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So, /an/.
We are undergoing an extinction event.

Which path do you choose to save the planet?
Will you side with the environmentalists, who believe the environment is to be saved, preserved, set aside, protected from human abuse and its malign influence.

Will you side with the Conservationists, who believe the environment is something we use, so we have to conserve it and take care of it, so that others can use it in the future. So that nature is part of our community?

Time is running out. It's time to choose.
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So population growth is the stem of all the problems, but you cannot really tell people to stop having children without their consent.
Dark. future.
I worry that conservationism will doom less developed nations into ecotourism rather than allow them to properly industrialize. Industrialism was a mistake but tourist economies are miserable for the locals.
But environmentalism will doom less developed nations, period.
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<>< fish
⟩⟨⟩ fish
>O pufferfish
><> looking right because you left
<>< looking left because you didn't treat me right
v looking up because you let me down
^ looking down because you fucked up
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nuclear submarine

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is it possible for someone to ID this guy based on this picture? Found in Michigan.
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It was in my bedroom above an electrical outlet on a wall if that's what you're asking. No webs nearby. Last I saw it was moving toward a corner near the ceiling but I've since lost sight of it. I'll see if I can find it and get a better picture.
I can ID it. Its Jeff. Hes okay but a bit neurotic. Owns me two dollar.
Brown recluse
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finally showed up again. hopefully this is a little better
Yup def a cellar spider. Won't hurt you.

I fucking love snowy mountains.
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Not them but pretty much the case for me...
Can someone fuck me already
I'm not from Greenland. Try asking >>>/trv/.
DON'T ask /int/.
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I love being austrian too.
No need to panic anon
Servus :D

Guys I found this baby bird outside, he was scared and about to get run over by a car. Any tips on caring for him until I can release him back? I think he tried to fly too early.
There was no bushes or trees around and no parents. I looked. It was just a road with apartment buildings. 100% sure he would die from a cat or a car.
Parents can leave fledglings alone sometimes over 2 hours at a time. Taking it to a rehab might be its best chance now.
Thanks. I was looking around and the bird was very confused, I’ll call someone tomorrow.

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A friend of mine saw this creature crawling up the sidewalk.

It had no discernable head. Was covered in fuzzy hairs. And not knowing what it was they sprayed it with cleaner contining bleach and apparently it dissolved.

Can you identify? Seem anything like this before?
Its not the best photo, I know.
South Central PA.
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Seems like a pacific northwest long slug
This seems like what it must've been, but the fact that it dissolved and left no trace is still a mystery.
No its a brown recluse
Yes thanks anon. Thats what it is. /sci/ confirms.

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But what is the gayest animal?
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You, nigga
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Cats are kinda gay
giraffes are pretty significantly gay too
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How much space do fancy goldfish really need? Every pet store keeps telling me different shit and so do all the websites online.
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General consensus is more than you thought and want to get. If you're asking everyone that means you don't like the answers you're getting and want to see smaller numbers.
If your pet store is pushing these on you I wouldn’t trust them. They have really steep requirements
A pet store told me 6 litres per fancy which is cruel, another said 10 litres, sites online said 20 litres, others said 50 and 100 litres.
100L is closer to what you’re looking for. The pet stores are probably staffed by retards judging by the advice you’re getting. Goldfish are also not very clean so they require more work than the average fish
Pet shops are useless for asking advice on anything. Research beforehand, go there to buy what you need and then leave. The employees are uni students whose average pet care experience is their mum's matted shih tzu that is fed Bakers and gets groomed once a year.

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Can anyone identify this mushroom?
Found it in my yard. It's huge

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do you think that animals have souls, and can feel "human" emotions/traits like love, friendship, guilt, shame, etc?
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Yes they do. My cat cyclops definitely has emotions like love and friendship, and after stealing the ham from my sandwich once, I just stared disapprovingly. He never stole any food again, although he still begs. So he feels guilt/shame too.
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Based chicken father
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Can confirm. Tell me more about roosters, I only have hens.
yea questioning how we got here is stupid, hot take anon...
anyway I know dogs have emotions. I think cats just react to shit.
>The level of intelligence and ability to communicate is "higher reasoning".
No. Reasoning is the ability to reconcile sets of facts with one-another to establish a fact you could not observe.
Animals know fire hurts. One with reasoning might be able to discern the updraft.
One with higher reasoning can piece together multiple pieces of information to use cloth that captures hot air, make hot air under it, then rise along with the hot air.
Literally ants "communicate."

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So....you've returned.

Was it worth it?
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those who have had enough will inevitably return. monky is inevitable.
You should consider yourself lucky, most black people never meet their fathers.

what dog breeds for this feel, I want a dog that looks like his wife left him, he lost the house, he got fired, and his car got reposessed. I want a dog that feels like a drunk washed up detective
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please no, although english bulldogs fit the bill but not exactly the type i want
Pretty much any elderly dog at a shelter
this. some boxer lab mutt with a bit of grey who's been there more years than he's been in a nice house.

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>cat went missing monday evening
>all thats left is her tail, some tufts of fur around the kill site
>likely a fox or wildcat, i live at the foot of a mountain
i know letting her outside was a mistake, i'm just wondering if there's any possibility there being a full body nearby. i've been searching all day.
Sorry, Anon. You learned your lesson. Yotes, foxes, whatever; they eat their kills. It's gone. You might find some of it, depending on what got it, but you don't want to look at it. Forget it.
The signs left behind are probably too old now, but if you know anyone that’s experienced at tracking wounded deer or hunting local predators they might be able to find a bit more of the remains.

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A 2017 post from Carol Beuchat:

>“The Doberman Pinscher is in serious trouble. About 60% of the breed is afflicted with dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), with 13% affected by the time they are 6 years old and more than 40% by the age of 8. The disorder has an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance, but the causative genes are unknown....

>“.... It is highly unlikely that the desperate genetic situation of the Doberman can be improved by selective breeding within the closed gene pool of the breed. It should be made very clear to breeders that they will not restore health to this breed by selecting against health problems. Furthermore, trying to select less related parents in an effort to improve diversity in the offspring is a bit like pushing your peas around on your plate; you might look like you're accomplishing something, but with little effect.

>“The only hope for this breed is the initiation of a sound, comprehensive cross-breeding program, under the guidance of population geneticists, that will introduce new genetic diversity into the breed. The longer it takes to begin genetic rescue, the more difficult it will be and the less likely it is to be successful.”

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>Are Dobermans doomed?
>What went wrong?
dog shows
So rich people?
Dog show people
Dog shows and dog show people are the only cause for every degenerative breed in existence today

shun and hate them
Rich people

Post reptiles
I want to get rid of my fear of reptiles
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Dude I think your hamster has autism
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