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>>4000757
Too cool 4 school

Can you see the face of God reflected in his creations?
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Schizo thread?
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>>3999080
It's not evil unless the person fully knows what they're doing and continues doing the thing regardless of the suffering caused/violation of free will.
Non-sapient animals and everything lower in nature can't be evil for this reason.
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>>3999080
Of course I can, of course carnivores must get their energy from something to survive, it is the same for humans butchering and consuming meats, but God still care for everyone, albeit it is from death of something else, they still thrive. The one that is in control of life and death and the soul of animals and humans is God, He hears all of the cry of animals and the Earth and in His Kingdom, everything will be restored as He will provide for them, there will be no need to kill or hunt for energy anymore, Amen.
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Lions are terrifying.
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>>3999088
So you think being an atheist is more edgy than saying that violence is a good thing?

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I work in a steel mill and yesterday something amazing happened. I turned around and there was a cat laying on the ground in front of a space heater. It stayed there for a bit and after a few hours I managed to pick it up and take it into a smaller and warmer side room. When the shift ended, I took it home with me. I'm planning to keep it. Except it hasn't eaten or drunken anything since I've brought it home.

I'm providing it with as many options as I can, dry food, canned food, water, and even milk. It hasn't had any though. It's walked around a little bit, but seems to be doing that less and less now. At first I thought it was just cold and tired because it had been leaving in a cold and loud steel mill before this, but it's been at least 18 hours that I know of since it ate or drank anything. It's eyes are constantly closed, like it can't open them.

I KNOW I NEED TO GET IT TO A VET. But even after I got out of work yesterday, they were all closed and with today being Thanksgiving, they'll all be closed today too. I keep telling myself that it can't be any worse off with me than it would have been still struggling alone at the cold mill, but those thoughts aren't getting me results.

I am desperate anons. I need ideas, advice, anything, just to help it survive through the day so I can get it to a vet tomorrow.
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>>3988749
You did good anon. I'm proud of you.
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>>3995357
>trolling on /an/ of all places
do zoomers really
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>>3988974
Idiot
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>>3999786
>Off yourself, cum guzzler.
>For the record, I'm serious...you definitely should consider killing yourself.

Eat shit and die zoophile.
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>>3992433
An animal that was on death's door when you found it died. The first post ITT told you exactly what was up but
>that's not a good enough answer anon
Then you proceed to tizzy yourself up thinking you can save it by fucking around with water and tuna only to get all woe betide me when it turns out FPBP. The cat dying obviously isn't on you but being a faggot about it is.

>>3999785
>think they sound hardened and tough
I like to think I'm more of a wicked, nihilistic type

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>lonely
>want a dog
>in love with huskies
>aware that I could never provide for a husky
>research dozens of other breeds
>some of them are cool
>check dozens of shelter mutts
>some of them are cool
>see a husky on the way home
>don't want any other dog anymore
How can one get over their husky fever? It's just pointless. No matter what, I'd never forgive myself for choosing anything other than a husky. Just looking them in their eyes, no other breed of dog gives me the same feeling of connection. But I'll never have the opportunity to care for one because of work and shitty living conditions.
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>>4001768
What percentage of this board is composed of some variation of a zoophile/animalfucker? Genuinely curious
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>>4000799
That dog will undermine your home from the inside and manipulate your family against you.
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>>4001867
100% of the dogfags.
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>>4001333
>first time she saw a sausage, she licked it clean for 10 mins..
>No, I mean the sausage dog ;)
Typical dogfucker dogwhistle
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I know a woman who has like 4 huskies in Tucson AZ with a little tiny yard in the city

She showed me a picture of them in the yard once and it was just bare dirt with dog shit lining the fences. She's fat and both her and her husband work long hours and I never heard her say she takes them anywhere. I guess what I'm trying to say is, if you watch enough TV and work long enough hours and pay someone else to take care of them or just throw them in your tiny yard no matter how small, I guess you could do it.

