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This pic feels so lonely.
>Fr0g me fag AA
the fuck is that filename
absolutely based, i love borzois now.
Why the long face?
Am I the only happy with the fact normies finally caught up with how amusing this breed is?
This board always loved Borzois, but I welcome the normies. Fun things are fun.

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This is a live cam of a bald eagle nest near Big Bear City, CA.

The area is supposed to get 7 inches of snow in the next 48 hours. It's already really windy, 14 mph, but tonight it's going to get windier, 33 mph. The eagle is sitting on two eggs.

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>lunch time
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allot fo chilling in the nest today
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Fish dinner
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More fluff
Is the snow melted? Looks cosy.

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How did these green terrors get memed into being as popular as they were/are, especially when there are much better iguana species out there?
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Cheap to mass import farm-breds or wild-caughts. All these herps which get sold as tiny babies that quickly grow much larger are typically just kept for a short time before their incompetent owners kill them off, release them outside or rehome them.
Uhm, that's not a green terror..

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Love these little fellas so much. The days suck when I don't hear them in my mornings
They're great, fucking magpies prevent me from enjoying them though. I will buy a c02 lead pistol if it keeps going.
I like seeing them in my garden, too.
Any way to befriend them? Ideally I'd like to pet them, but just them not scattering away when they see me would be enough.
Just avoid saying the n word

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>Ok I pull up

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So I've posted about this before, I've had a lot of pets over the years. For like half a year I've had two cats. I'm extremely attached to them. Both their personalities bring me joy every day. A week ago I was asked if I'd take in a dog. She was going to be put to sleep if I didn't. I said sure, I've kept her, she and the cats are getting along great now... but I'm not that attached to the dog.

I haven't settled on a name for her yet. Before these, I hadn't had a pet since 2018. I had a great dog that was taken and put to sleep and I've missed that dog and I don't think any dog could replace her. She was incredibly smart, protective, loving and loyal and had virtually no behavior problems. So now I feel bad because this one has a lot of behavior problems and I keep comparing her to my old dog unfavorably. This dog *will* go to the bathroom outside, but once she found the litterbox in the laundry room she started shitting on a bag of dirty clothes in the room. I've had to forbid her that room, which is a headache because that's where the cats shit.

She's super finnicky. She chews on everything. She's independent and defiant. I say "No!" and she drops whatever she's chewing on immediately, but then she goes right back to it after I pet her. When I walk her, as soon as I pull her a direction she doesn't want to go, she tries to wriggle out of her harness, and failing that she lays flat on the ground. I started having to pick her up (she's like 60-70 pounds) and carry her in, so now she rolls onto her back to make it harder to pick her up. I'm like 90% positive this dog's been abused. She reacts to everything with terror. I used to ticklefight my old dog, I'd tickle her while making dog noises and that was basically her favorite thing. This one whimpers like I'm actually biting her. I tried playing fetch with her, she whimpered and ran from the ball. I got her a squeak toy, the squeak scared her.
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Take it to dog school
German Shepard become big assholes if they aren’t put to strict discipline.
Correct answer. Sounds like the dog was at best poorly socialized as a pup or at worst abused, so now you have to do the best you can with trying to socialize an adult. It will be a pain to do on your own so you're better off with a trainer or school.
This is one part the dog hates you one part the dog is traumatized from abuse and isolation. And maybe one part they are a husky. If it’s a husky, they aren’t programmed from birth to love people and you need to earn their love and forget about “respect” because it’s basically a cheetah that barks.

If every human on earth died, what are the chances of the Sentinelese repopulating the planet? Do you think they could do it?
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learn to read
Let's have a logical look at it.

They have boats and are capable of island hopping to the mainland. Travel is not an issue.

The Sentinelese stick to their island because they're xenophobic and hate fucking everyone. Partially this is because they had bad experiences with outsiders, partially because (according to their neighbours) they're just dicks. So they have little drive to leave their island.

So let's presume the apocalypse was not caused by something ecological, so conditions on the island remain unchanging. Someone in China yet again ate a wild animal and everyone died from endangered dolphin flu.

Eventually the Sentinelese are going to notice their neighbours have gone. They might assume they're finally being left alone, but sooner or later they'll realise that the nearby islands are empty. The Sentinelese fucking love metalwork, so they will 100% swoop in and take every bit they can find. Once they find one island empty they'd undoubtedly be emboldened to check the others.

