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Do you like whales /an/?

Here is a picture of a whale painting that my GF did for my

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Post your cluckin clucky chicken pictures you cluckin mothercluckers.
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>>2507295
I once known a Rooster which was traumatized by dogs of the family attacking the pen and strangling all the chicken.
That rooster had a weird look in it's eyes and chased and attack their eyes of everyone except 1 person who dared to enter the pen after that.
Even the husky they had was afraid of the rooster.

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my new bird of two weeks bites my hand and won't come out of the cage, but also paces frantically and screams when I walk away

why is my bird this way
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>>2506413
he does not seem too afraid, lets me touch him a bit and comes close to the cage side I'm at, his bites are more of a soft nibble (but still a fuck off none the less) but going on my hand or coming out is very Haram, will try your advice with treats
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>>2506629
Keep in mind that birds, before stepping onto any surface- including you, may gently bite it to confirm that it’s strong enough to step on.
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>>2506425
yes maybe time is all he needs

>>2506468
already do this :)

>>2506799
ya I let him bite me all he wants, he just refuses to get up on my hand, runs away if I push my hand against his legs too
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>>2506360

Feed him by hand so you can condition him in not fearing you, also make sure to spend a lot of time near him, talk to him, also taking him out of the cage is good
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>>2507108
My first cockatiel took one month before he would approach me even from inside his cage, then another month before stepping on my hand willingly.
Don't worry about it

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funny pups trade

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Megascops Furbidii, or the common furby, is a species of true owl originating from the United States. They became a popular family pet in the early 2000s; however, interest gradually dwindled once people realized furbies require round-the-clock attention that most children cannot provide.
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bumping for furbology, a noble science
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>>2504981
I think they stopped filtering that a while back.
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>>2501000
This one got me. Thanks for the lols, Anon. Top kek.
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>>2501167
Take it to the vet
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>>2505988
Yay my terms been coined

Master Degrees when?

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What are these? They aren't walking sticks, and they don't look like a weevil
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2/?
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>>2507437
It's a leaf-footed bug nymph.

Woah
Those sharks are really impresive creatures
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>>2506981
Whoa
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i thought this was just a nichijou meme
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>>2506981
it happened
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>>2506981
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>>2506981
n-nani?

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Are Amniotic Sacs cute?
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>>2507031
How do you breathe inside that one
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>>2506934
Not cute but i think its cool to observe
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>>2507048
woah
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>>2506934
GROSS NOT CUTE AT ALL
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Is that what you get when you remove the egg shell of an reptilian egg?
[spoiler]Super cute[/spoiler]

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvVca5RnFsY
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>>2507069
lel
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>>2507133
literally none of those comments said that
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>>2507069
Even though I knew it would be fake, I still flinched when he brought the knife down.
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>>2507069
RIP in peace little kitty
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>>2507069
>Omae wa mou shindeiru

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I want a dog, but I also wouldn't prefer a dog that have a foul hair smell. I live in a apartment and I know how much a small apartment with a pug in it stinks.
I was told Boston Terriers did not stink compared to other dogs. If it's true, i would appreciate a redpill on Boston Terriers, because I've actually never met one.
If not, what dog breeds have no smell/ok smell ?
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>>2506024
Dogs websites and books always speak about dog breeds positively. I've never seen any source describe chihuahuas as inbred nasty canine rats.
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>>2503801
dog breeds with hair instead of fur have less of an odor. hounds are the strongest smelling dog. if you set aside time to brush your dogs coat every day or at least twice a week, the smell will be reduced. if you use good groomers quality shampoo and conditioner and dilute it properly, you can bathe a dog every month or and it won't dry their skin out.

in regards to your home, vacuum carpets and swiffer/sweep hard floors DAILY if you have a dog with fur. get sofa covers and wash them often. keeping up with your housecleaning instead of letting it go will help your place smell a lot better.
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>>2506063
My roommates shitzu reaks and is a horrible animal.

