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What's the best tool-manipulating appendage?
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Wouldnt that depend on the tool, which is likely to be optimized to whatever appendage created it?
people say hand but that's only because our cerebellum is so advanced that fine motor skills seem trivial. Literally more than half our brain is dedicated to this.
A sufficiently cerebellumated tentacule, trunk, or penis would be twice as effective.
the hand and it's not even a competition. All animals that need to grab tree branches and need dexterity evolved some type of hands. Even birds use their feet as some kind of pseudo-hand.
Proboscis and tentacles are inferior adaptations lacking the multiple points of contact that the hand has.
a tentacle hand is better than a single tentacle tendril.
>a tentacle hand
Isn't that just an octopus' entire body?
Hello Mr. Kosemen

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LOGS and BOWLS edition

Previous Thread >>4662479

Discuss anything aquarium related here, including inhabitants, decor, and issues. Before asking questions in this thread, make sure you give us at least some details when asking a question, such as:

>Tank size (include dimensions, not just volume)
>Unusual Parameters (nitrate, pH, GH, KH)
>Any inhabitants + how long you've had them
>Age of the tank
>Pictures are always helpful

Tank Cycling:

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will having an anquarium improve the humidity in the room? if so that is desirable for me.
Only if there is a GOODLOG within your tank.
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They don't sell those betta logs in my country, but I installed him a log to sit on (he has some kind of swim bladder disorder)

(I know Asclepidaceae is now part of the Apocynaceae family, I don't care, I'm a boomer)
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.

>Flora of the World

>Plants of the World Online

>Hardiness zones

>Plant ID Sites

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How cold are we talking? It grows here in the UK just fine.
I'd say it actually looks better in real life, because the nerves actually sparkle, and the leaves in general have a slight iridescent effect to them.

Peat or sphagnum moss. If you repot them, don't remove too much soil, because the leaves will immediately curl all the way down, making it very hard to put the plant in new soil.
I want to get one of those, any specific care requirements?
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>any specific care requirements?
Most Jewel Orchids are surprisingly easy to grow, particularly Ludisia, although Macodes prefers higher humidity.
They like regular potting soil, bright but indirect lighting, and moist soil that is allowed to dry out a little between waterings.
Basically standard houseplant care.
The main tip is the grow them in a wide, shallow container to give the rhizomes space to spread out.
Awesome thanks, im thinking of getting this for my brother that has been pretty into plants lately

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Has there ever been a more brutal mogging throughout the animal kingdom?

Horse General

Horsorcery Edition

Thread that fell apart like soft bread >>4645866
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Sorry bud I'm not boeing engineer.
Based. I didn't know that the Ed Edd-N- Eddy guy was into horse!
do you have intentions of breeding your horse? Yeah thought so
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If you find a good one why wouldn't you?

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Deer General

Milk Truck Have Arrive
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That's naughty in a bad way.
Dalle won't generate non anthro for this prompt despite my efforts
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Try diving suit/costume
>thinky veiled /k/ thread
I appreciate that you tried.

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Made with Bing Image Creator
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But what did the sow do?
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Who the fuck tries to make ai threads on all the fucking boards? Why?
Soulless zoomies that don't have a single creative bone in their body. The concept of oc is entirely foreign to them.

My mom's dog keeps staring at me when i go and fetch my tendies or some unhealthy drink and he doesn't understand that's it's rude and makes me uncomfortable how do i get him to stop please
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Dogs like to know what their humans are up to. Also by making themselves known they increase they chances of being pet. If you are making food, doge probably is hoping some disasterous accident befalls you and you drop your tendies.
Also, pet the dog.
Its good for you. And doge.
mudslime alert!
I don’t understand why I should pet him I don’t really like him that much…
Don't. Dogs are excellent judges of character and he doesn't like you. He's just keeping an eye out in case you decide to slaughter your family cause your mom forgot to buy more tendies or aked you to get a job.

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i'll start
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Diseased rats knowing they are diseased
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Would love to snuggle and nuzzle them ears. Their foals are so damn cute.
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they can apparently be tamed but can still possibly quill you on accident
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Why are insects fucking horrifying?

They're so fucking alien, if I had to choose between being attacked by a Tiger or a larger version of this fucking thing I'd take the Tiger.
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Acanthoplus discoidalis, the "Armoured katydid"
>Oh no some gigantic creature is sizing me up with its feelers
>I have come to the ledge of the sink, better not risk jumping even though my insect body could take it no matter how far the height is
>OH N-
why are insects so dumb
They're not dumb or clever, they don't possess intelligence of any scale. They are like living code, they just do what they are programmed to do in a manner of speaking with no ability to think or reason. It didn't do or not do anything that any other bug of the same species would or wouldn't have done in identical circumstances.
I don't know, when I recognize the empty pupil-less eyes, it just makes the insect look more disturbing to me.

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are cool
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this was most definitely not filmed on a phone
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>actually implying i'm a phoneposter
get over here you fucking little shit

Are animal restoration videos ethical? How many people do you think are giving their cows and horses hoof infections just so they can slice them up?
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youre the one saying its racist to imply animal abuse exists lol
go fuck yourself faggot
death to pityfags
>I think the hoof ones are authentic, hooked farm animals legit get fucked up constantly.
The thing is all these types of videos start out authentic, e.g. some cute clip from Buzzfeed or whoever goes viral, then copycats show up because they see it's great for views and force these situations via abuse.

So if the hoof ones are by and large mostly authentic still, they won't be for long.
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It would behoove the horses to kick their owners if they try to behoove them
>The ones that trigger me something fierce are the the fake puppy/kitten rescues
I don't even klick on that shit. How many times do you casually find a half dead animal in the wild while you have a camera ready to film it in it's misery before doing something about it. Of course they get some pour thing and hit it with a shovel unti it's in the right condition to be "rescued"

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Bird autism
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Isn't there a longer version of this where the owl btfo's the cockatoo?
I saw it years ago on Cheezburger of all places.
Dunno but I wouldn't be surprised if it just takes it. Crows are just as bad or worse in the wild and owls just sit and brush it off.
More autism please...
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This picture was from 1950. Bears used to be seen as pets and friends to humans. What changed?
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they have black bears in the east and west you fucking retard lol
>~1 fatal attack a year

Dude. You have a higher chance of getting hit by a train. Tf is this.
If it's black, fight back
If it's brown, lay down
If it's white, good night
It's a yellow, haha that's just an Asian fellow
Bears are still friends and love pets

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Sorry broham. Linux and Brave; vore time for you.
I was referencing the sigil of Lucifer on Luna's vest which looks like the Google Play Store logo.
>vore time for you.
I will let you eat some part of me.
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You don't understand!
I must return to Oxford and claim my boiled LOBESTER
>Spilt it in half before killing it
I'm pretty sure that's the point of splitting it in half and, in fact, is what my parents have always done whenever we've had lobster, either the American ones or the med ones (idk wtf they're called in English; they're both just "lobster" to me)
They also clean crabs while still alive, holding the claws with one hand while ripping the shell off with the other and rinsing under running water to clear the gunk out.
I, on the other hand, have only ever dropped them into boiling water, both lobster and crab.

>but then we have panic.
I've seen crustaceans exhibit what I would call panicked behaviour, but I might be just anthropomorphising their reaction to having their shell ripped off as described above.

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