[a / b / c / d / e / f / g / gif / h / hr / k / m / o / p / r / s / t / u / v / vg / vr / w / wg] [i / ic] [r9k / s4s / vip / qa] [cm / hm / lgbt / y] [3 / aco / adv / an / asp / bant / biz / cgl / ck / co / diy / fa / fit / gd / hc / his / int / jp / lit / mlp / mu / n / news / out / po / pol / qst / sci / soc / sp / tg / toy / trv / tv / vp / wsg / wsr / x] [Settings] [Search] [Mobile] [Home]
Board
Settings Mobile Home
/an/ - Animals & Nature

Name
Options
Subject
Comment
Verification
4chan Pass users can bypass this verification. [Learn More] [Login]
File
  • Please read the Rules and FAQ before posting.

05/04/17New trial board added: /bant/ - International/Random
10/04/16New board for 4chan Pass users: /vip/ - Very Important Posts
06/20/16New 4chan Banner Contest with a chance to win a 4chan Pass! See the contest page for details.
[Hide] [Show All]


[Catalog] [Archive]

I'm going to post a platypus in this thread every day until all of /an/ wants to snuggle a puggle.

Previous thread>>>3264061 archived. Are we back in pit bull archive times?

This is your daily reminder to want a platypus
42 replies and 23 images omitted. Click here to view.
>>
>dont visit an for over a year
>this mad lad is still going
What an absolute unit. And yes, I want to snuggle a puggle.
>>
File: platypus 93.jpg (189 KB, 1200x630)
189 KB
189 KB JPG
>>3361714
As it should be.

This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
>>
>>3363177
Would a pet platypus be just for show just like venomous snakes and tarantulas? (Talking about little to no handling)
>>
I may not live in a world where I may snuggle a puggle but such a world is worth fighting for.
>>
File: platypus 91.jpg (128 KB, 1200x800)
128 KB
128 KB JPG
>>3363717
We'll always have Healesville in Queensland anon.

This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.

FEATHERFAGS BTFO
37 replies and 8 images omitted. Click here to view.
>>
>>3364548
lmao
>>
>>3363835
>dinosaur that no one said had feathers doesn't have feathers
Okay
>>
>>3364411
Randall Carlson
I myself do not know where these mass graves are but Randall does a podcast where he presents slideshows and power points on entire Pleistocene extinction event.
It's really an eye-opener since he has tons of evidence on the matter and no one has been able to refute his claims
>>
I don't care what the opinion of scalists on 4chan is. I only care what paleontologists have to say
>>
>>3364547
what the fuck is that thing? looks kinda tasty

File: bmkb3h.jpg (381 KB, 1597x1065)
381 KB
381 KB JPG
Chickens have feelings and you're a monster for eating them:

https://www.audubon.org/news/despite-their-tiny-brains-these-african-birds-can-form-complex-relationships
6 replies and 2 images omitted. Click here to view.
>>
>>3364168
>>3364292
>>3364398
you people are mentally ill.....
>>
>>3364408
You made a bait thread and got troll responses
>>
>>3364168
Man up and bait a real board, faggot.
>>
>>3364168
Well my feelings towards them is a rumbly in my tumbly.
>>
>>3364168
still gonna eat em
sorry not sorry lol

File: IMG_2068.jpg (145 KB, 768x1024)
145 KB
145 KB JPG
I saw a turtle today
5 replies and 3 images omitted. Click here to view.
>>
>>3363197
Probably indirect sensation like when you touch your fingernails
>>
>>3363215
you can upload photos to inaturalist to get ID
>>
>>3363197
they can, they enjoy getting brushed
>>
Smug smile
>>
Blessed thread

84 yr old Alligator survived the bombing of Berlin during WW2. Born in Mississippi, transfered to Berlin, and was then recovered after the war by Russia who gave it a home in the Moscow zoo. he lived a long full life and now goes home to that great bayou in the sky

https://twitter.com/moscowzoo/status/1264144771020439552?s=19
117 replies and 11 images omitted. Click here to view.
>>
>>3363223
koko gorilla death
>>
>>3363122
Rest in peace, Saturn.
>>
>>3363161
Saturn is one with the Cosmos again
>>
>>3363716
you literally wouldn't have done anything, you Polack
>>
>>3363161
A pond frequented by fat cats and corgis

