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Why did you crop the photo?
Cute spider dog
I think you get banned if you show cookie anon, but I also wanted to see hers too...
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I thought I was the only one who thinks it's funny
She's modest

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Post your cutest picture in your collection and rate others!!
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Is this cheating?

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This thread is dedicated to all animals of the reptilia and amphibia classes. Topics include, but are not limited to: geckos, snakes of all kinds, frogs, salamanders, newts, turtles, tortoises, and much more. Before asking a question, do a search on the internet to see if it has been answered
Classifieds for finding breeders and products:
>reptilescanada.com (Canadian breeders)
Most forums will have a "for sale" section on them, so look for that, especially if you have a specific herp you want. Craigslist can also be a good source for cheap aquariums, and make sure to check for any reptile expos that occur in your area.

When asking a question, make sure to include these details:
>Type and size of animal
>Enclosure dimensions
>Humidity and temperature
>Type of substrate
>The decor you use

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I have a 15' wide by 23' long area in my back yard I can use for some type of animal. I was thinking either ducks, with a pond, or a croc monitor maybe.

Ive owned a BTS for 22 years, and a leopard and tokay gecko for 3+ years. I successfully tamed one of my Tokay geckos.

I live in north san diego county, semi-inland.

What monitor species would be feasible to keep outdoors here? I was planning on hiring a professional to build a big cage with an indoor area for night time in the winter and stuff.

Id like a croc monitor but i realize it may not work and am open to any medium to big monitor.
San Diego is too dry and too cold for outdoor monitor keeping. Even in August, you see low temps in the mid 60s, which is 15 degrees too low. Consider a greenhouse instead of a Kamp Keanan/Tom Crutchfield style monitor enclosure, if you want a mondo 'outdoor' monitor enclosure. Of course, with a green house, you'll still need to supplement UVB.

Croc Monitors seem to have decent temperments, but the risk of negative interactions is extreme, a warning bite from an adult croc monitor could absolutely result in an amputation, even if you are wearing gloves. Normally I don't say "only experienced (X) keepers should keep (Whatever X)", especially with long lived things like Monitors, because getting an animal you don't want, that will live for 20 years, because you want to keep something else that'll live 20 years, is fucking retarded, but you should probably be an experienced handler or observer of monitors before buying something like a Crocodile Monitor.

A Black Throat is the obvious "Big Monitor, dryish climate" monitor, but even a black throat monitor will need a lot of supplemental moisture and heat in your climate.
August is high 70's to low 90s where I am in san diego county. A few days a year get to 100-102 F. Im in a city called Vista. It's about 20-30 minutes from the coast inland. In the winter and spring it gets to the mid 60s though. Sometimes lower, rarely.

But yeah, I thought that most monitors probably wouldn't work. Especially tropical ones like croc monitors. I also think black throats are cool. Theyre like next on my list of cool monitors.

Have you ever owned one? It's like 30-40% humidity most of the time here in my city. Which is low for many reptiles.

I heard the san diego zoo does outdoor monitor exhibits but i havent been there since i was a kid.
Take the picture in landscape from now on. I had the same problem. No matter how many times I rotated it corrected It would upload sideways.
I've never owned a Crocodile monitor, and probably never will, they're too rich for my blood, and I live in Minnesota, so I can't keep any herps I can't keep indoors, and as an 8+ foot long arboreal monitor, a good salvadorii enclosure is probably at least 20 feet tall.

I've homed a AWM temporarily (a classmate dumped a wild ass 4 foot male on me, and I kept him for about 4 months while I found someone who could take him and give him a better home than a Freecycled fiberglass shower enclosure), and I'm a completely obsessive overplanner currently planning out an enclosure for an indicus complex monitor. V. rainerguentheri if I can find a real one (the pet trade uses rainerguentheri as a wastebasket taxon), or tsukamotoi if I can't, once my enclosure is built, proven parameter stable, and everything's had time to grow in properly.

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The Dogfather
Anyone have the cow shooting milk out of it's nose?
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Which is sad. My friend used to get his (still living and happy) pair of giant Cockatoos SUPER stoned just pumping a perpetual plume of marijuana smoke at them and they fucking ROCKED OUT. I shit you not they were dancing and acting stereotypically 'high' and being super cuddly and enthusiastic.