It would probably take a few generations for the fear/hatred of outsiders to fade from common memory, but eventually they'd colonise the surrounding islands, but whether or not they get to the mainline depends on the psychology of the tribe. Would they be driven by greed/curiosity to travel further? Or would they be content to stay in their new range? An ecological issue (lack of food, disaster, freak wave washing a boat to shore) could encourage them to to leave. Once they're actually on the mainland though there's nothing to stop them spreading worldwide.
>Would they be driven by greed/curiosity to travel further?
I would bet on this one. Curiosity is more or less synonymous with human nature, and so is greed. If there have been tribes that have consumed their island's resources to the point they kill themselves of hunger, I don't have trouble imagining greedy tribal fucks adopting a colonize > drain resources > leave > repeat model once they realise they're alone. Not even superstition is strong enough to supress the desire to explore. It'd take a single fuck reaching india or whatever developed island country is nearest to find modern cities full of empty buildings and valuables beyond anything they have ever seen, they'd go wild.

Also they love metalwork? I never heard that one before. They love it as in "oooh shiny" or something deeper?
>Also they love metalwork? I never heard that one before. They love it as in "oooh shiny" or something deeper?

More for the practical use. They don't have metallurgy, so all their metal tools are just reshaped pieces of existing metal. Since they can't mine or forge their own metal they place a high value on it, and it's one of the few types of gifts they don't mind accepting. Also if they get on board foreign boats they'll take every bit of scrap they can carry.
Cool it with the antisemitism

is horse really that fragile ?
>slipped during race
>broke bones
>yep, euthanasia for you

niggas used to fight against sabertooth and the likes
is it because domestication and breeders?
I mean donkey can take a hit like a champ
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>Want stronger and faster horses
>Breed horses to be bigger and heavier
>Breed horses to have longer legs
>Legs break
It's fine because horse tastes really great.
t. used to ride horses and got parts of the unlucky ones sent to the butcher after an accident
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Same thing applies to humans. The stocky shorter ones were hunters. The lanky phenotype came after humans were domesticated by wheat.
it's funny how babies are programmed to fall safely on their butts, but somehow adults lose that ability and die like bitches when they fall over
>Be adult
>Fall on butt like baby
>Break tailbone
>Realize being an adult will always be a pain in the ass compared to being a child

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Title says it all
Give me your wildest theory relating to anything /an/ related, could be the origin of a species that is disputed or even relating to something current. Gloves are off
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Yo mama
>to keep bongs on their toes
we should air drop care packages full of live wolves into the british countryside
Queensland Tiger, or at least was a relict population of thylacaleo before getting mogged by brits
Looks like he has strong neanderthal genes
Wolves are social, potentially curious and friendly, slow breeding, and do not put great effort into hiding. They wouldn’t last. Too pure for humanity’s bullshit.

Introduce breeding pairs of coyotes instead.

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Who is this guy? He's black with yellow stripes and a bit bigger than a 50cent piece.
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Brown recluse
Ah, the domesticus brown recluse, only found in anon's bathrooms all over the world. Very dangerous actually, it causes massive procrastination.
gay spider
Domestic shorthair
Gay spider, he was waiting to rape you when you took your pants off

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Why do adults keep pets in cages? What type of person derives satisfaction from such an arrangement? Are they just low-empathy individuals?
Of course, it depends on the animal. Highly social animals like guinea pigs may work even with a comparatively small cage, as another member provides sufficient stimuli.

Tarantula -- sure, whatever.
Leon the lobster -- I believe lobster inner life is rather complex for being a sea bug, but again, alright
Small snake or lizard -- starting to get questionable here. The question I would ask myself is: does this species in the wild roam a lot? If yes, then I consider keeping such a reptile borderline mistreatment.
Mouse -- it depends on the size of the cage. If it's just a small desktop cage, then how do people think this is a stimulating life for the mouse?
Tiny bird -- keeping a bird a majority of the day behind bars seems to me extremely immoral, and I'd only consider a (significant fraction of a) room-sized cage proper.
Parrot or other bigger bird -- this is just straight up cruelty. One hour outside the cage a day, if the wagecuck owning this pet didn't have overtime that day, doesn't really make up for the other 23 hours.
Rabbit -- literally why.

