding generation after generation
Kek, not only they do it to themselves but also force the goats into incest
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>>3087921
Cats used to be the size of panthers
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>>3088175
Like panther-sized house cats? No, thank you.

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Any mammal related generals are based,

rest are meh.
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>>3087664
#1 /cat/
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>>3087664
/herp/ and /horse/ for top generals
Cat and dog for bottom of the barrel tier
/rock/ is high up there
/plant/ is middling
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/plant/ is the only good general, everything else is discord tier.
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>>3088166
Plant has excessive drama and being in /plant/ feels like I'm in a discord
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>>3088176
the drama is just the discordfags screeching.

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Newbies and amateurs are very welcome, and we’ll always try to answer your questions.

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>>3071208

LINKS

>The Plant List
http://www.theplantlist.org/
>Plant ID Sites
http://www.botanicalkeys.co.uk/flora/index.html
https://wildflowersearch.org/

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Hi, I'm new to keeping plants so sorry if I sound retarded but I need some help.

Recently I was given two tomato plants (the ones that grow tall), they were fine for a couple of weeks but now they're starting to wilt. They're around 20cm tall and I have been watering them once a day at around 4:00AM with 200ml of tap water, they were propped up using chopsticks until I bought some actual sticks for plants. I had to go away for a week so I asked my boyfriend to look after them, a couple of days after I got back they started to wilt despite looking fine the day before and one of them fell over damaging the stem near the bottom.

I replaced the sticks with study plastic ones and tire wrapped them to the plant and I'm gonna start using rainwater to water them but I don't know how much that will help. Has anyone got any tips, I'd really appreciate it.

Sorry for posting this in the other plant threads, I don't want them to die.
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Any one into bonsai? I think I'm really gonna try it this year.
Links, tips, hints all appreciated
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>>3086817
tap vs rain water is not the issue, consider a larger pot
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Why this happened?
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What plants can live outside in Massachusetts and return year after year?

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What is this plant? It was about 5 feet tall, it appears to have compound leaves, and has little red flowers. Reminds me of a tree of heaven but I know it isn't.
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>>3087285
no it doesn't
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what is your location, and can you get an in-focus picture of the leaves and flowers
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>>3087512
I'm in somerset county NJ but I'm not sure if its native. Next time i drive past it i'll take more pics.
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>>3087748
it's a Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum, they're red berries, not flowers. they get white flowers that look like lacecap hydrangea
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>>3088170
he could've just checked the plant general.

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>>3087606
I've never seen a weak man with a big dog. I've seen strong masculine guys with very small cute dogs and very big tough dogs, the weak guys seem to fall on the "small medium-medium" size range for dogs
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>>3088024
>The reason we allowed dogs to live alongside us is because of how useful they used to be for security/pest control/animal herding.

you don't do any of these things with your dog so it's just as useless as the small dogs you look down upon, retard.
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>>3087652
Also am woman, and I dont think anything negative about a man walking a large dog, just "wow what an awesome dog."
If the dog is well trained, instantly the guy becomes more attractive to me, I see him as having tackled a difficult task with competence and via his own workings produced a great and useful dog
I see a guy with a small dog and I think "wow what a cute dog, guess he wanted something with easier maintenance to take care of."
I am specifically less attracted to men I hear obsess over cats, because so often when I see that they have some weird submissive and masochistic relationship going on with the cat, or its because they specifically cant handle or dont like dogs. I actually like cats, but if the only info I has is that he prefers cats, hes losing a point or two.
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>>3088024
Small dogs are alarms. In south Africa white farmers often have large dogs outside for protection, but those dogs can be poisoned, shot, killed quietly, etc. Any little small dog that barks at the sounds it can hear, but you cant, is immensely useful, and kept inside.
Basically any small dog can be a rather, you can train any dog to fetch you things, small size means much easier maintenance in general and makes so many situations easier. Someone's pitbull is growling and barking at you and then charges your dog outside your house?Your big dog is about to get into a fight, you can pick up the little dog and get inside and not take your pet to the hospital. Need to move very far or transport your dog via car? Want your kids to be able to help with care? Don't want to spend ridiculous amounts on dog food?
They also just tend to be more cuddly. My small dog will sleep right on your chest or in your arms, she jumps into your arms to be hugged and cuddled, and she is very affectionate.
The number one job of dogs now is to be our companions, their time as tools for labor is largely over. They do their job by making us calmer happier people and encouraging more activity from us.

I have a 60 pound dog and a 5 pound dog, I love the first more since he was my first dog and hes definitely smarter so the relationship feels more legit, but I can never hate on small dogs again after the great experience I've had taking care of one.
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>>3088151
If I see a woman with a dog, I'll immediately assume she fucks it. I'll give her points for that.

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Welcome to /plant/, the happy green place on this blue board, where growers, gardeners and horticulturists share their love for things that grow.
Newbies and amateurs are very welcome, and we’ll always try to answer your questions.

Old Thread
>>3078422

>The Plant List
http://www.theplantlist.org/
>Plant ID Sites
http://www.botanicalkeys.co.uk/flora/index.html
https://wildflowersearch.org/
https://www.nhm.ac.uk/content/dam/nhmwww/take-part/identify-nature/tree-identification-key.pdf
>Pests and Diseases

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>>3088082
scroll back and realize my advise is appreciated and on point.
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>>3088114
glad you at least realize your opinions are trash
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>>3088132
thx for ur contribution 2 the thread

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What plants could I have outside in Massachusetts and have them come back every year after winter?
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>>3088167
every perennial that's hardy to zone 5, be more specific.

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>Old Thread: >>3077144

Jas is the bestest edition

Dog food review site - https://www.dogfoodadvisor.com

Puppy guide - http://drsfostersmith.com/pic/article.cfm?articleid=1449

Discord:BTFO

>What should I feed my dog?
>What breed of dog should I get?
>How do I train my dog?
>Rate my dog!
>Should I bring my dog to a vet?

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>>3087161
Why do retards like that get rescue dogs anyways. When I got Happy, I had to fill out longass questionnaire, go through a phone interview and get a personal visit from the association before I could pick him up. Same with the second doggo I will get. Just one more week before I meet him, yay!
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>>3084599
They tried to shit up /an/ while shilling for their discord. They filled /an/ with outdoor cat hate threads and anti pitbull threads. I'm not saying we don't need to be reminded that outdoor cats are a plague and pitbulls should not exist, but 4 anti pit bull threads in the first page is kinda obnoxious.
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>>3087161
Different idea:
1. Learn what organization the doggo comes from
2. Report him to them so he finds a better home.
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>>3087143
Is making them disappear in the woods an option? Animal abusers fall into the same line as child abusers in my book.
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>>3087304
>>3087405
>>3087769
>Is making them disappear in the woods an option?

in his defense, he did not actually hit the dog. but I'm afraid he may, eventually. I would have snapped his neck on the spot if that helped but unfortunately it does not. who would take care of the dog? and the shelter/org who gave him the dog might actually be worse. we've seen them a few times and only now did I see him lose his shit.


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