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Striped, spotted, brown, aardwolf-- post 'em! It's a shame these guys are so hated and misunderstood.
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badass creatures

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>punches and kicks your dog
what's the matter? i'm just being dominant pack leader, ese
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>just rescued a bluetick from the shelter
>some redneck probably abused it because it is emotional and has severe SA
>cant leave it without howling
>padre calls
"HEY ANON HOWS DA DOG DOEN"
"literally SA"
"YOU SHOULD GET IT TRAINED YOU SHOULD CALL CHARLIE"
"dad who the fuck is charlie"
"FROM THE TELEVISION"
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>>2363395
>he does punch and kick dogs in the show though

just like what should be done to you :^)
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>>2363361
Reminds me this episode of South Park
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>>2363361
I don't see anything wrong with punching or kicking a dog that is being an aggressive piece of shit.
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I was walking my dog near where I live, and we got to this part where there's another side with two house, and two other homes, my dog started pulling on her leash, I didn't want to go that way, mostly because there's big dogs on both sides and they tend to bark a lot.
I gently as I could pushed my dogs butt with my foot, I realised there was a man walking and he gave a dirty look, like what the fuck, I didn't do anything, fucking asshole. I usually do that or just stand and wait to stop pulling herself...and she starts sniffing around her.
Afterwards, she seemed like she wanted to growl at the person.

I like lizards!
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What's your favorite?
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>>2362574
yes they are the best animals

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Who was in the right here?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ka-rnVXI4jA
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How are these conditions legal?
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>>2363232
Those baboons sure chimped out
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Looks like a typical Detroit classroom to me.
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>>2363719
Because Eastern Europe
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>>2363362
the baboons were the ones doing the raping retard.

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hey guys i posted here once like a couple years ago with a picture of a bird i saw and i asked what it was and you guys responded right away with the right answer and i just wanted to say thanks for being so helpful that one time this is a good board
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>>2363682
Good goy.

Tbh people should aim to work part time more often
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>>2363649
Do you still have the picture?
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>>2363688

You can't live comfortably working part time unless you live in a third world country. Full time is called "full" for a reason.
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>>2363671
God dammit OP
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>>2363691
>You can't live comfortably working part time

Yes you can. You just have to get a $$$ job.

Stem works most of the time

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Why are the Japanese so obsessed with Coelacanths? I noticed this when i threw 'coelacanth' into a search on ebay. Coelacanths are pretty cool and I was curious what kind of merchandise is out there. Turns out there's all kinds of Coelacanth items from Japan, all stuff that looks like it was made for local use, even a coelacanth tea strainer. Searching シーラカンス on google brings up tons of stuff, the Japanese seem really -really- into coelacanths and I wonder if there is some particular reason why. I even remember seeing some japanese flash video years ago about coelacanths.
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>>2363707
Even in the movie "The Cove", they pointed out that the village that's infamous for their annual dolphin killings has a lot of public property that makes it look like a dolphin-friendly town.

I think it's possible to appreciate animals but still kill them. For example some North European cultures used to worship bears and considered them as something god-like, but they still hunted and killed them for their meat and fur. After killing a bear, they held religious ceremonies where they pleaded forgiveness from the bear's spirit so that the animal would be reborn again.

The Japanese have always been very dependent on the sea, and they appear to like sea animals even if (or exactly because) they kill them to get food. As for the issue of dolphins and whales: I'm not sure how aware the Japanese public is of what happens in the hunts, or how they would feel about it if there was more awareness. It's easy to whine about their fishing, but Western nations eat tons of animals that have been raised in pretty horrible conditions. It looks a little hypocritical when a bunch of foreigners try to meddle in the affairs of the Japanese people and place restrictions on their livelihoods while not giving a shit about factory farming in their own countries.
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>>2363707
>eating a dolphin is way more like cannibalism
just stop
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>>2363730
it's different because one is farming domestic animals.

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>>2362216
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXvxaBYRMLM

Cant into webems.
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>>2362216
You have shown me many cute animals op. I shall contribute
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Post nature things around your house.

