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hate cats
luv dogs
simple as
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>>4178546
Gonna bet 50cents that you hate blacks.
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>>4179519
satan made those read your damn bible
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>>4178546
>all animals are beautiful
You ever see a hagfish?
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>>4178541
I hate pets and pet owners
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>>4179527
When you think about it cats are just demons that are too small to kill you

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I moved to a house infested with ants. How to get rid of them?
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Get an anteater.
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everyone is going to have their own bullshit 'cure' or treatment (inevitably at least one person will make a borax post).

You can't BEAT them, but what you can start doing is every time you see a trail, follow it to the gap/hole where they are entering from and pack that shit with silicone/caulk/plastiline. It may take a few dozen incursions on their part to give away all of their entrances but eventually your home will be ant-tight
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>>4177716
I tried this, now I have an anteater infestation. wat do?
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>>4179437
get rid of the anteaters with jaguars, obviously....
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>>4177720
Yeah that was my solution. There's no telling if you'll actually be able to find the main entrance the ants are using because it could be anywhere, but I got lucky and found out that practically all of the ants in my house were getting in and out through an improperly sealed hole in my electrical cabinet. I just slathered the thing in glue and bam no fucking ants.

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What drove the evolution of primates to go from living among the trees, to quadrapedal locomotion, to bipedal locomotion, and would that evolution have an impact on intelligence?
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>>4178417
Humans did not evolve from primates, it was actually convergent evolution of primates to become more like humans
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>>4179381
What are you talking about?
Orangutan build structures and use tools to get food. Not to mention they have a verbal language passed down from mother to children that changes over distance into regional dialects.
That being said, a big driving factor that lead Hominids to be hominids is that they were from a jungle like monkeys and a shift in the local climate lead the forests to start thinning out into Savannah, which promotes popping up on your hind legs to look around for lions and predators.
The ones who could stand up taller and longer went on to raise more lanklet moneys until pelvises started to turn and the opposable digit straitened out for better balance and locomotion.
Then, with the hands free in this new bipedal gait they were free to make tools, and carry things. One of the important things you can carry is fire, which lets you make a camp every night for protection and cooking without needing the material to start fire from scratch. You just carry an ember in some moss and pine straw until you're ready to set up camp for the night. Then you use that ember to start a fire, and blamo. Then just take a hot coal the next morning, and the process continues.
Another way to think of it is that the great apes remained in the environments they evolved into. Hominids are the descendants of the apes who left those environments, and had to adapt to a new niche. One that happened to break the meta.
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>>4179420
>What are you talking about?
I guess intellectual evolution? Humans have developed and adapted so many new tools to complete tasks, and yet our primate kin seem to be stuck in a developmental rut.
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>>4178654
>allow for the advent of greater tool usage due to the ability to carry something in the hands
This was part of it too. It likely wasn't for any one specific purpose but a combination
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>>4179381
there's a clip somewhere of a wild chimp using a spear to skewer a bush baby in a tree hollow

Is a tiger-ant hybrid not perfect? Which two organisms would you cross to make the perfect organism? No human.
>inb4 shitbull that multiplies like bacteria
Has to be somewhat biologically plausible.
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>>4179265
whoops wrong image
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>>4177529
Fine. Pitbull and rabbit. Pic related.
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>>4177642
> if you look at their success rate but they are prey to larger animals.
>African wild dog's success rate is 80-85%
lol
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>>4178847
>>4179385
Of course, I should have added that dragonfly chads are higher than wild dogchads, but both mog catfags.
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>>4178847
>larval stage
>eaten by fish
>eaten by water bugs
>eaten by newt
>eaten by crayfish
>killed by drought
>killed by water pollution

>try to emerge and metamorphosize
>become easy meal for frogs, wasps and ants
>wings come out malformed, can't fly and starve to death

>metamorphosize successfully
>caught midair by birds and bats

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So, which absolute RETARD decided to call this thing a killer whale when it's a fucking dolphin?
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Dolphins are toothed whales
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>>4179300
>what retard calls this thing a dolphin when it's an orca
That's what you sound like.
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>>4179301
>no one, theyre called whale killers it just got lost in translation
This. Commercial whalers HATE them!
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Uh, sapien-bros???
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>>4179495
>Humans, a single species, has a variation of over 20% in cortex neuron count
Really gets the noggin joggin.

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Plebs, the lot of you.
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>>4179148
that's one of the blurriest pngs that I've ever seen
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dog
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>>4179249
Gross. Die.
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>>4177244
rape virgins

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

Old thread>>>3953198
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Why do they have such beady eyes.
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>>4071368
Is looks so fucking juicy
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>>4176683
They don't actually rely on their eyes very much. The Australian settlers actually called them water moles and it's actually a pretty accurate description.


This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
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>>4176522
>It was a full platy deep tissue cuddle.

This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
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This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.

