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genuine thoughts on them?
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>>4805218
yeah they are more closely related to lobopods but they probably still share lots of similarities with other animals of the time because they seem to have retained a lot of features of the common ancestor of all panarthropods
just posted the pic bc it was cool
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>>4801591
>social worms

I love them.
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>>4804943
Wow, he's cute
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>>4799053
i dislike the fact that it's an entire fucking phylum of the same worm
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KEEP ALL TOURNAMENT TALK ITT!

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>>4807428
What is this suppose to tell me? That you have a bunch of alt accounts? Most people who aren't retarded have multiple emails to sign into different accounts.
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>>4807430
No sure really
Also Host man, you gotta actually vet the votes, especially in small tournaments like this, I made it very obvious and you missed it.
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>>4807432
>Most people who aren't retarded have multiple emails to sign into different accounts.
NSAsis btw
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>>4807420
It's up!
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>>4807432
Anon, what possible use would I have for double digit accounts? What would convince you that I did it?

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Get in here. More severe weather expected tonight in Missouri, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, North Carolina, and Indiana.
>severe thunderstorms
>intense winds
>intense rain
>baseball-size hail
>tornadic activity
>multiple confirmed tornadoes

National Weather Service radar
>https://radar.weather.gov/

Ryan Hall's stream
>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fITfYtCMd98

Live view from a storm chaser

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anything goes
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>>4807232
Racism would unironically not exist if black people really did look like apes. Imagine having gorilla bros and seeing jazz musicians with flanges. It would be too based. We could have half monke offspring with super strength and sick beards instead of… gay canadian rappers.

Almost as depressing as white people not actually being albino aliens (they’re actually twink neanderthals) and japanese not being elves (they’re actually bald gnomes)

t. default human (hispanic)
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>>4807234
>t. default American (mutt goblino)
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>>4807284
>mutt goblino
Si, homo. Pic related it is me, 1/4 brazilian (my butthole) 1/4 german (my brain) 1/4 irish (my liver) 1/4 african (my peenus weenus). Et tu, mohammad?
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>>4806440
Sauce
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>>4807374
Go fuck yourself

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black or red pills would be great to shed light on this highly sus industry.
Doing a cursory search it appears 90% of vet offices send blood / urine samples to some lab farm where some disgruntled college kids are analyzing it, but would be great to hear from someone here who has inside knowledge. Wondering how often the results are totally botched by incompetence.
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>>4806785
Maybe 10 years ago, now they almost all have kits that do everything except draw the blood.
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>>4807044
If these new kits are so simple to use why do most vets today still send the blood out to a lab farm?
Perhaps it's just another way they can make additional $$$ and add to the illusion that they are actually doing something helpful.
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>>4806808
How many of your coworkers could not snap it correctly and were allowed to keep doing that part of the work?
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>>4806806
>they tell your insurance company that the sample wasn't suitable or the test was inconclusive
Would they ever tell the insurance the truth that incompetence was actually the cause?
What other sorts of nightmare scenarios have you seen working in this lab, presumably in the U.S.?
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>>4807263
There was just me, my coworker in the lab, and the lab manager. We were the only ones with the secret knowledge of the CBC/Chem machines.

why isn’t therr any other species adjacent to these things like humans with apes or rats with mice? where did the rest of em go
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>>4807260
>But early man killed them all to death
o my god...
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>>4806745
The invading Laurasiatheria outcompeted them all.
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>>4806753
Aren't mammoths actually unrelated to elephants?
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>>4807329
>aren't the animals in the family Elephantidae unrelated to elephants?
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Post birds, appreciate birds
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There are so many baby pine siskins around and they're quite fearless of me. If I don't move too fast I can get them to eat from my hand by just shoving food in their faces.
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>>4807274
Nice! I am very eager to see the baby turkeys come out
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Hey guys, I'm currently in this region of northwest Ohio, and I found a red-winged blackbird fledgling in the lawn. Given the current tornado warning, what do you guys think the best course of action is? I figured this would be a good place to ask.
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Here a better picture of one of my little spinus pinus buddies
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>>4807341
Leave it, if it dies that's fine because there's about 10 million more on the continent right now. If it lives then great and its parents won't be thinking it got taken by a predator.

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>turns out the best combination is having a dog AND a cat

For those of us blessed to have both animals in our home, how long did it take your cat and dog to get along? When we first got the dog all she really did was hiss and slap him. About a month in and she mostly tolerates him, she even comes up to sniff him occasionally. My sister had her dog over to watch them while i was at work and apparently the cat choose to play with them. I havent seen anything since though.

Id also appreciate cute/hard pics of dogs cats chilling together. I think this cat vs dog war is stupid.
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>>4807220
Nah im ballin on ya ass little ass boy
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>>4807070
holy shit that is one disgusting looking dog
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>>4806768
Why are r/petfree idiots all over /an/? There is literally nothing wrong with that dog besides a groomer appointment being due
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>>4807070
What's all over its mouth? Ticks?
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>>4807238
Dont talk about your dad like that he put you on this earth he’ll take you right back out


>>4807241
Idek its just a damn labradoodle its just another dog

>>4807245
No its those annoying ass sticky plant things. Im almost convinced its just one faggot on here asking stupid questions and i bet any amount of money that you dont even have a dog because wtf

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can we have a wolf thread...pls
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>>4807290
Love this guy
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>>4807305
He's very beautiful
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I love wolves but damn, I keep forgetting these guys are bigger than dogs!
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>>4807331
that makes them better for big rubs,hugs & cuddels

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I had a glue trap in my yard that I put up to catch mice but I caught a little bird instead. I freed it with oil, but he's now ran off somewhere I can't get him. He's a bit soaked and I don't know about the glue residue.
How much did I fuck up? I should've just smashed his head and put an end to his suffering
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Honestly you should have just kept the bird there to act as natural bait
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>>4806952
Maybe next time before putting out such a hazardous trap, remember that you are playing G*d with those things.
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>>4806990
>remember that you are playing G*d with those things.
Based
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>>4806952
Why the fuck are you trying to trap mice outside? Moreover why the fuck are you using a glue trap to do it?