Then again they don't want to pay for a groomer and so they trim him themselves because they are lazy. I think he has earmites right now he is so filthy. Anyway, Shitzus have hair but unless you groom them they will smell up the place.
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>>2505779
>when you come back home, you smell it again
WRONG
You might smell a slight hint of what people actually smell when they first come into your home. This applies to pets, molds, foul smelling refrigerators, sweat, cum and other disgusting things that people don't realize are lingering in the air
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Bump

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Is it a good idea? Seems like a well trained chimp would be an excellent pet, friend, bodyguard.
Prove to me it's a bad idea
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>>2507323
Shitty and expensive. I knew someone with 2 common marmosets once and they fucking stink. Literally, with a bad musk odor and it builds up if you try to keep them inside. They're also super social, so you need more than one and if you don't give them new toys every 2 seconds, they get bored and destructive and they don't share, so everyone needs new stuff all time. You'll also have to buy lots of fresh fruit and vegetables all the time, they can't live just off of pellets.
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>>2507323
STOP BUYING EXOTIC MAMMALS AS PETS.
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>>2505999
I think they made a movie about that too
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Travis is kind of a shit argument in this regard since he was on psych-meds which also cause humans to slaughter others en masse.
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>>2506012
>mad crazy chimp riding the most SLAMMED pitbull of all times, charging towards you

thanks for the nightmares anon

I'm thinking of getting a crested gecko, few things first though.
1. Will it do fine with room temp in the UK? If not, how many hours a day will I have to keep a light or heat-mat on for?

2. I would like a simple guide on what to feed it, I know they eat insects, can I just feed meal worms for the insect part? If not, which insect would be the best for it?
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You can feed him crickets, locusts
Don't give them too big though
About the mealworms, you can give him but it is more of a treat than an actual meal ( it's pretty fat consistent so you shouldn't feed him that every day)
You should sometime check under his arms for fat, and if there is you should stop feeding him a bit
If he is young you can feed him once a day ( one to three crickets/locust that aren't too big for his mouth) , but once adult or if he get fat, once every 2 days is enough
And if possible check on the internet for real professionals, because him just an amateur x) I hope this helped you
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For the temperature, you need to connect the heat mat to a thermostat and have the thermostat control the temperature for you.
Look up yourself what temperatures crested geckos need to thrive. It's not room temperature.
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There is a diet for crested geckos that you can buy instead of feeding insects, and since they’re nocturnal they don’t need lights
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>>2505032
>how many hours a day will I have to keep a light or heat-mat on for?
I really hope this isn't a serious question.
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Search 'crested gecko care'. There are lot of good caresheets.

Do not feed mealworms as their insect supplement. Their digestive system doesn't handle the chitin very well.

Use Repashy crested gecko diet or Pangea diet. Don't diy this. It's a hassle and you'll likely fuck it up anyway.

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Grape kun has passed away
https://twitter.com/tobuzoo7/status/918633438919368704
>Grape-kun the Humboldt penguin passed away yesterday. We would like to thank everyone for supporting him. And Hululu, thank you for watching over him to the very end. And Grape-kun, thank you for a long time together. Rest in peace in Heaven
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eh, I'm a cronic masturbator so this isn't my cup of tea but I'll give your series a watch. It's the absolute least I can do.
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>>2503001
/k/ommando here, sadness inbound

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>>2503193
Grape-kun was already old, so dying of old age next to Hululu was the best way for him to go. He was probably happy in his last moments.
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This is the most i've felt in a while.

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Who would win. guy with a repeating shotgun or 50 t-rexes? the shotgun has infinite ammo
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>>2504429
You're so right, the question is dumb because we can't be sure of anything and all these idiots are having fun incorrectly by speculating on a crazy made up scenario. They're all idiots and you're the only smart person here, also your imagination is so random and crazy but with an intellectual spin on it.

You should consider reddit, you'd get so much karma for that epic takedown of this thread full of idiots.
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>>2504961
boy you really got me there OP I'll never again talk shit on one of your excellent high quality threads that improve the quality of the board for all users
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>>2504955
yes we've all read the paper.

it doesn't occur to the brilliant scientists that the crocs with no hands spent more calories gathering sticks onto their nose than they get from eating a skinny damn shore bird.

but no, they're fooking geniuses those scaly devils.
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>>2503505
You think bipeds use arms for balance? Humans barely even use our arms for balance...
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>>2505022
>Pretends to have had prior knowledge of the paper despite just posting that crocs are fishbrained idiots

>Thinks stick gathering uses more energy than is gained eating a bird

You could at least post a paper to support that dumbass statement seeing as you're a little expert who's read everything.

Okay, my little sister really wants to know what species this plant is.
¿who knows?
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Does the flowers smell sweet, does it prefer a cool moist environment?

Looks like a primrose, Primula.

When it comes to plant ID, it's best to provide close up of leaf, and flower.
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>>2506816
The smell is kind of grassy and is living with no problem in our dry warm house.
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cowe
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>>2505788
Chrysanthemum



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