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Remember when we all voted for Watson for a newspaper's pet of the year?

Well, he won. And they did a feature on him. http://www.omaha.com/living/pet-of-the-year-after-tragedy-watson-the-dog-helps/article_26ca8fb4-e9de-11e7-b993-d717ee839a1f.html
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>>2565082
yes
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>>2565082
>> Is this the birth of an epic new meme?
Hell yeah!!!!
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>>2573324
>19:42:07
I would actually want to go over to the Kanto region where some of the Pokemon Character's originated from there.
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>>2564911
I hope that's we get a snow day for tomorrow yeah!
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>>2577110
>> "Hope"

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what do we do about the Orangutan problem?
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Yes, the orangutan would have taken off her clothes and inserted his.micropenis in her, I'm sure that's not fiction.
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>>2576430
anons pls, they're indonesians, it's a perfect fit
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>>2576430
its real
https://books.google.com/books?id=fP0c4b3jbMYC&pg=PA137#v=onepage&q&f=false
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>>2576267
haha punch the moneky right in the ball ss :-DDDDD
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>>2576455
I think anon's pointing out that it's most likely a colorful anecdote added for effect. And he's right. Orangs are like 2 inches erect. The idea of everyone comforting the woman and holding her hand while this orangutan rapes her seems like a bestiality-flavored cuckold fantasy at best.

Some dove crashed into my window, was chilling on the balcony until it flew off criplled, scared by me. .. can someone tell me wtf these are?
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>>2577376
Jiji
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>>2577379
jiji: "A term for a person who does not give a 'spoiler alert', thereby ruining movies/shows for you. A lot of people give away spoilers online without writing *Spoiler alert* first. They should be criminally charged but for now we can atleast have a term for these assholes."

Nope, doesn't help

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Post your favorite plants!
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>>2575381
Ayone know what species ^ is?
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>similar leaves' characteristic to Goethe plant
>but a tree
>grape like fruits
>is actually from the same family as grapes
Best plant coming through
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>>2577315
is that some kind of melianthus?
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>>2576676
>I found no records of them being edible on english websites

You are not searching very well. Like I said before, I grow ground cherries and tomatillos: >>2575840

Here's some resources,

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Physalis#Cultivation_and_uses
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/five-ways-to-eat-ground-cherries-98470003/
http://www.gracelinks.org/blog/4402/real-food-right-now-and-how-to-cook-it-ground-cherries
http://allrecipes.com/recipe/12671/ground-cherry-pie-ii/
http://www.healthstartsinthekitchen.com/recipe/ground-cherry-salsa/
https://www.goodfoodstories.com/gooseberry-ground-cherry-compote/

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>>2577319
Nope. Cyphostemma

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Opinion on PETA?
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>>2572311
Yeah they did that in the UK as as splinter group, ends up releasing Minks into the UK that are now an invasive species ruining our already fucked biodiversity.
I have a lot of respect for environmental and animals rights activist groups but they should have no authority whatsoever or act as vigilantes, they know too little to not be a major hazard.
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Opinion on PETA? They're members taste delicious and make for great coats & rugs.
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>age 12
>friend shows me peta propaganda
>turned veg
>join peta street-team online
>hundreds of stickers arrive in mail
>cover everything in them
>less peta, more ELF/ALF-type propaganda
>was vegan at 16-26

Yeah, PETA is a lame organization that does more harm than good and their propaganda is a total joke. but it did help me when I was impressionable to begin thinking about the importance of my diet, and ultimately led me to a healthier lifestyle.
I still don't consume factory farmed meat here in the US. Even though I respect the fact that we industrialized this industry in order for the US to have an abundance of food after WWII, I just don't like the idea of cheaply fed/produced animals. Sure, I would consume meat from hunted game, if I knew someone whose hobby it was, but I don't.
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>>2576809
Sheep are sheared roughly 10-20 times in their lives. Lamb skin is made by proteins in the DNA being 'decoded' and telling certain cells to become skin cells. Lambskin as in for lambskin coat or gloves, is harvested like any other animal hide, and can only be harvested once from a lamb.
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>>2567554
>Other like "you should only adopt pets from animal shelters" are borderline silly.
To be fair, breeding animals end up causing a bad place for said animal if they never get bought. You should totally adopt pets from shelters and give them another life, they can't be allowed to run around free in neighborhoods and shit unattended and letting them rot in a shelter because their original owner abandoned them is lame. Most of the animals are rad, but people are dicks and just leave them to their own because "fuck it, I'm too lazy to care for them. Not my problem."

I've seen cases where people just fucking move and just leave their animals in the home without another word. It's totally fucked up. I would advocate shelter adoption over buying an animal.

