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Sorry for accidentally posting on /int/. In this general, we discuss Speculative Evolution Projects. My project for instance is the Kuiper II Project.
>Kuiperozoa has extreme sexual dimorphism, exoskeleton, orange Scandium-based blood and liquevorous diet.
>Kuiperoflora have black sap and generally somewhat resemble a cross between Bladderwrack and Willow depending on the species and type.
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>spiders to octopus
spiders look more like crabs without pincers to me
mantas and some birds
Good point.
I wanted to use general terms, but maybe that would be for the best.
Having no larger competitors, so they can grow bigger to eat larger fruits. I bet it could happen pretty easily on a big island if they were the only large arboreal animals.
I forget what it's called so I don't have an image, but there's a certain type of plankton that looks extremely similar to a male stag beetle. I think it might have been some kind of crab larvae, but I might be misremembering that.

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Squirrel in Greggs
What will he buy, lads?
A life insurance policy for his wife, two biscuits and a bottle of fizzily bubble sugar slurp.
Steak bake and a sosig roll

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Imagine the odour
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>his dicks
Why does he need multiple dicks?
Why not?
it's a reptile thing. they do weird shit with their dicks, like echidnas but more...decorative.
Double the dick, double the fun.
just squeeze gently after damping it with warm water

I've always been fascinated by the blue heeler, or Australian Cattle Dog, as it's commonly known. They are one of the most aggressive breeds of dog out there, and that's not just because they were bred to work with cattle.

These dogs were bred to be aggressive protectors of their family and their territory. They are known for their biting tendencies, and they can be quite dangerous if not properly trained or supervised.

One thing to keep in mind is that these dogs are very territorial. They will bark and growl when they are angry or stressed, and they will not hesitate to attack if they feel their territory is being threatened.

On top of that, they have Bull Terrier/Pit Bull in their foundation stock and this can be seen in their temperament and behavior.
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My next door neighbours have two of them and one of them has dog autism. I like playing ball with them when we go over for a bbq. The autist one crawled under the fence once and got stuck in my backyard lol
>one of them has autism
Breed standard ACD.
They're fantastic dogs when given appropriate outlets for their energy. Most aggression comes from improper socialization or lack of outlets anyway

They love fetch but a dog that's sneaking up on your heels isn't trained properly. That's an owner who didn't hone in on some of their instincts and never gave firm discipline on what they do and don't nip at.

I like Collies but they're little shitheads too. Love the breeds though I've just seen too many untrained/understimulated ones out here in Texas
My GSP knows how to open certain locked doors and would've figured out more if I hadn't stopped that shit. I commonly found her with the front door open until I switched knobs. Wish she could met my college buddies Heeler

The hound mix can get both the round knobs and the levers unlocked and opened from the inside...so I installed flip-locks. That stopped him. He and two of the ACDs can get in from the outside if the doors are unlocked.

>'Whitetailed' '''''Deer''''''
>Tail is clearly brown

Why do Americans do this?
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This. I believe its where the phrase "turn tail" originated, but I might be wrong on that.
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Caught a deer making a funny face in my backyard recently
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Also tried to sneak up on these two in the field outside my job but they saw me and ran off
I choose to believe it’s true

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*NOMF* edition.
post and discuss wolves, 'yotes and other wild canines
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i wish these videos were longer
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They look so happy together...
>the wolf of bunghole county
Damn, wolves are fucking huge. She's smothering the poor guy.
Excessively tax their fuel and fertilizer then buy the land when they're no longer solvent

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Post cool and interesting parasites
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ugly fucks
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>Rats need friends
>Rats need free roam time
>Rats need and deserve all the love they can get

>other rodent friends also welcome
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Also I don't find their pee to smell bad. Way less smelly than cat urine.
Update, shit is very bad indeed.

>Exotic specialist vet arrives for a home visit
>Looks at xray
>Shows me the pic
>"Is that white area in her neck the tumour?"
>"That's her tooth."
>Turns out her jaw has disintegrated and her tooth is just floating
>Lump on throat is the fucking tooth growing out her fucking neck
>Explain she has no problems eating
>Vet is incredulous
>How tf is she even still functioning
>Explain she's had no behavioural changes and if it wasn't for the lumps you wouldn't know there was anything wrong

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Jesus Christ what the fuck, why the fuck are rats doomed to suffer horrible things all the time? I am so sorry anon. I choose to believe her nerves have desintegrated and she feels nothing at all. I hope whatever time she has left with you is good.
thanks, that sounds a lot less bad than I thought it might be
If you have a literal microdick then sure

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What is this? Western Europe, roughly 5mm long. Slow moving. Inside building with carpet.
Thanks in advance.
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where did you find it?
In my bedroom, on the wall between my bed and my wardrobe (both places where the carpet is tough to reach with a vaccum)
just to not make a new thread, what bug is this?
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pale green assassin bug nymph
neato thanks, looks like they're not usually as far west as I am. hadn't seen one before

A 84-year-old neighbor of mine passed away, and her son started leasing her place out. Soon after, hoodlums moved in and brought their pit bulls, which all died vomiting blood. It was awful to see. Then, a few weeks later, the same thing happened to the pups. Do you think it might be something they're eating? It's such a sad case that they keep dying.
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Wow, you're dumb. Lol.
uhhhhh based??
I know it hurts when someone who doesn't even believe that shit understands it better than you, especially when you are told you are going to hell by your own rules, but don't worry. Your religion is fake so you will merely reincarnate as a snail.
fippy bippy
Out of pure anthropologic curiosity, it's probably hard to avoid mixed thread clothing nowadays, how are you doing in that department?

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is this a real cat?
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Who dat?
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real ? real.
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shut it down.
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Is it reasonable to think a kangaroo is tougher to beat than a chimp?
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Achievable natty?
You didn't beat the rat
In the end you'd still fucking die or be fucked for life, dumbass
Seriously speaking, do geese attacks hurt? Are their wingbeats serious stuff?
For them, yes. For us? You'd better risk it and take some tren.

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tigers are a greater threat to human life than any other predator we've extirpated. they only live where there are no people, or where people aren't allowed to have guns (one part they would kill the remaining tigers, one part they would overthrow their government).
Wait, Russia has tigers? Wow, it must truly be vast.
tigers will be mobilized and sent to the front

two more weeki breekis

I demand a corvid thread and you shall give it to me
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>or better
You mean “at best”
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Reminder that at least one dog has been canonized.
Eh, to my surprise he literally comes to me and screams when I forget that water is boiling, he unironically guards washing machine and tells me when it's done
dogs >> cats

but felines >> canines in general
felines are better murderers but worse companions. evolution has streamlined them and gotten rid of most traits they don't need to kill stuff.

housecats are just the ones that were shitty at being felines so they rely on us and our abundant, docile vermin to eat. 1/3 the hunt success rate of their 10,000 years removed wild ancestor, smaller brain, easier prey to larger cats and dogs, etc...

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