>Young fence lizard
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>>2363547
Garden orb weaver / argiope/ whatever they're callin em these days

Thanks for letting me dump

I love taking pics of the little critters around my place and filling my dex

Sorry for the amateur quality and 90 degree rotation on some of them
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>>2363518
are you sure it's a box turtle? those guys don't go in water. well at least not the eastern ones
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>>2363538
no no no. you're supposed to put them where they were crawling TO. otherwise they will just go to cross the road again. it most likely has a nesting site on the other side
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>>2363586
Yes it was a box turtle. I didn't know that at first and put him in a shallow dish of water to cover my bases until I did some research and was certain.

>>2363588
Calm down, you're reading too much into my words. I read the situation and put them wherever makes the most sense. Sometimes it is obvious where they are going and I put them there. Sometimes it's not so you just have to find a nearby "safe spot" and hope that helped.
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>>2363781
ok my bad. I'm used to most people on this board being idiots

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The Plant General - MRI Edition

Welcome to /plant/, the magical green place on this blue board. ITT: sleepy snoozy VFTs, smug N. edwardsiana owners and beautiful budding normie seedlings.

/Plant/ is for the discussion of plants (obviously). Horticulturists, hobbyists and botanists welcome! Questions about plants? Want to show off your two inch dick-I mean plant? Maybe you want to start growing something new and exciting? Well come on over to /plant/!

Introducing a new basic caresheet with every thread: Stapelia/Orbea edition:
>fairly standard succulent care, most commercial species are easy
>well-draining cacti/succulent soil
>light watering, keep it dry in winter
>direct sun to very light shade
>don't let it get too cold, minimum 10c
>wait until flowering occurs to hide the smell of any rotting corpses you may be hiding

For our carnivorous plant newbies:

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https://discord.gg/YaVtHqv

What's your excuse for not being on plant channel?
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>>2363386
Both, nep seeds have a short window where they're viable. A lot of the sellers from place like China or Israel will just sell you seeds of a completely different plant. Best place would be facebook or a forum where its easy to call them out if they are fake. People don't offer nep seed very regularly. Honestly its easier to just start with small plants.
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>>2363463
Well most common (house) plants have basically no care requirements, so there's that.

In the end it's always about finding out about the most important abiotic and biotic factors for the particular species and then basically relaying them in a way that idiots can understand them. This really isn't very different for animals and plants.

>Not even to mention that most animals come pre-identified.
You wouldn't fucking belive the amount of people that get tarantulas from shit stores like petco that only give them some meaningless common name. And even if they try to find out how to properly care for it, googling the common names only leads you to caresheets that have been written by the same sort of idiots. It's an endless circle of retardation.

Anyway, I planted my Amorphophallus albus and Arisaema fargesii bulbs now. Hopefully even a complete plant noob like myself won't fuck this up.
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>>2363834
This reminds me of the time I went to the exotic pet store to buy fruit flies.
>Kid and his parent ask for a betta
>Herewegoagain.png
>Can we keep him in a fuckin 1liter shitty "aquarium"?
>Of fucking course the clerk says they can
>Uhm but we want another fish... What about this one (points to a ryukin goldfish) I did a bit of research and I know you can't keep them with their same species hehe
>Of course clerk says yes
>My face when I am containing my autism because I've been a goldfish breeder
>What about the food?
>Oh they eat the same
>Can't wake up.mp3
>Wait for them to pay and go away, pay my flies and never come back

Maybe I should have said something but I needed the damm flies.
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>>2349851
It keeps happening!

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How to feed:
https://lafeber.com/vet/rabbit-care/

How to language: http://language.rabbitspeak.com/r-e-s-p-e-c-t-is-what-my-bun-demands-of-me/

Old thread: >>2328494

Today's Question? What did you get your bun for Easter? I bought him a mouse, seesaw, and some Tim Burton floor tiles.
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>>2361685
Holding a rabbit upside down with a string would be both traumatic and painful. Do you have any idea how easily you can tear their skin? You provide her food, but it's not like she has any other fucking option.

You might not be sadist, but you're definitely a fucking retard because you apparently think having a pet is reason enough to abuse it.
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>>2362151
Animal nipples are rad. Don't think I've met an animal and not been involved with yanking on them at some point.
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>>2361685

You are an asshole and I hope your rabbit feeds you to a coyote.
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>>2361682
Lesbuns
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>>2362121
>bunnies live for 10-12 years
In your experiences how long have your rabbits lived? My rabbit is a little senior at 6 right now, 7 by the end of the year so I'm beginning to worry about it since I generally see 7-10 as the rabbit age range. He's still as active and alert as ever at least

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Discuss anything aquarium related here, including inhabitants, decor and issues.