He would stand next to the cage, show them the bong, and ask "Do you want to get high??" and they would anxiously bounce up and down nodding and dancing, even coming in to inhale smoke. I was about to intervene until I saw the birds' reactions- I have never seen anything like it. How is this even possible? If we are to suggest that archosaurs can get high, can we test if crocodilians can get high? If they can, 420chan's dinosaurs board will have a leg to stand on lol
It would be unfortunate if the driver had to hit his brakes quickly.
RIP Carl

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I saw a squirrel
>img name doesn't check out
I dont believe you
he meant he saw a squirrel in a photo taken by someone else, moron.
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No, I saw a squirrel but I'm too much of a brainlet to edit my phone pictures. Here's another image of the squirrel however.
What phone do you have that takes such hi quality pics
galaxy s10e

Why are Black Widows so sexy?
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gay spider
they're shiny and wearing thigh high boots
Something tells me you're into latex and being sexually dominated by dangerous women
that plump abdomen

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that's not even a funny meme much less true or applicable
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I had some ideas for owls-turned-terrorbirds. Too bad they didn't fit in with my project since I figured that as hyper-specialized predators owls wouldn't survive the central mass-extinction I had planned.

did they run out of small nocturnal animals to eat, what do you mean?
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did the humans in all tomorrows ascend to crab?
burrowing owls might actually be a good candidate for terrorbirdation

>live in open fields/prairies
>nest in burrows
>daytime hunters
>longer legs than other owls, capable of sprinting

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Why is he picking fight with babies?
stop wearing tuxedo NOW

Cats stretching are cute edition.
Please check older threads before asking common cat questions. Be as detailed as possible when you ask something. Let's post and talk about cats! Previous: >>3783069
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She's precious
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thanks fren
very pretty too
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I'm going in

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Why are there so many underage normies here Jesus Christ.
So lovecraft was right the whole time
He was thinking “I’m going to make a really cool fish”

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Ants are more closely related to wasps than they are to termites which are more closely related to cockroaches. In fact, their common ancestors split off 170 million years ago.
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Six million sounds high.
No one cares about the vultures. Fact is that birds and birds are far more closely related than fish and dolphins and you are an absolute retard for trying to make that ridiculous comparison and argument in the first place. No one else made such a retarded comparison in the thread, an example of such would have been bats and birds..
If it looks like a crab and walks like a crab (so, sideways), then it's a crab, and we call it a crab generally, even if there's some specific genetic taxonomy that sets it apart.

Crabs have been evolved into like five individual and distinct times (convergent evolution), I guess because the shape and 'functionality' of a crab is extremely efficient for certain environments. Thus, there's a lot of things which are crabs, but which technically are stuff like lobsters or
Seals are obviously dogs.
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I bet this is a common question but how can I use public, over-the-counter medication to treat a dog of itching?
>small dog (23lb), no fleas
>starts scratching like crazy for weeks
>take him to vet and they gave him some shot that was supposed to last for a month and barely lasted a week or two (to alleviate pain)
>contact vet, tell them this, and they gave him Apoquel which he has had before, to no positive effect, and has been prescribed again despite the vet office being told this
It's frustrating living in a world where my dog scratches so much that tufts of hair flake off, and I can't treat his clear pain/discomfort because treatments put money in pockets, not cures. My other dog, a 112lb lab, has also been scratching himself often.
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You need to figure out the source of the itching first
this. since both dogs are having an issue it's probably environmental-what's the air quality like where they live? is it possible there's some chemical they both keep getting exposed to?
I'm not sure. We do have a cat that comes and goes and while we've seen the occasional flea on him, they're not on the dogs (and one has light hair that makes fleas or anything else easy to spot.)
We live a few blocks from a beach and we've been here for years. No big quality difference as far as I'm aware and this is the first time either of them have displayed such consistent scratching.
>I can't treat his clear pain/discomfort because treatments put money in pockets, not cures.
Sounds like an excuse to me.
Go to the vet or give your dog away, poorfag.
baka can't read

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I'm planning to become a professional beekeeper, maybe /an/ will have a resident bee fag in a few years
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I stumbled across this in my yard today. At least she died doing what she loved.
Looks like she overdosed
I am not a professional but I have I started in my backyard this year, it's doing good

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What's the most exotic animal you've seen in the wild?
For me it's a Peacock.

Pic semirelated because it doesn't make sense. I was in Tennessee when I saw it, but they apparently don't live there?
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I live in Michigan, Otter which I saw crossing the road.
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I found one of these little guys last spring.
I'm going to go with the great horned owl. I saw it from less than 50 feet away (like 15 meters) and it was crazy seeing how big they are in real life. Their wings are so big that you can hear them move the air when they take off.
California condor at grand canyon
Moose, skunk, praying mantis, opossum.
New Hampshire doesn't really have anything exotic.
Moose are absolutely huge btw.

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for meow
panthers! love black panthers. bagheera and black cat fireworks man.
tigers are orange because mammals can't make green colored fur, but their prey are colorblind in such a way that orange looks green. its pretty incredible desu
imagine booping that nose
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