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>human is eating some pork chops
>throws the bones into the basket that nothing comes back from
>doesn't even gnaw on them to get marrow out
>doesn't even clean them off of all meat and cartilage

So wasteful.
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>tfw you are the only dog in the world who likes the vet

You faggots are scared of nothing. My vet office has a bird for me to look at and they give me treats and peanut butter and belly rubs and tell me I am handsome and good. Sometimes I get a poke but then I get more treats. They buy the giant milkbones that my human NEVER buys. I hear you faggots crying in the back or when you come in and sometimes I think I'm the only good boy they ever get to see.
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>>2487286
were you on /b/ in 2007? pic related
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>>2487767

Fu**ing paw licker!
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>>2487767
You look fucking handsome.
No homo
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>>2487829
What have I done with my life.
But yes.
Not sure that picture is from 2007, though. The details say 2011, but it might've been because I copied a lot of stuff from an older computer like twice or thrice already. I had definitely already started browsing 4chins in 2007, but desu, I don't remember much old shit. I just forget all the fanny memes as new ones come up. What the fuck did I even use before "desu" was a fad here?! I completely forgot.

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Found these things under a tree, they are mostly a pale pink color. I'm in NJ if that helps. I took a picture of the leaves too.
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Here's a bunch of leaves from the tree, the only other plants around the tree is ivy. There's these hollow nut things around the tree which might be where these seeds came from.
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>>2487793
I'm retarded, that's obviously black walnut. I knew it wasn't ash but I wasn't thinking about Juglans.

These obviously didn't come from the walnut. I see red oak and some large unidentified leaf in the top right.
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>>2487799
The large unidentified leaf should be sycamore, but I don't think these came from that. Same with the red oak.
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>>2487803
No, I was just trying to get an idea of the surrounding vegetation. Is this a lawn, at the edge of a forest, or what?

The seeds definitely come from an understory plant. I don't know of any NE tree species with these seeds...
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>>2487808
Its just my backyard where the seeds are. Its possible it could be coming from the neighbors backyard, as the only other plant around the tree is ivy.

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doodoo
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>>2487580
yeah that's why they've had miscarriages and other birth defects.

not all orcas or even dolphins, because dolphins do this you sadly misguided fool. It's a very extreme way of hunting because it can lead to death. Like I said their organs are crushed every time they do this, don't believe me? Go look at beached whales and the autopsies from them. It's what happens to a cetacean when it's stranded, even if it's doing it for hunting or a retarded human show for profit.

And stop telling people to kill yourself you soulless small dicked virgin. Just because you hate your life doesn't mean I do.
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>>2487552
>all humans are part of one unified race
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>>2487590
Orcas aren't whales. That's like saying look what happens to this chimp vs look what happens to this gorilla
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>>2487651
It's not about the species, it's the fact it's a 1-2 thousand pound animal that lives in water because of the ability for immense amounts of weight to float, being suddenly on land where laws of physics reverse. The pressure that was once supported is now taken away. It's obviously harmful. That's not what blue whales or any whales were designed for, to be on land. When they are, they're dying from the reverse pressure.
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Guys I just found a May Bug in September. How is this possible?
Michigan.
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>>2486981
>It looks like a babby
m8, a baby beetle is known as a grub

if it looks like a bettle it is fully adult
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>>2486984
So they don't do any growing after they hatch?
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>>2486997
Nope.

Insects either belong to the Hemimetabola or Holometabola.
The Holometabola have a pupal stage. Their larva look (and live) completely different from the adults (think maggot to fly, grub to beetle, caterpillar to butterfly). The animal that emerges from the pupa is an adult. No more growing, only sex.