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Post dinosaurs or other prehistoric animals that turned out to be not anything like we expected from the fossils. Here is Deinocheirus, apparently. I remember reading about the giant hands long ago and wondering what it might look like. Now, we have a good idea, and it's nothing like most pictured.
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>>2575856
Thank you, I had a dinosaur book with a pic of these giant hands with a girl standing under them a long time ago. It said we just had the hands and had no idea what the animal looked like. When bears it discovered that it looked like a weird hadrosaur?
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>>2576178
The fact that they COULD pronate their wrists does not mean they ALWAYS held them that way. Ever seen a maniraptoran fossil? Do you walk around with pronated wrists?
>you're a flaming faggot so you most likely do. You limp-wristed fairy.
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>>2577236
Also, pronation was quite limited in theropods, esp. maniraptorans.
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>>2577236
Shit, pronate their HANDS, not wrists. You can't pronate your wrists.
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Du you guys REALLY think an animal this closely related to modern birds would have the hand posture of an autistic kid trying to do the TRex? I mean like do you guys HONESTLY believe this? If so, get off this board you JP-fanfaggots

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cheetah thread, post best animal (cheetah)

bonus points for king cheetah
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>>2574041
Do the male lions argue about whether or not it would be gay to fuck one?
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>>2561040
>>2561090
Spots are just a deviation of stripes and cheetah's ancestors would have had a more blotchy pattern like that(as well as tigers would have).

The pattern isn't necessarily bad but inbreeding depression is, especially when cheetahs have been suffering from it for awhile. They would have only banned king cheetahs due because they knew the likelihood of people breeding them would further limit the captive gene pool. AKA white tigers 2.0. The more demand for king cheetahs would put pressure on people to creature more in not a 'safe' way since this is a recessive gene and the fastest and easiest way to recreate it would be inbreeding.

Unlike captive tigers, cheetahs haven't been purposely fucked as long to the point where more than half of the captive tigers in the world will not and can't contribute to any wild populations. Cheetahs on their own have bottlenecked thousands of years ago and have been suffering from it before we liked king cheetahs. Really the only thing we can do is carefully selectively breed them and possibly introduce them into new environments away from extremely predator-heavy pressured ones.
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>>2570805
>soyboy cheetahs

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>>2576560

Ohhh boy have I got some exciting news for YOU:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Echinococcosis
Welcome to Toxoworld, dogfag
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>>2577349
>tapeworms are a thing
what is your point with this in every thread?
you keep pushing this meme, but it's not going to work because tapeworms don't make you want to eat dog ass
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>>2577352
>Butthurt dogfag immediately responds
Yeah, sounds like someone who doesn't eat dog ass alright
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>>2577356
i'm just pointing out that tapeworms aren't news
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>>2577359
Neither is toxo or getting knotted

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What does /an/ think of dillie the deer?
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>>2567227
That dolphin had an erection. Holy fucking shit they're perverted.
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>>2575633
Dolphins have a penis made out of rubbery connective tissue, like a tendon. It’s always stiff. There’s a loop in it like a spring and a bit of retractor muscle and the whole thing just straightens out when the muscle relaxes. Most animal penises work this way. Humans, dogs and horses who all have inflatable penises are an exception to the rule.
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>>2567804
venison is delicious though
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>>2569484
Braaaaaaap
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>>2575984
I learned something today

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anyone here know any fun animal video games I could try or just share any good /an/ related video games some might say this should go on /v/ but I really think I'll get the best answers here
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>>2577206
Tokyo Jungle
Saurian
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>>2577216
Also deadly creatures, i guess.
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>>2577173
are shit.
Call of the wild and the hunter classic is where it's at.

And fishing planet for fishing.
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Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis
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>>2577171
Shelter series, but mostly depressing

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Images like this thread
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>>2570071
The glacier always wins, anon.
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>>2575950
reminds me of that one Poppy O'Possum panel
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>>2561182
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>>2561038
you don't want to curl up with a good book with a cat in your lap?
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>>2574147
>I should've fucking taken the bus

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>>2577312
just because they've been forced for ages doesn't justify them being used in common parlance

also i've been on 4chan since '08 little fella
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>>2577313
>also i've been on 4chan since '08 little fella
Then you should recognize these words, and have no problem ignoring them like anybody else.
Unless of course you have issues that would interfere with a normal, well adjusted, thought process.little fella.
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>>2577317
I'm not one for acquiescence pal
When you grow up you'll feel the same way
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>>2577324
>when I grow up I'll whine incessantly about what other people do
Sounds about right.
It's time for price is right anyway, thanks for the sage like wisdom gramps.
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>>2577337
Anytime little guy

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Reaction inages
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catposter a shit
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Can someone post the scary black cat hitting the bird? I've seen it so many times but can't find it.

why are the biggest boys always the goodest of good boys?
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>>2575152
>stop telling the truth in "generalizations"! i met a really mean st. bernard once therefore there is no observable trend at all!
god you people
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>>2575129
but livestock guardian are nearly universally friendly to people while being aggressive toward wolves and other dogs, being gentle and being wolf aggressive aren't necessarily mutually exclusive
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>>2573891
I suppose that's a plausible theory
We could never allow large dogs to have an agressive temprament but since small dogs can't hurt us it was never a big deal.
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> dies at age 5
based
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>>2573990
that spike ass collar is great protection

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any one deal with this? my dog just woke up with his third flare up and i can't stop crying because his first one was over a year ago but the second one was only in december so it's obviously gotten a lot worse
he's too old for surgery
>inb4 vet
i'm going in today, gonna get a full workup done, including xrays but just wondering how others have manged this without surgery and/or what kind of questions i need to ask the vet



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