In case some of you were dropped on the head as a babby and can't parse my intent: of course my solution is to let the snakes and rats roam liberally inside your apartment, like God intended. No, you dumb fuck, I say we just should not keep rats and other such animals as pets, unless we actually have non-trivial means for making their life amenable, like mentioned half-room sized cage.
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Rabbits can have whatever they need to be comfy and healthy.
The best way to keep pet rabbits is indoor anyways. But if you're keeping them for livestock then cages are always the best middle ground between least cruel and most efficient.
Picrel is how most people keep quail. Another way of doing it is in a run, like chickens (they can't be free ranged). But if the quails are your livelihood and you own hundreds, runs arent realistic, and these cages aren't abusive or cruel.
Most meat quail dont make it past a few months.
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Sorry about the misunderstanding. Sometimes parts of text I'm reading go completely blank and doesn't take much for this to happen. I might be having early stage Alzheimer and it's super scary to think about it

If you meant the same then sorry, didn't meant to override your words with mine.
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Oh shit it's cool bro. Sorry about the potential brain disorder
You just don't know how good it feels to posses a living thing. To be its god.

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>>The Vietnamese market is dominated by exotic and crossbred pigs, with local breeds only making up “26% of the national pig herd
>Australian Yorkshires have several genetic advantages surpassing the less marketable traits from Vietnamese local breeds, which include “a high fat content, low lean meat ratio, a low growth rate, and…a low fertility rate."
>Australian Yorkshires have several genetic advantages surpassing the less marketable traits from Vietnamese local breeds, which include “a high fat content, low lean meat ratio, a low growth rate, and…a low fertility rate."
>Comparison between local Vietnamese pigs and imported Australian Yorkshire pigs shows the desirable qualities the latter breed possesses for profitability as “superiority in growth rate and food conversion efficiency, the Yorkshire…was 6-12% more profitable than the local breed
>The influx of Australian Yorkshire pigs to the Vietnamese market and breeding programs has similarly diminished the population of indigenous breeds.[17] The 2003 Country Report of Vietnam highlights the critical state of local breeds, of the 14 indigenous pig breeds “five of them are in a vulnerable state, two in a critical state, and three facing extinction.
Pork eaters are savages. It is the animal that acts like a dog and tastes like a human. The gateway food to the seven deadly sins.
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a pig will eat you first chance it gets
So will the kind of person that eats pigs.
Shalom, rabbi

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I'm zoophobic
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oh you
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I'm zoophagic.
Just don't go to your local zoo then.

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Whats your opinion on them?
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Beasts that live to make others suffer because they felt like It on the moment, not exactly your friendly vegan waterhorse like old cartoons would have you believe, the babies playing with crocs is funny cute though but you know the croc is restraining only to stop Itself from dying to another hippo, I still couldn't believe my eyes when It galloped underwater making jumps at stupid speeds towards a boat
Menacing life destroying amphibian mammal tanks, somehow more threatening than Rhinos
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hippos are cute. they are my favorite animal
>somehow more threatening than Rhinos
Rhinos are threatening?
Massive horn, massive, big animal that's kinda poor sighted, yet unlike the anteater It seems chill and doesn't just spam blindshots until something else dies and unlike hippos they're kinda like big dogs with handlers when in captivity (zoos) apparently
They are very cool. One of my favorite animals.

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Pigeon in the coop edition

It's a new year and spring is upon us, time to get your chickens out and about, buy em from the feed store, incubate them, find a broody hen.
Share pictures, ask questions, post progress on your flock, and take care of your egg laying friends.
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Here is Igor and old hen Winifred. Igor attacked me badly last year, four spur wounds (blood everywhere) and a badly bruised and swollen wrist, gave me a hell of a fright.
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He wouldn't let me near the hens and we had constant battles over supremacy of the deck.
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I swapped him with a distant neighbour for genetic diversity, he lives high on a hill with a dozen fat hens, he's happy. In exchange I got Muhktar, who has been known to chase toddlers... So far, so good, he gets off the deck on request. I still carry a stick.
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I agree that the line is fuzzy for most animals. For example, when do animals that have been in the pet trade for decades get to be considered domestic (like corn snakes)?
Nevertheless, I think in some animals, like quail, it's fairly obvious they are at this point.
Look at they littol face. Babies
Does she tap at your chamber door?

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