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ITT animals that look to silly to be real
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>>4000836
reddit post
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>>4000937
It's a golden snub-nosed monkey
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>>4001803
You take that back. Badgers don't look silly, they look like a natural part of the English countryside. Maybe just because I grew up with storybooks about them.
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they look so fucking goofy

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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:
>morphmarket.com
>kingsnake.com
>faunaclassifieds.com
>reptilescanada.com (Canadian breeders)
>caudata.org
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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>>4001551
Its never pitch black (unless youre in a more dense forest or its particularly overcast), but it IS darker than those lights. That said, a dim blue light might be a decent approximation of a full moon, provided you've got it on a dimmer and can adjust it somewhat, but either way a CHE is better, since its a more natural nighttime heat source. You dont see herps warming themselves up under the light of the moon.
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My baby spiny tail iguana suddenly barely wants to eat won't touch her greens at all. just over a month ago she was literally eating multiple crickets out of my hand and now she will eat maybe 2 meal worms in a day and ignore everything else no matter what I put in her salad
I don't know what to do and I will literally hang myself if anything happens to her
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>>4000977
Around here those are sadly one of the most abandones pet species and a previous owner will almost never be found. On top of it they're borderline invasive. Better start looking around for a good shelter or rescue with a big secured turtle pond.
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>>4001643
1) post enclosure parameters
2) have you tried bee pollen? That apparently works pretty well with beardies who wont eat theri greens because it makes the greens smell like bugs.
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>>3999917
I love them, but holy shit they are on their period 90% of their time.

Cognition wise what is the difference between mammals and reptiles?
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>>4001070
This. Also depends on which animals you're comparing. The reptile average is lower than mammals, but there are reptiles who behave almost more intelligently than certain mammals. Crocodilians in particular are very smart, to the point where some of them can bait birds by getting twigs and sticks on their snouts. They also have a mammalian-tier parental drive.
Meanwhile, among squamates, king cobras for snakes and monitor lizards/tegus for lizards are the most advanced, but not at crocodilian levels.
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>>4001141
Turtles are also somewhat intelligent. Some species can learn tasks and display intelligent behavior like playing.
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If you count birds as reptiles (which you should if you also count crocodilians), then crows are smarter than pretty much any mammal that isn't a primate.
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>>4001227
Interesting. Know any genera/species off the top of your head?
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>>4001065
Things like monitor lizards are most comparable to birds of prey
https://youtu.be/LWTITUgDcmU
>>4001256
Common snapping turtles seem particularly smart, but that’s mostly anecdotal

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New ankylosaur found, has a wicked tail. Discuss.
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>Spinosaurus continues to be the single biggest fuck you in palaeontology.
Aegyptiacus continues to be based, you mean.

1915
>Oh it must be a T Rex with a sail
2001
>Oh wait, it had a croc-like head, and maybe was a swimmer too
2015
>Midget that swam after fish
2020
>Midget that waited for fish like a heron/egret with a tail sail
Also
>slender and robust forms of spines and skulls
>could be signs of sexual dimorphism, or morphotypes, or individual variation

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>>4001370
>environment remains swampy enough for millions of years, enough for a 50 foot predator to emerge

that's what's wild for me
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>>3997996
very comfy
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>>4001370
>Aegyptiacus continues to be based, you mean.
Yes
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>>4001390
That is insane. Maybe because its prey was pretty big too, and it had to intimidate other predators, such as Carcharodontasaurus.

Speaking of, what was the ecology of Spinosaurus? What animals lived with it?
I know Carchar, but Planet Dinosaur showed Ouranosaurus and Sarcosuchus, but I've heard mixed opinions about whether they really lived together or not.

Look at how cool these shits is
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>>4001069
They're very underrated fish, but they have similar tank space/volume needs to Red Belly Piranha and while they are generally attractive, they only really pop a few weeks of the year when they are in full spawning mode.