The Hemimetabola have larva that look pretty much like the adults, but smaller and without wings (think roaches, true bugs, grasshoppers). They get fully developed wings on their adult molt, and after that, just like the others they don't grow anymore. Now there are some that don't have full wings even as adults, but generally if you see an insect and it has wings it's adult and won't grow.
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>>2487007
Ah ok. Cool. So is it their genes or the amount of food that they eat as a grub that determines their adult size?
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>>2487014
mostly food an environmental condtions, yeah

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i love cats :)

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Kot pictures please.
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polish?
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hm6Y6Hy5Uj8

rare footage

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Is neutering a form of genital mutilation?

http://restarea1mile.com/camelsandfriends/baby.html

Castration has its benefits, but it also have major drawbacks if done too early. The suppression of the hormones that cause the rutting behavior, also sadly effect growth. Camels that are castrated too early tend to have grotesque oversized humps and poor bone development. I waited until Baby was two years old to castrate him which was a wonderful decision for us and for his health. It wasn't easy though! Baby turned into a little monster for part of the year, but I don't regret at all.
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>get a kitten at 16, he's pretty chill and likes to cuddle
>didn't get my cat neutered for 3 years
>lil shit has a freak episode one day and attacks me
>wtfjusthappened
>literally had to get 4 staples put in my head
>come home from the ER, he's still aggressive
>on the verge of tears, trying to figure out why he's being such a dick out of nowhere
>"Man, I would put that cat down if I were you."
>he's been my brodie for 3 years though, so I gotta at least get him checked out before I consider it
>take him to the vet
>"Nothing's wrong, he just needs to be neutered real bad."
>get his dicke n balls cut off 2 days later
>no longer aggressive
>more cuddly than before
>he's a bro-tier cat now

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>GRRRROOOOOOOOOOOOO
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CRIKEY 'E STABBED ME IN ME 'ART.

OHM GONNA DOI NOW.
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Quality thread
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Ye
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on·o·mat·o·poe·ia

ˌänəˌmadəˈpēə,ˌänəˌmädəˈpēə/

noun

the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named (e.g.,cuckoo,sizzle).

the use of onomatopoeia for rhetorical effect

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No Rat thread? Rat thread!


Owned rats for almost 9 years now, and I currently own 3.
Any questions? Ask them! I've cared and raised rats for years so I should be able to help.

That being said, if you are having a serious medical issue with your rat, please seek help from a small animal specialist.
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>>2484011
she's adorable. No real advice. maybe move her food and water closer, if you can, so she doesn't have to walk around as much.
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>>2486860
>Humans have no gender or racial differences that I have observed
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The short lifespan and latelife diseases keep me from getting a rat. But I love everything about them, they seem like such an interactive and sensitive little buddy.
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>>2485134
Ebin Eecks Dee :D
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>rat

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Hey /an/, I'm coming to you with a bit of an issue. I don't think my puppy trusts me, and today it kind of hit a violent climax.

>taking puppy out for potty break before I go to gym
> she's finished going potty, so I go to pick take her off her leash to carry her up the stairs because muh hip displaysia prevention
>snarls when I go to pick her up, bites my hand very hard and it goes deeply into my finger
>react by putting her on her back and holding her scruff and keep her there and she lays there quietly for a little and closes her eyes sadly
>I feel horrific and quietly carry her to her play pen and go to the gym after cleaning/bandaging my wound
>she avoids me for a little when I get home from gym

I dun goofed, hard. She seems to be alright around me now and I've been very calm and quiet around her and she's currently on my bed with me chewing a toy and being fine. But I know that I've broken trust. How can I rebuild it to the point where she's okay with me picking her up and carrying her up the stairs, or taking her to her playpen when I need to do work or something? She's a 14 week old shepherd and had had issues with aggressively reacting every time I try to correct her ( like moving her away from trash or the cats litter box) or when I try to bring her into her pen for a little bit of quiet time. If she was fully grown, she could have taken my hand off. I don't want her to be fearful or mistrusting of me and I don't want her to hurt someone else.
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OP here, self bumping
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>>2487299

Dogs don't necessarily hold grudges or take things personally the same way people do. Basically, you chastised her for doing something wrong. Give it time, she's still a puppy. Trust will come back in time.
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Sounds fine to me.
As the other anon said, dogs don't hold grudges, certainly not young puppies. Assuming the timing of your correction was right then it will be fine. Just make sure to spend some quality bonding time between corrections so that you/people in general aren't a negative thing.

