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Let's see some more of these amazing snakestompers
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how do they sleep?
I don't mean to derail the conversation too much, but on a non-birdfucking note, why is there so little information on conservation programs?

They're endangered and non-native to North America, but there are other Accipitriformes that are acceptable for Falconry.
Many acceptable breeds of Hawks fall under Accipitriformes but are still covered under 'raptors' or 'Falconiformes' since they were once classified as such (much like Secretary Birds were once classified as Falconiformes before being moved to their own family under Accipitriformes).
There are also ample caveats for non-native birds, exotics, and hybrids, with some states allowing hunting with and owning exotics provided you are at least a Master Falconer.

We haven't even touched upon the lax laws for general ownership of non-native birds without a license (although you technically can't hunt with birds that aren't covered by falconry licenses, sadly).
Oddly enough, it's really just the import/export aspect that gets weird. Once a species becomes established and bred for private ownership, the govt doesn't seem to give a fuck (see: spix's macaw, African crows, toucans, turacos, various foreign jays, crowned cranes, most poultry-ish birds, etc).
The biggest qualifications in this case are:
>Cannot have been removed from the wild (redundant, lol)
>Must not be detrimental to the survival of the species in the wild
The WBCA also has caveats that likely wouldn't apply in this case regarding 'sustainable' capture of wild birds, but must then go through another review process.

There is decent documentation for zoos about what kinds of birds and other animals they can be housed with, but nothing helpful for acquiring one.

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>why is there so little information on conservation programs?
Africa. Nuff said.
>why shit is retarded
100 year old law that exists because of w*men and was copied by a fuck ton of countries
>what do
become ungovernable
Other countries (with less regulations) could still snatch a bunch to create an ad-hoc breeding program and export the hell out of them.
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Dump' em
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These things sound absolutely stupid.
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>Flies with as much splendor of an eagle.
>Moves with catlike grace despite being a massive bird.
>Beautiful plumage.
>Powerful bill adorned with a majestic crest like a crown.
>Comes in many different shapes and sizes to your liking.
Peak avian performance. Tell me your favorite kind of hornbill. Mine is pic related.
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That's not how I imagined birds flew
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Learning the harsh truth about bears made me burn my "Why a Son Needs a Dad" and my "Why a Daughter Needs a Dad" book, because of the mythical "papa bear" on the cover.

Of course, we know penguins are the best.
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This falls under incoherent screeching.
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Cry about it.
I'm sure my posts will be deleted any time now.
Gorillas are actually good dads
Yea sure, the 1% of them who sticks around with they shawty
the major reason for this is that it's a lot harder for male animals to be certain the offspring they're investing resources to raise are actually theirs.

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Why don't they just evolve quills to protect themselves from predators?
Why don't you just evolve charisma and good looks to get a girlfriend?

Ceratopsia thread
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>glass enclosure for a triceratops
I don't think that's safe
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just a part for the keepers to get a good look at him
Didn't I see this on an episode of the Twilight Zone?
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This is one of the best Centrosaurus reconstructions, but he made the trendy mistake of shoving the nostril as far south and forward as possible because one idiot wrote a paper claiming this is the way it should be done (it shouldn't). He also followed in the long tradition of making it look like a mammal nostril. I don't know why people have insisted for decades in making dinosaur faces as mammal-like as possible.

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The Beast
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We just dinnae ken
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Look at him go.
What the fuck is that?
What the fuck they made squirrel twinks
fashion squirrel

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>have ducks
>sitting on my porch watching them
>a fox leaps from a bush and snags a duck
>yell for my dog who chases after it
>grab a hammer run in the direction my dog went
>catch up with my dog, she scared the fox off and leads me to the duck
>duck is fucked up
>bring it home and try to nurse it back to health but its neck must have been broken or something and it dies shortly after
What is the biggest and most prehistoric and ferocious kind of geese I can buy to flock up with my ducks and protect them?
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but why is the dog chinese?
Nice kitter
This old thing?
Damn geese are expensive. I usually just grab them for free from my local park.
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This would work for geese vs geese combat, or them vs other avians.
However avians have hollow bones and they break easily, they are not made for combat,
We'd need cybernetics to basically enchance and harden their bones, which isn't possible.

For your purposes a breeding program would have to be performed for a few decades, with the purposes of creating a new breed of battle geese.
You'd have to select for primarily bone-density, with size, musculature, aggression and overall health being secondary factors. They'd lose all ability to fly, which might not be a negative for a meat-bird.

Ideally they'd develop talons, and become more raptor-like.

What would be the worst animal to suddenly find yourself 1 yard away from it?
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A nigger.
A black mamba.
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Bears are a good answer, but not grizzlies or polar bears. A sloth bear would be worst case scenario
A sperm whale, one click and you're dead. Crazy shit.
The dumbest guys come to /an/...

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Why do people love putting flowers and other cute accessories on pit bulls? Its like spraying perfume on a turd, and no amount of flowers will make it look like any less of a demon.
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Pits without their ears cropped literally look like dumb dogs. Some pure labradors even got literally the same skull and they are pretty dumb dogs.

Only intelligent dog breeds are Dobermans and Chows.
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scared of dogs? Weak men like you wouldn’t survive outside of your cement pod.
this sounds like some buck breaking shit, the whole point of having a dangerous animal is to have a dangerous animal, not something you humiliate or for your amusement at its expense

my vote is Fiona
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What did he mean by this
wrong timeline buddy
Has Kevin died and, if not, does he count as a zoo animal?
Ling Ling the panda was pretty hot for a while.
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How do we compete lionchuds?
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>Twatter killed the TigerPussy educational account
I have the feeling I missed something...
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Discuss Velvet Worms
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shut up
>all this projection over someone being interested in animals on the animal board
Holy schizo. You forget to take your meds?
Oh more triggered stupid faggots crawling out of the woodwork huh? You people are a bunch of passive and easily upset little freaks. I am obviously correct about the idiot's surface level and normiesque impulse and yet you're simping because you're dumb cows who just sense blind hostility while having the IQ of a glass sponge. There is no validity here for any of you, and I will make sure to deprive you of your delusions.

Furthermore velvet worms would obviously hang out with cool people like me instead of losers like you if they had a choice. Nothing attractive about disgusting beta males who see hostility on the internet as a negative thing at all.
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>calls other people triggered when he freaked out about someone wanting to buy a velvet worm
>proceeds to write walls of text sucking off his own ego
You belong in >>>/r9k/ .

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Finally, a good paleo documentary. This is what we've been waiting for.
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>not understanding the absolute beauty of endings like WWD and WDRA because it makes you le sad
PP still causing seethe even now?
>Say something shilltastic
>"You are wrong."
>[they mad]
Ah, the hallmark of true genius.
What a good little goy you are
What was it if not PP then?

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