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What does /an/ think of humans? Any tips on taking care of one?
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>>4731446
>implying that wasn’t the intended purpose in the first place
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>>4730848
Sebum. It makes them oily as fuck.
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>>4731342
We love you :)
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>>4731342
it's just the norm for /an/ nowadays. they only ban you if you call them out on how shit of a job they are going
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>>4731726
or racism

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>someone is abusing an animal
>everybody freaking out
>"it's okay it's an invasive species"
>now people are encouraging him to do it more
Why the double standard? I see this everywhere on social media. Are normies secretly psychopaths?
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>>4730816
brownsissies…
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>>4730816
whatever makes you feel better animal abuser
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>>4730821
Invasive species should be dealt with quickly, efficiently and without causing unnecessary suffering. That does not mean one is prohibited from getting satisfaction from a job well done.
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>>4729796
I live in straya and people basically celebrate abusing cane toads with disinfectant sprays and golf clubs instead of just killing them quickly and humanely (no I don't consider a body hit from a golf club a quick death).
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Only people I know who reason like this are the monkey torture weirdos. Granted, I've heard people threaten such things against spiders and snakes, but most of those people are too scared to even get within 10 yards of one knowingly.

Killingan invasive species to protect the local wildlife and fauna is sometimes necessary, but the only benefit torturing them has is allowing creepy weirdos to get off to it.

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Are Cats dumber than Dogs?

I remember seeing some chart about it posted here. And Cats seemed to be dumber than Dogs, but at the same time Bears were more intelligent than both.
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cats and chickens are incredibly dumb. dogs are incredibly smart. pigs and most mammalian livestock are somewhere in the middle of the dog range, above golden retrievers and below german shepherds, which are on par with many parrots but below some and your average corvid.
>bears were more intelligent
lol must have been an ai generated chart
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>>4731522
Some are. Some aren’t. Dog intelligence ranges pretty widely.
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We have already have thread like this still up OP >>4730853

They are obviously more retarded. Next thread.
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>are cats x than dogs
>are dogs x than cats
>catfags
>dogfags
>toxo
>dogbrained
>you just know
>would
>wgfd
i hate it here
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>>4731522
Dogs are just smart enough to come across like retarded humans so they appear dumber than cats

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It's his birthday :)
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>>4731780
>>4731881
These are immoral thoughts.
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>>4729937
Wishing the coolest shrimp the coolest birthday
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>>4730473
On the bright side, you instead now have the "ALL-TOOTH" to fill in that 2m Cambrian predator shaped hole in your heart.
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>>4729937
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>>4730102
>tfw the early Cambrian was more than 30 years ago

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I'm going to post a platypus every day until all of /an/ wants a puggle to snuggle. Old thread hit image limit
>>4582901
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>>4729225
Love the lack of supervision, but 20 years of swings and mids takes a toll on the sleep schedule. Also for some reason my PC keeps registering an hour forward. I've been meaning to look into it.

This your daily reminder to want a platypus.
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>>4729765
>Love the lack of supervision
Me too, me too…
>but 20 years of swings and mids takes a toll on the sleep schedule.
I can imagine, that was only my third time doing it but I still only got about 5 hours to sleep before it’s back to work (I just got off). Plus I woke up my with head pounding. Can’t imagine doing it consistently

Nice platy :)
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Gosh darn it not again.

This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
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not today sleep schedule

This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.
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>>4731160
I really need to get my act together

This is your daily reminder to want a platypus.

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Ayayayayayayaya!
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>>4725840
Discord raid.
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>>>/jp/
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aminals
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>>4730475
my wives :)
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> start discussing games
> 404
Really makes me think...

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looking for opinions on where to place a coop and run for 5 hens. Total area of this yard is about 5,500 square feet. On one hand I don't want to put it smack dab in the middle of the yard, on the other I don't want to put it up against a neighbor's fenceline or in a place where access might be annoying. I'm also considering doing a bee hive so idk if that will be a space issue. I'd rather have hens than bees in any event though.

I'm not sure exactly how large a run should be beyond the internet rules of thumb, my guess is allowing them a lot of free range time would be risky though because we have several bald eagles and lots of hawks in the area. Have the typical nocturnal threats, rats/coons/possums as well as coyotes but i've never seen one in the yard and the fence should be good enough to keep them out.

Just wondering if anyone here who's kept on a smaller lot in suburbia might have tips. My plan is to build both some new raised beds and a coop/run this spring/summer then get chimkens next year.
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>>4730951
make a tractor and move it
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https://www.etsy.com/listing/399016131/amazing-chicken-ball-made-to-order?click_key=6950bab45fcdbc7eaac0ecfd0abbde1293cb841f%3A399016131&click_sum=f007cd25&ref=related-1&frs=1&sts=1

>looking up chicken balls for the funny webm of the chickens in chicken wire spheres
>find this
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Growing and strong, not a single death up to know and they're feathering out WAY faster than my first batch.
They don't seem to sit under the mat anymore, they just go ontop of it.
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>>4731316
Man-made horrors beyond your wildest dreams

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Post cow. Especially happy and cute cows.
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>>4730162
I am surrounded by cows. :D I beckoned a whole herd by hitting this metal gate with a hammer. They're such curious animals.
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>>4730206
>hitting this metal gate with a hammer
now you're obligated to make some moosic for them
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>>4730221
I like to think she enjoys when I sing to her. I've seen cows enjoying music, so maybe I will try playing some relaxing guitar music for them.
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She came out in the rain to greet us today, and followed our car when we left. She is such a sweetie.
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>>4731089
tuna is a lovely soul