Google is your friend.
Feel free to ask questions but know that there are a lot of resources out there that could answer your question a lot faster and accurately than /an/.

Make sure to include these things in your post before asking because we can't help you if we don't have the full picture:
-tank size (include dimensions, not just volume)
-parameters (ammonia, nitrate, nitrite, pH, GH, KH)
-any and all inhabitants + how long you've had them

Links:
Care Guides:
>http://seriouslyfish.com/
Plants and Animals for sale:
>http://www.petsolutions.com/

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>>2363706

What are your water params? There are a shit ton of cichlids to choose from that fit your need. I'm guessing a little too alkaline since you have rainbowfish. Are these boesemani btw? Those fish are cool as shit.

You could always just get more rainbowfish of a different variety.

Also you may want to just wait it out. Those rosy barbs get pretty fucking big.
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Opinions on the 15 gallon version?

I like the filtration setup but I heard the pump is kinda loud and I'm not sure how much the front panel would distort the view, I'm not a fan of the normal side-to-side ones. Also there is like no info on the light so it's probably shit.

Looks pretty slick though.

Sp, overpriced or not?
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>>2362664
Stop using products that are used to change parameters otherwise you're stuck using them for a long time. Keep doing water changes every other day keeping water clean. Do water changes as normal. How big is the tank in the first place?
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>>2363844
ignore the sentence "do water changes as normal." I got ahead of myself


Also /aq/ is dead. Most of us moved to the discord.
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>>2363839
Most rainbow fish can interbreed and create some ugly fish. Back in the day people were doing this and trying to pass them off as new species to make quick money.

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Don't mind me, I'm just gonna drop my shill thread here.
Do you want to show off your faggot pet?
Do you want to talk with anons who aren't really anons?
Are you a flamboyant homosexual?
Then the /an/ - Animals & Nature Discord Server is for you!
https://discord.gg/bfp4SmH
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>its another "hail Mystical" episode
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Guys help, is my dog autistic?
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>>2363832
what is that? an underwater shiba with downs?
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>>2363836
Don't be mean, they are all good boys

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>watering my mom's plants
>notice FOUR caterpillars over the place
>and they're the ugly nigger ones who probably turn into moths
>"whatever, they're pests"
>kill them all
>come back to my room
>after a few minutes a butterfly lands on my window
Is there a deeper meaning to this experience? How do I pay my debts to the caterpillar god?
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>>2363804
There is only one way out, anon. Commit sudoku and offer your body to the caterpillars
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>>2363808

Kek

Seriously though, I don't know what's wrong with you autismo fucks but if an insect is outside you don't have to kill it
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>>2363812
What is the purpose of hairy caterpillars in life? They turn into ugly moths and birds can't even eat them. They should just die.
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>>2363804
No. It's a good sign
>be highly evolved uberinsect called butterfly
>have to deal with shitskin moths that do nothing but fly into spiderwebs and bug zappers
>hairless ape decides to genocide some baby moths, must be a pretty good guy
>decide to say thanks before looking for some moth eggs to smash
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>>2363813
the moths aren't ugly, and I'm sure there are other things that eat them

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Enrichment for pet dogs besides the basics like walks and fetch. What do you do to keep your dogs entertained and mentally stimulated?
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>>2363782
I have an old motor cycle helmet with paper mache over party hats to make it look spiky monster. I wear it and a bunch of old overcoats and blow through a noisemaker and chase my dog through the forest. It's like watching a scary movie but for a dog.
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>>2363782
Flirt poles are fucking amazing if you have a high energy dog and not a lot of time. However, you should use it as a training/playing model, so you don't teach/reinforce your dog to chase everything that moves.

https://vimeo.com/26279876
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>>2363782
Feed them with puzzle toys. Even something as simple as an empty cereal box filled with kibble and then closed.

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How do I look after this cunt then? His names gek by the way. TOP GEK
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>>2363692
you're the one asking for help before googling here...
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What a stupid group of replies holy fuck.
Anyway OP, I think you maybe should have rephrased the post as it does look like you bought a Blue Tongue without knowing how to care for it.

Your setup seems fine but I'd maybe replace the sand with a dirt/soil substrate.
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>>2363639
Take a full pic of the enclosure OP
Also just go to /herp/
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>>2363665
>sand
you killed it



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