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The best name for a horse was the racehorse named Potoooooooo. The story goes that Willoughby Bertie, 4th Earl of Abingdon intended to name the horse Potato, but his stable boy misunderstood the request and wrote it as Potoooooooo. The spelling amused the Earl so much that he decided to keep it.
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>>3635146
This is hilarious
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>>3647819
He misheard it as 'Pot-eight-Os'. So he wrote it as Pot with 8 zeros, probably wondering if his boss was some kind of insane idiot.
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>>3650931
He may have been right.
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>>3652689
Could we even find that out?
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>source

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Why do they a worse reputation than big ones?
Small dogs dont attack or kill other pets and children.
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>>3651599
>catfag
>sounds like an asshole
no surprise they've even admitted to posing as dogfuckers to troll /an/ into hating the poor hecking doggerinos
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>>3649272
>dog
>someone

Kill yourself.
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>>3649213
more likely to be poorly trained, even by capable people because there are little to no consequences to poor training
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>>3652894
Dogs are people too.
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coyote-sized is literally and unironically the perfect size for a canine

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Post ears you love.
Discuss ears you love.
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>>3647652
god is a bored russian scientist
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>>3649309
No pet fox you've seen on yt comes from that Russian experiment, stop spreading this BS.
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>>3649309
Almost
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>>3645790
But why
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>>3653070
To hear EVERYTHING

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what percentage of /an/ population is actually biologists?
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>>3652878
you wish
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>>3652466
How about smoothskins?
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>>3651672
My aunt got a doctorate degree shoveling shit in the field and now still spends a lot of her time shoveling shit at a zoo, most biologists are just retarded nature fanboys.
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>>3646488
Im a Palaeontologist?
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>>3654504
are you tho?

He’s 6 months old and I’ve been thinking about castrating him, cause I don’t want him to mark everything and be aggressive, plus I’m not going to breed him. What do? Picrel kinda looks like him
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>>3654508
Only if you don't clean the sheath, which any good owner would do.
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>>3649318
Being intact doesn't make dogs more aggressive. Bad training does. If you are afraid he might get loose go ahead. My vet refused to neuter puppies though.
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>>3649687
I live in the USA and it's been over 10 years since I've seen a free roaming dog outside of rural areas. Those dogs in rural areas stuck close to home though neutered or not. The ones in town were just escapees from owners that just tossed them in the backyard
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He's a fag dog anyway so do it. Wont make any difference since he doesnt have BALLS like his owner.
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>>3652951
Not true. A lot of people think this because they have only seen inbred "teacup" dogs whose owners don't bother with training because they are small.

Why are are male chickens/ jungle fowl so aggressive? Ducks, grouse, and other fowls seem tame compared to these vessels of hatred.
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>>3654010
HE CANT KEEP GETTING AWAY WITH IT
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>>3653006
I'm definitely reading this after work and push day tomorrow, seems very interesting
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>>3652946
When I was a kid these were the only chickens I knew, my grandma pretty much only had this type as they were much larger and easier to kill.

Roosters of this breed aren't more aggressive than females, which makes me believe the aggressiveness is linked to the feather display, the prettier the plumage on a cock, the more aggressive they become.
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>>3654331
What type of chicken is that? But I don’t think so. Take shamo chickens. These things are the up man of the chicken world, and they’re not ugly by any means, but just look at it.
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>>3654411
Naked neck Chiken. They're apparently more common in Europe which explains why my grandma had them.

And yeah you're probably right. Maybe the gene that made them aggressive was breed out as these are mainly for consume.

That's a badass looking chicken on your image, I wish I had the time to breed chickens like that. One day I might.

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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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>>3652776
Hissers will wreck your plants.
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>>3653259
Woo boy. Welp, I guess I'll have to take pics before I get one and pray
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>>3653309
I don't know how well it will work, but you can buy these coco-husk (you can also try coco liner) discs that you put between the substrate (sliding the stem of the plant into them) so that animals can't dig up the plant. If you want to be sure they can't dig it up, you put the whole pot (or bamboo, corkbark tubes) into the substrate with a disc on top, then there'll be no way in hell they can mess up the roots. But it'll severly restrict how big your plant can be. And watering is a bit more tricky since it's way easier to flood a potted plant without drainage.
Only downside is that you can't grow "ranking" plants (I don't know the english term, sorry) like Pothos in a disc or pot. Since it grows a stem below ground and then shoots up a new section of the plant that won't be covered by a disc. But creeping/wandering plants shouldn't do any diffrent with, or without.