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is it good to feed my cat raw chicken instead of dry cat food
I noticed the purina naturals that I feed them is over a buck a pound while leg quarters are .80 cents a pounds.
I do have an old school meat grinder and I have the time to grind it
it's not really the money that makes me ask this. I know when I debone some chicken and throw some scraps their way, they seem to love it.

what about the bones grind it or save it for my stock
if it is okay to switch, can I make it exclusive or should I still keep some purina naturals in their diet

>Please wait a while before making a thread
what the fuck is this about. I've never seen this shit....I'll post it in 300 seconds it seems MAYBE
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With a pic like thay I am surprised it is not a fungus thread...
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>raw
No.
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>>4731330
all commercial pet food is awful poison and the mainstream vet industry is pure evil.
to transition your cat to raw people meat, first cook it up for your kitty and see if they'll eat it that way first. Always get the best quality organic meats from a health food store. Once kitty is regularly eating cooked meat, begin slowly adding some raw to their daily dinners until you've got 100% raw. There's a lot online resources to help with any questions that come up.

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When I was a kid my grandmother lived in a farm and we were very close, I remember to see this little birds, I domesticate one case was normal in the farm. So they are my favorite!
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Mine is the box turtle. I think they're really pretty, their shell completely closing is really cool too. They don't make any noise or bother anyone, they just mind their own business and try to stay away from humans, but nobody who finds one is ever upset about it. Their metabolic efficiency and exceptionally long life are pretty fascinating as well. And they're local to my area!
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>>4730524
why, my peenus weanus of course :)

hahah! :D

it's my weeeeeenus peanus! :) hahah

ITT: what's my favorite animal? - my answer is, of course, my peanus weenus :D

hahaha!
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>>4730524
berd
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>>4731754
There's no known animal species denoted as the "penis weanus" as you put it. Quit being so immature.
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>>4730524
Why are parrots just such a perfect little package of goodness?
Look at his form, he's just totally perfect from the curve beak, to the soft roundness of his wings and that wonderful underfluff.

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>Wants in room at 3:30 in the morning
>Jumps on bed and and purrs and headbutts me for 5 minutes
> Then chews on phone charger cord, knocks mouse off my bed, lays down on keyboard
>Gets down and wants out

WTF is his problem
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>>4729592
based boomers
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Why not make your room catproof? I just got some wire covering and before bed I make sure they can't knock some stuff off the table (takes 5 seconds in my situation so I'm lucky) and leave my door cracked so they can come in and out as they please. I understand if you can't do that though but I love having them jump up in the bed every so often to say hi and cuddle next to me before I doze off back to sleep.
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>>4729575
>>4729592
LONDON
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>>4728981
>Wants in room at 3:30 in the morning
>Jumps on bed
>purrs and headbutts me for 5 minutes
>Then chews on phone charger cord
>knocks mouse off my bed
>lays down on keyboard
>Gets down and wants out
Whelp, my work here is done. Off to find more mayhem & havoc to wreak ...
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>>4728981
>WTF is his problem
idk, just euthanize him. it will be best for everyone

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>One of the most popular animals on earth
>one of the most habile and instinctive hunters
>virtually no videos of them hunting

Why
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>>4731577
>comparing one African wild cat per couple square km vs a hundred to a thousand domestic cats in a similarly sized area
You’re retarded
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>>4731416
Hurrr durr humans aren't "supposed" to exist outside of Africa
What the fuck are you talking about bro? Nature moves around
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>>4731264
>virtually no videos of them hunting
there's a few around

> anything that kills & eats seagulls is OKay by me
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>>4731783
Based ‘gull hater
Actual sky rats
He deserves his meal
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>>4731264
The second most universal human trait after lying is avoiding uncomfortable information. They don't want to see it because it means they might have to do something or change the way they treat their pets.

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How did this thread derail into 4chan idpol so easily? /an/ you goons. Also I'm a Hispanic center-left Jew with a black stepdad and Puerto Rican grandpa who helped raise me. I've been here for 19 years and it hasn't radicalized me, because if I'm interested I'll look into it, and it's usually wrong or taken out of context in some way, or dated, or not even peer-reviewed. You can complain about the politics that get pushed here but you should do it on the proper board. This board is for animals, and plantbros/sisters get a pass because honestly a good garden with good pets is a pretty nice little life. Go to /pol/ for this. That's where you can try to make change anyway. Be productive. Go give good arguments. Even if you get a lot of shout learn what you can and shout back your good info to them. Sometimes you get your ass kicked and it's a time well-spent either being proven wrong or having to dive deep into proving a bullshit claim wrong. Go there.
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>>4731735
>STILL talking about trannies
he can't help himself!

>>4731751
>How did this thread derail into 4chan idpol so easily?
because white incels were getting upset by telling them that you, as well as the 3rd world, also fuck animals
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>>4727941
>shots fired
this thread will never be the same
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>>4729369
>>4729419
A Hobbit, actually. An ugly Hobbit, but with the nice tiddies.
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>>4731760
you’ve already had your asshole blown out about this several times over now please don’t start again you weird faggot

post order chiroptera
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>>4729422
Technically one is regurgitating blood that it got from a hunt and feeding the other. They're also probably both girls and likely related or are friends.
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>>4689170
these would not make good pets. I'd be too afraid of accidentally killing them.
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>>4722713
>flying squirrel evolution gone wrong
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>>4730744
>Lesbians
That's pretty damn hot
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>>4731759
don’t start

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Look at this cat
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>>4729281
>>4729374
>>4730381
flox
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>>4730420
Who's dis bich
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>>4729281
Why so asian?
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>>4731615
Dichen Lachman


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