File: gorillas-ebola-head.jpg (650 KB, 2048x1536)
650 KB
650 KB JPG
Is this the only likable animal out of all the apes/monkeys?
15 replies and 1 image omitted. Click here to view.
>>
>>3363474
chimps are very nig-noggy.
>>
>>3363148
gorilla is probably my least favourite primate big boring leaf chewing bastard
>>
>>3363151
>>3363150
orange tangs are hideous circus freaks
>>
>>3363150
>>3363148
I made this today
>>
>>3363504
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FgkJnSS3uDg

File: 1566641121876.jpg (188 KB, 1280x841)
188 KB
188 KB JPG
Images of animals acting like humans
103 replies and 58 images omitted. Click here to view.
>>
File: dog-with-hat-meme-5.png (2.37 MB, 1009x1008)
2.37 MB
2.37 MB PNG
Over 30 posts in and no /b/-tier photoshops of animals animals holding guns yet. Well done, /an/
>>
>>3360974
>birds excited over suet managed to peck out OOOOOMMMGGG
>>
>>3361468
That video is animal cruelty.
>>
File: 1498446579259.jpg (453 KB, 870x1166)
453 KB
453 KB JPG
>>
>>3360109
You just know

Animals in bathrooms that shouldn't be in bathrooms.

Bonus points if the animal destroyed shit or made a huge mess.
Double points if it's in a public bathroom.
19 replies and 12 images omitted. Click here to view.
>>
>>3362238
>>3362415
I was in a very rural area in Brazil a few months ago and almost every time I went to the bathroom there would be a frog somewhere, often inside the toilet. It's not so bad, you just scoop them up and throw them back outside.
>>
File: 1574571927585.png (17 KB, 607x1060)
17 KB
17 KB PNG
>>3362452
>>
File: 1549014994836.jpg (81 KB, 960x960)
81 KB
81 KB JPG
>>
>>3363911
Same in my grandparents run-down house in a rural area in Malaysia . Going into the bathrooms was always an adventure. There could be anything including giant spiders, huge beetles, centipedes, roaches, geckos, and frogs. Turn on the light and night and you almost always see something scurry away. The window of the bathrooms were glass slats where anything can come in and out freely. I enjoyed finding red eyed tree frogs the most.
>>
File: 1528878183624.jpg (88 KB, 846x960)
88 KB
88 KB JPG

File: Hyäne_Pfoten.jpg (55 KB, 550x825)
55 KB
55 KB JPG
Hyena thread.
169 replies and 94 images omitted. Click here to view.
>>
HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA
>>
>>3360365
Why is he sad?
>>
>>3361573
Funny cow.
>>
>>3363346
Someone explained the joke.
>>
File: flauschhyäne.jpg (182 KB, 750x450)
182 KB
182 KB JPG

File: 15.png (900 KB, 667x820)
900 KB
900 KB PNG
Just found this nice "After Man, a Zoology of the Future" book
and I wanted to share those beauties
190 replies and 58 images omitted. Click here to view.
>>
File: unnamed.jpg (83 KB, 373x512)
83 KB
83 KB JPG
>>3347040
What a boring ass pic. No sapient crow species?

Meanwhile he did this one for snakes
>>
File: 1498717567736.jpg (57 KB, 500x281)
57 KB
57 KB JPG
>come to these threads for cool wacky art
>stay for the discussions on why these animals could not exist, which are so much more interesting than the animals themselves
>>
File: 1569884538355.gif (2.72 MB, 500x375)
2.72 MB
2.72 MB GIF
>up to today I thought the Kiwi bord was achieved true ovoviviparity
>tfw reading they still need 70-80 days of egg incubation after laying the eggs
holy shit what a retarded bird, no wonder they're going extinct.
>>
>>3364431
Neocene.
>>
>>3364631
>Neocene
The one on sivatherium? Cant link it here unfortunately.

What's this no ecosphere thread?
well what is an ecosphere you might ask
the answer is they are jars you fill with mud and water from your local lake/pond/river to only provide it sunlight

thus creating a mini-ecosystem of algea, fungus, tiny crusteceans and worms
some often use fairy shrimps

One of you prolly has one and most are bound to be interested in making one thus this thread

hopefully i can get a conversation going since i'm not that experienced with this and there hasn't been much conversation happening regarding this interesting hobby

also the pic is from a channel "Life in Jars" its the one that originally got me interested in this hobby
11 replies and 3 images omitted. Click here to view.
>>
My first try from last year quickly turned into an apocalyptic moldosphere. I put it away from the window for some months and recently there's algae growing around the gravel and soil parts.

