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here i'll start
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>>2366677
Welcome to the real world.
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http://mediaportal.regione.lombardia.it/embed/live/3925
24/7 webcam about a peregrine falcon that nested on a tall building in Italy. They made him a better nest and put up a webcam. The 3 eggs hatched on april 18
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This is a cute af king fisher that comes to bath in my swimming pool every morning :3
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>>2367145
This woodpecker and unkown bird are regulars in my bird bath as well.
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What the hell is going on? We went from having a 2 week long catalog to a 2 day long one. Where did all these people making useless threads come from? The whole catalog is littered with their 10 reply or less threads.
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>>2367065
THIS
How can we get the mods to ban phoneposters from /an/?
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>>2367065
What app is that? I've never heard of this

>>2366925
I remember when I could make a thread and forget about it for days at a time. now if I make a thread, it will be gone in a little over a day if it isn't bumped. /an/ changed a lot.
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>>2367103
that wasn't even that long ago.
even in 2016 I could easily forget about a thread leaving work at friday and it was still there monday morning.
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>>2366925
april fools brought in the dumbshit weebs
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>>2367065
Lol. I'm a phoneposter but my threads aren't that bad. Which app are you talking about.

I'm trying to 3D model some cat paws, but I don't have any good reference imagery; it's hard finding any without fur.

Pic related is all I have, and it's another 3D model that I can't be sure of the accuracy of, not to mention that they're dog paws.

Also, anyone got any tips for good paw topology?
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>>2367106
though sphynx toes are a bit longer than normal cats
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>>2367099
depends what kind of felines you're looking for. they all have generally the same anatomy in their paws.
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>>2367108
I'm trying to model a sexy furry grill so IDK really
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>>2367085
Yeah
Yiff in hell faggot.

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kot bread
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About a month and a half ago
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Today
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Rate my cat out of 10
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>>2366979
11.
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Anyone here know much about cats?

There's this one cat that's fucking constantly outside my block of flats (which doesn't allow pets), I work night shifts once or twice a week and its there when I'm coming home at 4-8am. Every time I go out for a cig this cat runs at me, meowing non stop and jumps on my lap and rubs itself on me. I have no idea if it's a stray, but all the chinese people living here keep giving it milk and tinned fish which explains why it might always be hanging around. Its fur doesn't look too unkempt and it's not skinny so I'm not sure if this is someones housecat or not. Just want to know if I should get it sent to a shelter or something. Thx

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Post animals that look like something made up for a fictional setting. They don't have to be huge or look all that crazy, just neat animals that most people have never heard of.

First thing that comes to mind for me is the Chinese water deer. A close second though is the maned wolf.

And I literally just learned about the secratarybird from >>2366400


What are some of your favorite weird animals?
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Seriously what the fuck
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>>2367133
Saigas really look like they should have died out at the end of the ice age. They somehow survived though, only to now be wiped out by disease.
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>>2366984
Hummingbird Hawk Moth
Seriously these things look like something outta some fairy tale
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>>2366984
Bacteriophages tho. Microscopic zombie robots things.
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>>2366986
>>2366992
>>2367001
>>2367134
normie tier

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>>2366989
quite odd

>>2367115
666

>>2367135
>>2367133

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i'll start
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>>2364346
I don't think it counts when the bait is built into your head.
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>>2365821
Kung Fu Panda 2?
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>>2360825
Cape Starling

>>2363358
Double-crested Cormorant

>>2365821
Magellanic Penguins
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Sleep tight, birdy

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I wanna buy a minnow from a bait shop and let it go in my bathtub in an inch of water so my cat can chase it around.

I think he'd love watching it and eventually be tempted enough to hop in the tub and chase it.

Any thoughts, /an/? Is it safe? I don't want him to get any parasites.

Also I started treating him with a sardine each day. They are tinned in water.
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>>2366913
>look ma! If I change the words, the meaning of the sentence changes too!
This is the worst possible form of argument and you should feel ashamed.
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>>2366384
>Dogs are tortured to death the make the meat even sweeter and they do it in front of other dogs

Is that really a thing? I'm more familiar with stress making meat stiffer and taste like shit - and that in general carnivores/omnivorous animals are far gamier than herbivores.
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>>2366966
>cats clean
>muh myths ppl believed in 2000+ years ago

The rare LARPing form of the toxoplasmosis brain infection
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>>2367005
Psychotic is not a synonym for psychopath you ape, and dogfags are more narcissists than anything else. They have this thing in their head where they see dogs as HUMUNITIES PET and try to proselytize dogism onto the rest of the world.
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Here's a better idea OP, drown your useless cat in the bathtub instead of torturing a fish.

Kill yourself.

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I've been reading H is for Hawk and now I want to be an austringer. I would like to form a special, brooding bond with a goshawk and live through it vicariously while it kills and kills, and perhaps I'd help it too if that was cool with the hawk. I'd want a really vindictive shithead of a hawk so that I would have a friend for once.

