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>they're back
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
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are those those faggots that give you chagras or whatever its called
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>>3514920
Are these fuckers only here in FL?
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>>3515812
no, kissing bugs (bloodsucking assassin bugs) are the ones to give you the big chagas
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>>3515909
Assassin bug exhibits are fucking skin crawling
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I hate these fucking things so much.

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Post cute and happy monkeys only.
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>>3516015
BASED
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>>3516531
There are at least 3 pictures of Mundo on this thread.
Just don't post links to videos where the rat is stuck under things and you will be fine.
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>>3512002
because they're not domesticated, being dependent on humans isn't how they thrive

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>look under bed
>see this
what would you do, /an/?
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>>3516129
Another cat? Awesome. I like cats!
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>>3516129
boop his nose
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>>3516171
this isnt a solution for people who are knocked out for 12 hours straight every time they take them. And no, non-drowsy antihistamines do not work for any situation
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>>3516840
>non-drowsy antihistamines do not work for any situation
Motherfucker, antihistamines bind to your histamine receptors which keeps histamine from binding to them. They act by the same mechanism.
Newer ones are better because they don't cross the blood-brain barrier, so they don't make you drowsy. They fucking do work, and some of them work for 24 hours or longer, meaning you can take a pill every day and never notice your allergy ever again.
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>>3516842
you know this doesnt work for everyone, right? Just because it works that way for you doesnt mean its a universal experience. Go ahead and name a few but ive never tried a non-drowsy antihistamine that did a damn thing for me. Benedryl, Zantac, Allegra, Claratin, Allevert and a slew of off-brand shit all just knock me out in 20 minutes though it DOES stop symptoms

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Didnt see a hamster thread, so i made one.
Heres my homie Algernon
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>>3512833
Most the people who would post in a rodent general are usually already in the rat threads.
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Kinda ugly
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>>3515663
What, because he's black?
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Weirdo

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They expect me to believe that a creature this size could not only move its vast mass around but do so on a diet of leaves fed through that tiny head and throat. How could possibly gain enough energy even to stand up never mind move constantly grazing, mating and avoiding predators? I think THEY went too far with this one. Dinosaurs are either a lie or totally misinterpreted.
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>>3515732
>Air sacs
Filled with what, helium?
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>>3512964
Someone tell me why /an/ attracts mouthbreathers like this. Please.
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>>3516360
Open up a bird and see for yourself, fag
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bro they ate a lot of leaves
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>>3512972
That is a sperm whale, they hunt larger prey. Also blue whale can suck their food source really easily. What was the primary diet of the argentinosaurus?

Hat are some trashy drinks you’d expect to see a raccoon drinking? Would a name brand be too classy, and instead the raccoons would be stuck drinking some knockoff like Moon Mist or Dr. Thunder?
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>>3465961
This.
Mountain Dew is a pretty good soda. I would drink it more if they had a caffeine-free version since I'm usually already geeked to the tits every day.
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>>3511606
Imagine a medium size dog that also has fingers.

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>>3513440
Ah, yes - nature's USB-C.
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>>3516465
I can't believe I stole Louis Rossmann meme where he called USB-C port on macbook a cloaca, and adapted it for /an/.
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>>3516703

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this is fart
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSKQ3ZNQ_O8

A friend of mine has a ton of Lampyris glow worms under a pine tree by his driveway.
I took about 20 or so larvae and transported them to my house which is 30 minutes away and put them under the pine tree in my yard.
What are the chances they survive and create a colony at my house? I have a ton of biodiversity in my yard, but glow worms are one that I dont have but am really interested in having (these are the kind that flicker a blue-white light in the trees making an incredible shimmer effect)
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>>3516816
>What are the chances they survive and create a colony at my house?
You only get one shot.
Do not miss your chance to blow, this opportunity comes once in a life time.

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Childhood is when you still in love with animals
Adulthood is when you realize that plants make more sense
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>>3515751
Fag
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>>3515764
>>3515989
Who do I believe?
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>>3516028
Yourself
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>>3515720
Animals = soulless
Plants = SOUL
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Discover mushrooms and you will transcend age itself upon realizing that you, the universe, and everything else is connected.

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Any weird plant enthusiasts here?
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Euphorbia lactea- "Dragon bone cactus"

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ITT: animals getting tucked or tucked in bed
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>>3515375
sleep tight porker
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Sleep tight, little mewster.
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>>3515283

LMAO.. "is it monday already?"
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>>3515375
sleep tight porker
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>>3515017
sleep tight /kot blini/

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This thread is dedicated to all animals of the reptilia and amphibia families. 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:
>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
>How often you feed

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>>3516547
>Then I want to take the cardboard walls off so I can see inside. But will that just stress it out all over again?
This isn't particularly necessary for an animal as relaxed as a corn snake but it doesn't hurt. You could remove one of those cardboard pieces right away. Having 3.5 walls blocked is plenty.
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>>3516589
is a hognose tho

I realize my enclosure is too big, that's why I'm filling it with so much stuff
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>>3516597
>is a hognose tho
Okay. Still no problem. Snake will be fine as you have provided lots of places to hide. Recommend tossing in a paper towel tube as well. Those are beloved of all snake.
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>>3512520
Thoughts on ID for this guy? North Texas. The light kinda washed out his colors but he was pretty.
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>>3516802
plain-bellied watersnake, Nerodia erythrogaster. harmless but like to bite if grabbed.

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literally no one in the history of the world ever said I was their favourite aminal

;(
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>>3510581
John lennon literally wrote a song about identifying with them.
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>>3512715
walruses are smaller than both species of elephant seals
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I very much like the walrus, but I've never seen one, not even at the zoo.
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It's my favourite animal
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At least there's a classic spanish creepy vid called "Obey the Walrus"
https://youtu.be/12aBD_Qs55k

This is the invertebrate general. If you have any questions about invertebrates, want to look into owning one or more, or want to simply discuss them, this is the thread to do so, whether it's
>Tarantulas and other spiders
>Myriapods
>Mollusks
>Crustaceans
>Insects
>Or anything without a backbone

Feel free to post it.

Resources/help and information
>ID/General Info
https://bugguide.net
https://www.keepinginsects.com/
>Tarantulas

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anyone can identify this ant?
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>>3515918
Looks like Steve - ant I used to work with at the DMV.

I'll see if I can find his facebook page so you can confirm.
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>>3515935
Stephen Merchant
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>>3515115
>>realize herp and invert bros aren't so different
Hell, a lot of us are the same people
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>>3515488
Muscle, mostly


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