But your puppy is nearing 4 months old which is supposedly the cutoff point for good social skills. A puppy showing that level of aggression at such a young age is not going to end well. Honestly, I don't think I've ever heard of a puppy that wasn't born feral behaving that way. I'd advise you get in contact with a professional trainer. That dog needs serious socialisation with both people and other animals before she reaches sexual maturity. This is not a problem you can fix alone and will likely just get worse.
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>>2487694
>>2487682
Thanks guys. I've contacted a behaviorist to see what can be done about her aggression- because it's shocking to me as well. She only gets like this with me or my girlfriend (but mostly me) and it's only when we're physically moving her to her pen, or moving her away from something she considers very high value (like cat shit). Other than that she's just a rambunctious little energy ball.

As far as the timing of my reaction, it was pretty immediate and honestly I felt like it was too violent. I pretty much threw her to the ground and held her there with my face right up on hers. It was a complete asshole reactionary thing and I really feel terrible about it. I also have a bad feeling that my reaction to stuff like that only feeds her aggression.

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Apologies for the crummy picture, but does anyone know what type of grass this is? I live in the south of England if that helps at all.

All I really know is that it sets off my allergies the most. Holding this shit made me a teary mess.
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Eat it and get high haha weed bro lmao
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>>2487681
>potato.jpg

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Anyone here live in Louisiana? What birds can I own here? I'm thinking about buying one or a couple to have as pets for awhile. Need a new hobby unironically aside from shitposting and playing vidya.
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You can own any non-native bird. Meaning no bluejays, mockingbirds, chickadees, owls, etc. Maybe not quaker parrots, I don't know if they are illegal there.

If you want easy 'beginner' parrots I suggest cockatiels, parakeets, lovebirds or green cheek conure. They will happy chill out with you while you shitpost. I use the term beginner lightly because I don't believe you have to own any of those for 20+ years to get a larger parrot but I also can't stress enough how much work, commitment and frustration goes into larger parrots. They are for people who work at home or are retired and devote their life too.

If for whatever reason you hate parrots, then pigeons or doves can be pleasant to own. They are not playful like the others and are horrifically messy. Society finches are fun to watch.
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It's strange that there's several anons from here on /an/. I remember Snailcat.

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I have a 24in by 10in by 21in tank. Don't know how many gallons, but how many hermies u think could go into it?

Other questions:

. Where to buy good sand in North East, USA and salt water (other than the shore)?

. Is pete moss ok for the tank and if not what then?

. Can fiddler crabs and hermies coexist and if so how would I set that up?

Any other advice, etc. Thanks!
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>>2487758
my advice is to use the catalog and locate the invertebrate general thread and ask there instead of making a new thread and pushing something else off the board
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>>2487762
Sorry im new just wanted to easily get answers and not get lost in searching for replies. Sorry to whosever thread i killed... : (
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>>2487765
We all were no at some point. Here is the invert thread: >>2485980

Also this is a slow board, answers to posts can take hours or even days.

Woah
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>>2485877
sadly it's full of toxins but the bug it turns into is pretty cute
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>>2480671
i saw this a week ago and still need an explanation
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>>2480644
>Doge.zip
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>>2487760
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archaeidae

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPrXO5bPLZ0
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>>2487733
fly struck?

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I got him/her yesterday, it's about 3 1/2 weeks old and I can hardly tell the gender, she's so small. Or him
I need names pls
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>>2484078
Black mamba.
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>>2484078
vader
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>>2484078
Kittens aren't supposed to be adopted/sold until they are a minimum of 10-12 weeks old.
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>>2484078
Teemo
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BISCUIT

SWOLDIER



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