I suggest you just try. You can also burry a corkbark tube, a big one for the roachs to dig into making it the only place it can burry. Thereby not messing your plants. Letting your plants grow in before adding animals is also a good idea

Hope it works out for you anon!
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>>3654298
>pothos
once it's had a few weeks to establish i doubt hissers could kill a pothos. Uproot it maybe, but that ain't gonna kill pothos.
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>>3654332
Where others die, Pothos prevail

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Parrotlets are the ultimate example of manlet discrimination in contemporary society. Parrotlet birds such as budgies, conures and cockatiels are treated like ornaments despite living up to 30 years. They have the intelligence of the smarter dog breeds, approximately that of a three year old child. But even within the avian community, they are treated as a "starter bird" that is easy to care for and they are often mistreated and given subpar nutrition and housing. People underestimate how sensitive and social these creatures are and often neglect them, creating issues like feather plucking or screaming out of boredom. Even WITHIN parrotlet species, the smaller parrotlets like budgies are treated as more disposable by enthusiasts relative to the larger species, and the larger parrots like cockatoos, African Greys and galahs are mistakenly thought of as more intelligent and harder to care purely because of their size. That's why I try to take care of my cockatiels and give them a good life and refuse to buy from any pet store that has budgies for cheap prices in uncomfortable cage set ups with no toys or social enrichment.
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>>3653141
Sure, that's fine.
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>>3653050
so you are of the opinion that if their brains were human sized they would be smarter than us
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>>3653508
They probably would be, but then they wouldn't be able to fly.
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>>3653508
It's impossible to know or say for certain.

Evolution evolves things about as well as it can in terms of efficiency, but what is efficient for a small creature isn't necessarily as efficient for a larger creature.
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cockatiels are absolutely based and fuck anyone who treats them like trash.

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Meanwhile in "huh?" news. As an Oregonian, I don't know what to make of this, other than "yeah! Kill it! Rip its head off!"
>CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A racing pigeon has survived an extraordinary 13,000-kilometer (8,000-mile) Pacific Ocean crossing from the United States to find a new home in Australia. Now authorities consider the bird a quarantine risk and plan to kill it.

>Kevin Celli-Bird said Thursday he discovered the exhausted bird that arrived in his Melbourne backyard on Dec. 26 had disappeared from a race in the U.S. state of Oregon on Oct. 29.

>Experts suspect the pigeon that Celli-Bird has named Joe, after the U.S. president-elect, hitched a ride on a cargo ship to cross the Pacific.
https://apnews.com/article/australia-to-kill-pigeon-from-oregon-faae5a66c336c8b2dc902b1ed4270345
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>and nothing of value was lost
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>>3653941
Yeah most Aussies aren't trained by years of running from Police
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>>3654309
Its in your criminal blood though.
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>>3654328
And they were so bad they got dropped in the hellhole thats australia lmaoo
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>>3651736
Pige?

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Do you think there's a universe out there where humans never evolved, and everything that we destroyed is still there and/or alive?
I hope there is, I'd love to see it
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>>3653713
lol balls earth
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>>3653713
Cringe and kek queer not based

Why are birds of prey so based?
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>>3653249
A RECORD SCRATCH IN PHYSICAL FORM, THIS ABOMINATION SURPASSES ALL STANDARDS AND GOES ABOVE AND BEYOND, 27/10
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What about prehistoric birds of prey???

Besides Teratorns, there has to been bigger Eagles and Hawks right?? Bird fossils are rare as fuck and modern diversity just tell me about even greater variety of species in the past preying on megafauna... Fuck this timeline man...
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>>3654114
That would be majestic as fuck

Cats are the best, I love them. This is venus shes so dumb <3
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>>3654027
AND THE VAIN SLUT DIDNT NEED HER OWN THREAD
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>>>/an//kot/
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ugly stinky animals for ugly stinky faggots
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>>3654027
I bet that ass tastes good! you know the answer to that i bet

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cow thread
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i don't have anything to contribute because im fat but this thread is epic
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>>3641992
i need some big cows.
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>>3653460
i seen them big cows and this one aint so big as i seent
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>>3653152
me as a cow when girls touch me
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>>3654361
you get used to it after a while so thay when a girl touches your junk you say GOD DAMMIT WOMAN and try to figure out how much money she needs in order to make your breakfast honestly its annoying

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what now
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>>3652514
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>>3651172
Transfer my sins two it then beat it against the wall to trick god
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>>3651172
Into the cone it goes
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>>3651172
>>3652514
I want to fuck soft fluffy duck tits now
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>>3654467
kill yourself

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Why do so many states protect this invasive species?
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>>3654261
because look at it
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>>3654261
Also because its not nearly as bad as a lionfish or longhorn
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because state legislators love to be taken to hunt them by local millionaires




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