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i tried you guys but i give up
i'm getting him neutered
fuck it
incel coomer just sprays jizz all over himself and whines all day i'm sick of it
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>>4175276
good, dogs should be neutered
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>>4175276
if you can't even take care of your dogs most basic needs you shouldn't own a dog at all
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>>4176252
AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH
Fuck op, I’m sorry but you’re getting char boiled
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>>4177916
i hope they never graduate
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>>4177916
Yeah young as in two years, and you should still be doing an ovary sparing spay.

>>4177265
>Cancerous uterus
Uterine cancer is rarer than cancers associated with spaying. And ovary sparing spays get done at age 2 to 3.

>>4177269
Breeders do a horrible job on purpose despite having the capability to do a good one. Anything would be better, even a complete retard keeping a log of lifespans and health issues and just potato sacking entire litters when problems cropped up.
>but... muh confirmation!
>*narrows the gene pool to win dumb competitions and keep the ear shape correct*
>durr i better the breed

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>this is a monkey and not a feline or canine, according to science
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It's a funky monkey
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looks more like a monkey than a dog to me

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What is your opinion on zoos? Do you think they should be banned?
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>>4179446
I'd rather have tigers around than you desu.
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>>4178121
I imagine it's much better living like a NEET in a zoo, rather than being extinct. Or shot, ground up, then snorted by a French man with ED.
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>>4179446
>they serve no ecological purpose
They help lower the Pajeet population.
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>>4179468
Not if they're in a cage
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>>4179446
They can't be reintroduced because subhumans keep poaching them

Hello fellow anons. This sorta shrub in front of my window started forming some sorta fruits. I have no idea what it could be, my best guess is mirabelle plum or Prunus domestica subsp. insititia. Kinda confused since it grows really fast (chopped some branches since it was blocking the sunlight). It is so far not thick enough for a tree. It had small white blossoms, roughly same as plum trees. The photo was taken two days ago, Prague, Czechia. Any ideas? Thanks!
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It's a plum tree. Mine is starting to produce fruits too and they're in the exact same growth stage
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>>4179462
Rape berries.
Lock your doors and don't go outside alone at night for the next few weeks.
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Also, fruit trees are often coppiced so that the fruits are more reachable and the branches easier to manage. Your plum's trunk was likely cut in the past, so it now grows as a shrub.
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Yep. It was cut like 2 years ago and I cut some branches to get some sunlight. I guess I will wait and see what kinda plum it is. Thanks a lot!

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Aardvarks are notably underrated animals.
>ITT: share Aard-facts, Aard-info, Aard-pics, Aard-jokes, Aard-anecdotes, and Aard-awesomeness
Other acceptable avenues of discourse:
>"Why is this kind of animal so underrated?"
>"Why, even though Crocodiles are the best animal, are Aardvarks a good animal? And also Hyenas are awesome.
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>>4177518
they look like an armadillo without the armor
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Aardvarks are neat
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I don’t see how you get Arthur from that.
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>>4179400
modern arthur doesn't look nothing at all like the original arthur, it has changed a lot through the years
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>>4177518
How can aardvark be underrated when he has his own TV show?

Any one have any theories or papers on the subject?
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I'm not sure if anyone has a concrete explanation for this. The trouble is that basal synapsids look very similar to basal diapsids, which means it's hard to say exactly why synapsids diversified and became larger first.

It's possible that heterodont teeth (specifically the presence of canine-like teeth) helped early Permian synapsids become more efficient carnivores, which may have given them a head start in body size compared to their diapsid prey. A lot of early synapsids are carnivores compared to the early dispaids which tend to be herbivores or insectivores.

From there, the Permian climate may have favored synapsids with their sails and later fur which helped them maintain a constant body temperature in the seasonal deserts.

Don't forget that some diapsids did fill megafauna niches in the Permian. Scutosaurus rivaled the largest Gorgonopsids in size and was probably the most common large herbivore of its time. But overall yeah, synapsids were more dominant and it's tough to say exactly why.
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>>4178728
That picture is top notch.
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>>4178728
>any theories
they weren't as good or lucky as those who survived them

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/bun/
bunny/rabbit general
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>>4148057
Jews, they don't consider rabbits to be livestock so they can only use them as pets.
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>>4172440
ohh nooo i recognise this bunny
she's a lovely one, don't worry anon, she was just old, it was not your fault

>>4176266
Popo!
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What do people think about hunting wild rabbits suffering from Myxomatosis? Is it merciful or should we try to treat them?
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Did you know that next to primates, rabbits are one of our closest living relatives?
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>>4179336
Thought this was a neat fact, figured I'd find an article talking about fossils or some other archeaology type shit.
>It possesses greater acceptability as a laboratory mammal...
s a d

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>>4174314
Delicious
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>>4178727
I'm pretty sure this is in the city I live in, and if it is this is a big park where lots of people come and go everyday, so those capybaras are chill as fuck, because they are super used to people around.
The other place here you can find them easily is in one of the universities, and you cannot fuck around with those because they live in a very closed off wild area.
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>>4178805
spoonfeed me senpai
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>>4179261
Based Curitiba bro
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>>4179261
what's it like to live so close to perfection, anon?




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