Also they are aggressive and mean, but that's part of what makes them fun, I guess.
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>>4001069
Gotta love a good pumpkinseed.
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People should keep these instead of goldfish, koi, and tilapia.

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Shitbull owner horror thread.
Post your worst shitbull owner stories
>My aunt and uncle
>They are both fucking awful people
>CPS visited them twice
>Own a pitbull because of course they do
>They think this thing is their baby
>It has addisons and they spend thousands on it
>Meanwhile they are already in debt
>They treat it better than their actual baby (my cousin)
>Pitbull plays with my cousin unattended all the time
>Plays with her outside
>It straight up attacks another dog
>In front of my cousin
>owner of the attacked dog gets involved

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>>3992234
Holy shit this is enraging.
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>>4001694
try to help the kid...
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>>4000469
Fucking Minecraft and the sensitive bitches it gathers, fuck off.
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>>4001694
Take a picture if you can i wanna see their shitty house
You better give us updates later for cps
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>>3994813
My friend owns two. He's narcissistic and generally just an ass, cycles through friends constantly because they all have enough of his behavior eventually. One of the pits is most likely legitimately retarded. He takes them to a lake a lot and the dumb one just goes in the water and violently eats it until he throws up gallons and then immediately goes and does it again. Whenever there's a bonfire he all but jumps into it, whining and barking at the flames and he will never, ever stop, you have to take him away. One time my friend was moving something on his porch and like a million of those godawful stink bugs poured out and this dog just immediately starts devouring them as fast as his jaw can move, like there's no way he was even able to determine what it was he was eating because of how fast he went at it, even though he's a very well fed dog. After all this, my friend will go on about how smart he is. And of course the dumb thing never listens to him but of course he's so well behaved. These aren't dogs to him, they're extensions of his ego. That's your average pit owner. The dog barely even exists in their mind and nothing it does matters at all, it is what they imagine it to be. That's why it's always, "he never does this," that's why dogs specifically bred for violence constantly are allowed to attack vulnerable animals and children. The reality of what they or what they do are is completely immaterial in the blind eyes of their owners.

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Post animals that you wouldn't want to mess with, but who are NOT famous/obvious ones e.g Tigers, Great Whites, Lions, Bears, etc.

I'll start with a Goliath Grouper, I am sure this thing could eat at least a child.
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>>4001321
Archosaurs replace their teeth almost as regularly as a shark. They'd make good the loss in just a couple of months. An American Alligator will go through around 3000 teeth in its life.
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>>4001259
This is well-known spook code for an assassination, typically clearing house of assets no longer worth the paychecks
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>>4001316
Fish are a pretty substantial part of their diet, even as opportunists. They’re like freshwater crocodiles on steroids
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>>4000840
>Megalodons would stay in the depths
How is a warm water surface predator that eats dwarf whales going to stay in the depths
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>>4001856
Adapt or go extinct

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Best animal phylum?
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>>4001797
Mammals
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>>4001798
Mammals are not a phylum. Did you mean chordates?
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For me? It's Placozoa, the most noble and ancient of all Animalia lineages

These lil guys get undeserved hate imo. Yes, they’re annoying and their babies are abhorrent, but I imagine that the reason so many people hate them online despite never being near one is that all they’ve ever seen from them is the reactions that they make when SEAs purposefully messes with them like taking away contact comfort, which is something that human infants have and will cry when deprived of

If there was more content where owners genuinely cared for them and didn’t bathe them three times a day, they would act much better and the internet wouldn’t hate them as much
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To touch itself oxford definition
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>>4000436
Uma delicia...
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>>4001310
They say that posting this on /int/ will get you banned

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>long noodle boys
>tiny limbs
post such animals, they are so cute
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>>4001022
top fucking kek
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>>3997473
I want one of these. What species do you think can I adopt
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>>4001405
None, they are all mine
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>>4001405
you can get Chalcides ocellatus
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