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Any fellow strawberry "farmers" on the board? im myself planing on getting about 200-300 Polka plants around next week. also post favorite fert.
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>>4806487
i just put the plants in the dirt more or less, they can be harder to get going in warmer climates, but aslong as conditions are right might get a bit less fruit but better than nothing.
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>>4806487
the important thing to do is to but some typ of dark plastic in order to choke out weeds around the plants also do NOT! fertilize to much pre flowering as your plants wont bear fruit if you over fertelize.
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>>4806213
just ate some wild strawberries near the road yesterday. They have an even more intense taste than normal strawberries.
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>>4806476
its tomatoe shaped but it grows in this paper like peel
it tastes a bit bitter but very exotic
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>>4806213
They just grow in my yard like weeds, I don't have to do anything lol

>go outside
>see lizard running around
>day improved
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>>4807192
horny toads are the ones that eat almost exclusively ants and you can't even legally touch those. I don't think they directly compete for territory.
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>>4807211
Meant fence lizard sorry - that's an eastern fence lizard I think. They don't exclusively eat ants like horny toads (which live in desert Australia vs temperate eastern USA), but they do badly in captivity for largely unknown reasons, and my personal theory from having grown up watching them in upstate South Carolina is that their diet requires more variety in small inverts than is easily replicable in captivity. Then people take them, feed them two or three types of bugs, they wither and die.

I don't have any scientific basis for this except, as mentioned, they really take all (tiny) comers in the wild.
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>>4807278
I see Europeans and japs on Facebook keep the Mexican fence lizard species in outdoor enclosures that look like bird cages. It might just be that they're diurnal and need lots of room to run around rather than most pet herps that are nocturnal and sit in the same place all day (ie geckos and skinks).
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>>4807278
Australia has thorny devils, not horny toads. Horny toads are from the US
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>>4807293
Shit you're totally right, still different habitats but not far off.

>>4807286
Could be, just weird since the other common diurnal lizards from the same environment (green anoles, five line skinks) do good-to-great in captivity and live fine on standard feeder choices.

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Were dragons real? And if so, why can't we find them? Hollow bones?
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>>4807050
>yes
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why are dragons so sexy
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>>4807066
what is a snail if not a dragon rolled on itself
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>>4807047
What did he mean by this?
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>>4806978
>as I explained in my previous post, the European dragon is the result of merging the greco-roman dragon with the judeo-christian biblical Beast.
the original european dragon was a huge snake, and that is what the word dragon means
for instance
>but we can identify some similar traits, specifically about dragond being snake-like reptilian creatures connected to forces of nature, with religious and spiritual significance
That’s the point, we call anything vaguely reptilian a dragon regardless of its roots or characterisation.

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Open air prison edition.

Discuss anything aquarium related here, including tanks, bowls, inhabitants, bettas, logs, decor, plants, and issues. Before asking questions in this thread, make sure you give us at least some details when asking a question, such as:

>Tank size (include dimensions, not just volume)
>Unusual Parameters (nitrate, pH, GH, KH)
>Any inhabitants + how long you've had them
>Age of the tank
>Pictures are always helpful

Tank Cycling:
>www.modestfish.com/how-to-cycle-your-aquarium/

Stocking and Water Change Calculator:
>www.aqadvisor.com/AqAdvisor.php

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>>4805963
Just work retail for a month or so and you'll experience levels of entitlement and retardation that you've never previously thought possible. It's honestly a job everyone should do once in their life, if only just to teach them to not be massive jackasses to random cashiers and the like.
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>>4806128
Goldies will eat anything
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>>4806128
its why imo every fishroom should have some goldfish. i love turning every pest/weed into a resource. really just like completely changes my relationship with things. Same deal with snails, get some loaches or small puffers and suddenly you no longer have a snail problem, you have free food.
duckweed is also great for feeding herbivorous/detrivore insects, i feed it to dubia roaches that i then feed to my lizards.
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>>4807276
Careful about adding floaters to high humidity terrariums. I have red root floaters flowering and growing in the section that gets direct misting 3 times a day, growing that way since I dumped a handful into the terrarium in March or February.

The isopods and springtails fucking murdered the duckweed tho, that stuff fully dessicates in about 5 minutes.
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>>4807281
i have never had any luck with red root floaters and even all of my frogbit died for some reason, I had it going good for several years and it just all died off. Now I only have duckweed

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Horse General

Drinking with the fellers edition

>>4804296 - thread that lay down for even a second
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>>4807064
Mmmmm
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>>4804578
I really want a miniature horse, they are so cute.
But, I only have a small/medium backgarden.
There is a huge park nearby though, that I could take the horse regularly to run in.
Am I crazy, or is this feasible?
I really want one, can afford one, and having a hard time convincing otherwise.
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>>4807164
You need to get a friend for the horse or they get sad forever. I mean tinkers kept horses and while people will say it's a bad idea, it's not impossible to keep two miniature horses healthy. It's a lot of work and money though.
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>>4807205
I was thinking that, darn, I probably don't have enough space and attention to get two, their happiness is more important after all... I'll have to put my dreams on a hold.
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>>4807261
Look into livery. You don't have to keep them at home. Depends where you live.


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