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ITT: Animals you wish existed.

>friendly pet guard spiders
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Giant rideable ferrets
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Imagine if this qt greeted you when you come home
I want a dragon.

Flying around on a dragon sounds cool as shit. And you could feed it chickens.
I'd settle for a pygmy cow, miniature cow, what have you. I just want to hold one in my lap and take a nap
Even better if it's the size of a parakeet and can be kept like a pet bird.

Post your cats!!! pic related. this is my little sisters fat cat charlie reclining in a sunbeam
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We managed to adopt her from a Tibetan monetary (in the United States) who weren't taking care of her at all. She was super shy for the first two months and would just dart around the house avoiding people. But after some good old fashioned time, love, and care she's a weird but very happy cat. She's still fairly young, maybe 2 or 3 years old.
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>Tibetan monastery
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This is my other cat Big Kitty. He's kind of a dick.
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Something is up with mobile uploads right now.
Here's one last picture of Peaches and I'll stop spamming my kitties.
Top shelf cats dude. 10/10

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Post your favorite doggo breads
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>no1 ever posts poodles
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Pyrenees are best doggo.

Too bad I'll probably never own one.
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Fox terrier reporting in. Cute, intelligent and kind of a dicks sometimes. They fear no other doggos.

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I went to the GA aquarium today, Ever been?
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Go to work Justin
>tfw have a membership to the Baltimore Aquarium

Gonna go like six more times this year, hopefully.
Yeah, I went there on field trips a few times in elementary and middle school. I remember it being pretty cool. My favorite part was the petting tank with the stingrays and starfish.

I live about 15 minutes away from it so maybe I should go back soon.
i live 15 minutes from it and Ive never been
My boss is going there on Sunday, I guess you can dive with the whale sharks? I don't know, he was busy bragging about so many things that I kind of tuned him out once he started talking about the aquarium

How intelligent are they? Do they resent and hate us? Will we ever make peace?
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The Japanese are special snowflakes, thankfully due to their backwards culture, they will eventually stop being significant.
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Gun nuts have some arguments, but I don't understand why japs fell the need to keep doing this besides tradition.

They travel to the other side of the world to hunt whales in Antartica and nothing can stop them, I hate to be preachy but it's hard to justify hunting as a sport but as an industry it's unacceptable.
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What's the history of whale hunting in Japan? I have no sense it was ever an industry with scale on par with the whale oil business run by Europeans.
They're smart enough to understand that people are neither a threat nor food. In captivity, they go crazy because so many of their instincts are fucked up (echolocation, swimming for long distances, forming social groups with their families instead of strangers, etc). I'm glad Sea World is done with whales. While it's sad we won't ever be able to see them up close in a few years, they're way too large and intelligent to be kept in captivity.

Their unholy mixture of capitalism and reactionism is doomed to fail. I wonder which exotic country the neckbeards will idolise next.

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It looks sad, what does it need? The soil is moist and it has the most sunlight it can get during the day, its also not too cold
what is it OP?
what was the last time you added new earth or nutrients to the pot?
it needs you to 420 blaze it for rich nutrients
Needs more sunlight. Direct sunlight.

>So anon, what made you give your pet that name?
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Because someone got dibs on 4chan.
My grandma hates gypsies and in Ireland an ethnic slur for gypsies is to call them tinkers.
Some Tinkers were camping near by my grandmas house and she would go on and on about the Tinkers.
I was five at the time and thought Tinker would be a nice name for a cat.
Shes 17 now and lost a back leg, I think she lives up to the name.
Leona, because her coat around her neck was like a female lion
HI, I'm Alex. What state? And what's the first letter if least name?
I named her after that youtube video of the iguana, Mr. Wizard

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What animal would you like to be buddys with /an/
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My dog, that's all I want.
But I think I already got that.
cheetahs meng
mostly docile and chill, awesome purrs and murps
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I wish tigers were friendly. Maybe an otter?

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Can someone identify this bug?
Assassin bug.
Enjoy your chagas disease.
Stomp on that sunavabitch
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Chagas is spread by Kissing Bugs which bite for a bloodmeal. Assassin bugs only bite if provoked. Keep him in a small terrarium and feed him your enemy bugs. And name him Leon.

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this fucker wrecks all my electronics but i love him
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With his death will come new life for electronics and wooden things
imagine if humans had the same sized testicles compared to body size
>implying I don't

Mah nigga.
This guy is way ahead of you senpai

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Cute alligators/crocodiles thread?
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Cheerios, Gator!
Cheerios, Gator!
Cheerios, Gator!
Cheerios, Gator!
Get out of here, that's stock footage, you fucking scum.

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I was cleaning out my closet today and found my rock collection from when I was a kid. I kind of want to start collecting them again. Anyone know some good stores or places (I live in GA) I can buy or find cool rocks/minerals?

Also general rock and mineral thread.
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Why are you trying to talk about rocks on the /an/ board?
fuck off newfag
Alabama has a lot of mineral deposits... There are some fossil outcrops in Chattanooga, supposedly there are shark teeth fossils in GA but havent gotten around to looking for them

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Welcome to the plant general, for all discussion of plants and horticulture.

How are your plants doing this summer?

Old thread:

The plant of the day is pic related, called "Yareta." The plant looks like a moss growing on a rock, however it is actually a relative of parsley and grows stand-alone like that out of the ground. To reduce heat loss, the plant grows extremely dense and has the same hardness of bark, allowing you to stand on them. They only grow about 1.5cm per year so a large plant like pic related is ~2,000 years old.

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thanks m80

hopefully they do nicely and I can share some more pictures
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I "inherited" a N. x Miranda (?) quite a while ago
There seem to be three plants in one pot.

can I just repot them all to seperate pots without damaging it too much?

I have all my other Nepenthes in seperate pots, thus, I never had to "devide" any of them, so please excuse the strange question.
Post pot.
Post your aquarium in >>2152558 i want to see that shit. It looks so sexy from this picture.

Also i agree with >>2154490 show the whole plant in its pot.
will post pics of pot tomorrow

thanks, will try post my tank there, but it usually looks absolutely shitty on photos

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Hi the /an/.

I need help confirming the identity of a liberty cap mushroom, picked near skagen, Denmark.


Also, don't fucking eat wild foraged mushrooms; Even mycologists with decades of experience misidentify wild mushrooms. Just go drive to a trusted headshop in holland and buy some shrooms that won't put you in the hospital


Adult Silverback Gorilla VS Tyrannosaurus Rex!
T. Rex is HUNGRY, Gorilla is PISSED

Who wins, /an/?
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What an epic thread.
That T.rex has NO chance. Gorillas hunts in packs and can STRIP the flesh from an elephant in 2 SECONDS.
These threads are sickle-cell.
>this is how american nature documentaries actually are
*used to be
nature = pawn shops and rednecks now

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