Anyway, I'm in the UK. Anyone have experience with falconry, or hawks specifically? Thanks.
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>>2366943
If you get PTSD from simply shooting a gun, you're not fit to do much of anything, especially:
1) Using/owning a bird of prey
2) Owning any pets whatsoever
3) Operating heavy machinery
4) Driving cars
5) Having/caring for children

Seriously, you would be one asshole honker away from a complete breakdown in the middle of a busy street if you were such a weak snowflake that firing a gun gave you PTSD.
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>>2366956
>>2366943
To put it in perspective, my GF, who can't even watch the new aliens trailer or ride a ferris wheel without freaking out, can fire a pistol without PTSD (we did a Groupon deal at a local firing range).
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>>2366943
>>2366956
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>>2366896
>>2366901
There is no way in hell I would get one given my mental health record
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>>2367069
I know of a guy who got his license back after doing a stretch for armed robbery

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>stands up from bed
>ratto jumps onto bars (pic related)
>walking by, ratto reaches out desperately trying to clasp my pantleg
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>>2364845
lay on my lap
sexually
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>>2366939
Your cat paws at your dick too?
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>>2366905
The rats posted
>>2364981
>>2364845
are my rattos
They're together, yes. :)
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>>2366939
My dog prods at my crotch nonstop when I'm lying down on the couch or in bed
I don't get it
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We /ham/ now

Thread dedicated to our beloved rodents

>RULES

- Enjoy other people's advices and experiences, and share yours.
- Don't be rude.
- Doubts are allowed but please first use Google.

>RECOMMENDED READINGS

- To be added by anons' sugestions
- For newcomers: Peter Fritzsche's The Hamster


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>>2366327
Can't you suck an old guy cock or work at a shop for a few days to get more money?
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>>2366334
Thanks I'll take your thought into consideration.
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Situation is getting worse because it's growing more and more every day and the wheel is becoming really small for him.
Tomorrow I will mod the cage so he can use the really big wheel I bought for him, 20 cm. I think that the wheel diameter should be at least twice as long as the hamster to be comfortable.
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My little ham
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This morning he looks like Justin Bieber

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They're intelligent, love to live where people are and actually push really hard to become pets.
Is it because they try too hard?
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>>2347652
Sweet mother of fuck! I've never seen anything in my life that can accurately be described as "nightmare fuel" until now.
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>>2347652
I'd pet that cat.
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>>2359497
Native Americans were all farmers on the east coast from above Maine to northern Florida by the time Europeans showed up.
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>>2364948
RIP Pico <3
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>>2359497
If anything Europeans destroyed the settled, agrarian way of life for the North American native, unintentionally though diseases. Many tribes like the Cherokee and Muscogee adopted horses (a European import) and horse-based nomadism after smallpox. Very few tribes continued the ancient traditions, like the Natchez.

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Animals are becoming sentient.

This bird here is displaying his dominance by:

>1- Displaying dead prey, affectively assuring you it's an efficient predator

>2-Putting it's leg down, showing it's muscular legs, while also displaying balance and strenght keeping itself in place while only using one of it's legs to balance

>3-This particular bird is also displaying wealth, showing us it's ownership of the building behind it

I give the human race 200 years until another species becomes the ultimate predator.
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>>2366573
>colloquialisms are right

brainlet
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>>2366178
I for one welcome our new bird overlords.
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>>2366178
>muscular bird legs

Sexy~
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>>2366581
>cranial capacities are not indicitive of intellect
Retard
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>EQ can be used as a metric for non-mammals

brainlet!

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I have a male and female rat, only two, I want to breed them, and eventually breed more, but once they have their litter, they'll all be related. I really don't want to buy any other rats, but I will if I absolutely have to. My question is, what will happen, I know there's not guarantee they'll come out okay or with defects, but I'd like to know the worst that could happen.
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Why do you have to inbreed? Just breed the first two. If you need another unrelated rat just pick a free one up off CL or shelters. Not like there is a shortage of rats anywhere.

Rats already have a ton of issues without blatant inbreeding. I'm sure they will turn out normal, but without that genetic diversity on Animals already prone to cancer, they will probably be short lived.
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Great and valid advice, thank you.
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If you want to breed rats, please study rat genetics carefully and get a reputable breeder to mentor you. Do not breed rescue rats, rats from a pet store, or rats you got anywhere except from a reputable breeder with a breeding contract. Make sure your rats visit the vet and get cleared for breeding. The female could have an illness that pregnancy could make worse. The male should get a check up anyway. It won't cost you more than $200.

I want to breed rats in the future and I'm still preparing myself. Reputable breeders in the rat community are trying to breed healthier rats who live longer and are less prone to respiratory illness and cancers. Please don't make it harder for them.

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Sup /an/.

/k/ visiting with a question me and some buddies were discussing and I figured you guys would get a kick out of it.

"If you had to make any one species of animal extinct; excluding man and insects as those are too easy, which and why?"

I figured maybe the domestic cat.
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Feral dogs and cats. Both become problems fast.
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>>2364779
Pandas. They only still exist because the chinese government learned that westerners love cute shit, so now "panda diplomacy" is helping mainland china push their aganda.

Also pandas going extinct would have very little impact on the environment and may even help global conservation funding reach more important species.
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>>2367058
End this meme
Pandas are reproducing rapidly in the wild now their habitat is protected
They hate breeding in captivity
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>>2367053
That's not what I was talking about.
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>>2366816
you first :^)

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I am ADDICTED to booping my dog's nose, /an/ please tell me how to stop I beg of you
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>>2366909
Her name is Ruca, I've been posting her for awhile now.
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>>2367089
nice pitboop
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>>2366632
LOL
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Snoot booping is such a normie meme - a lot of dogs don't like it when you stick things in their faces believe it or not



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