What did I do wrong? Too moist? Too hot? Ketchup bottle too small?
I'm willing to try again bros, but I need some advise.
>>
>>3362429
my ecospheres doesnt fit your definition, do you want to see them?
>>
>>3363247
hey why not
>>
I have a venus fly trap that isn't doing very well and I plan to get rid of it, but the soil is populated very well with springtails. If I mix that soil with some other soil to fit a variety of plants better, will this make a good basis for a ecosphere? Springtails especially are good at getting rid of mold and I've grown a liking to these little guys, so why not build them their own ecosystem?
>>
I've been thinking about using an old kimchi jar to make a native terrarium since I've started watching SerpaDesign.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Lg4tzkHgVo

>put wolves and bears in the same cage
>two competing predators
>bears kills the wolf as it would in nature.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mydajRn1WRU
Are Zoos run by literal retards?
74 replies and 5 images omitted. Click here to view.
>>
>>3364607
again, just so we're clear:
you have evidence of this, yes?
>>
>>3364624
Evidence is in the action that was taken. Only low testosterone men or females will make decisions like that.
>>
>>3364628
so no.
just needed to make sure.
>>
>>3364629
Are you still on about this? Yes, it was purely economic factors that they were in the same enclosure :^)
>>
>>3364632
me potentially being wrong doesn't make your explanation any more correct, and as you have clearly shown, you can provide no evidence to support it.

File: WOLF AS FUCK .png (884 KB, 640x793)
884 KB
884 KB PNG
WOLF AS FUCK
199 replies and 59 images omitted. Click here to view.
>>
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvKnYguLtGw
>>
>>3339634
This used to be my MySpace background
>>
File: download.jpg (7 KB, 304x166)
7 KB
7 KB JPG
>>3361255
I miss memes before twatter and faceberg
>>
>>3363976
I always avoid the comments section of wolf-related videos. The 'wolf fandom' is among the cringiest things on the internet.
>>
>>3364611
probably one of the oldest, too.

File: F1.large.jpg (96 KB, 1280x784)
96 KB
96 KB JPG
What are your thoughts?
16 replies and 3 images omitted. Click here to view.
>>
>>3362649
>that was just a coincidence

It seems to be more than a coincidence that domestication also drastically alters appearance. Look at that fox domestication program in Russia.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsIibD-TLcM
>>
Anecdote to domestication syndrome: sleeping on the ground more often through camping. Spending more time outside in nature. Aloha!
>>
>>3359523
Depends on the pet. With dogs we've already selectively bred them for companionship for millennia and both sides of the arrangement benefit heavily from the other. In a way it's a symbiotic relationship. For a lot of other animals I agree though, especially birds. Not only do birds need a lot of room to fly in that they just can't get in human captivity, they're also incredibly intelligent and need mental care in addition to physical care from being removed from their natural environments, again, something most pet owners simply can't do.
>>
>>3361664
The shorted snout because the dog will suffer its entire life from it
>>
>>3364270
based schizo

File: 1557646402019.jpg (34 KB, 480x666)
34 KB
34 KB JPG
Feel free to discuss anything about birds here, or blogpost about the birds you share your life with.


Remember to treat birds nicely and give them a good variety of food instead of feeding them supermarket seed mix all their lives. For example, many parrots will benefit from a well-made bird chop.
eg: https://birdtricksstore.com/blogs/birdtricks-blog/chop-mix-for-your-birds
https://www.thesprucepets.com/chop-concept-revolutionary-way-feed-birds-390189

If you are new to bird keeping, learning about the basics of clicker training and target training is a good start.
Clicker conditioning:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kANhrYgOlJc [Embed]

Target training: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqtptXFyb2c [Embed]
12 replies and 7 images omitted. Click here to view.
>>
>>3363878
I'd be nervous too.
>>
>>
>>3362880
pericazo
>>
File: .jpg (160 KB, 1080x1080)
160 KB
160 KB JPG
>>
>>3364470
lol imagine it actually had tiny hands to opperate that computer


Delete Post: [File Only] Style:
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]
[Disable Mobile View / Use Desktop Site]

[Enable Mobile View / Use Mobile Site]

All trademarks and copyrights on this page are owned by their respective parties. Images uploaded are the responsibility of the Poster. Comments are owned by the Poster.