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I have two personalities

Nicest person you will ever meet And...
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TWISTED
FUCKING
PSYCHOPATH
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>>2575466
BASED
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>>2575466
It's like a furry hot dog with eyes
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>>2575466
I want to grab that long ol snout
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>>2575462
borzoi look like a wolf trying to poorly disguise themselves in a sheep's skin

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Post ducc
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Handsome ducc
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>>2575679
REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
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>>2575680
Lol ducks are gay fegut
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2018 is the year of the dog
Happy dog year

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Hello, I´m a student who is trying to wrap my brain around Ocean Acidification. I understand how and why, but we don't really learn about the consequences that follow. I am very interested in this subject and would love to hear somebody's opinions on this.
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>>2575209
sure, CO2 was a thing before humans existed.

most natural CO2 output comes from geological processes, particularly the erosion of carbonate rocks. Volcanos produce CO2 as well, but not nearly as much as erosion of limestone.

biological processes of respiration also make CO2, but photosynthesis usually counteracts that so the net effect is a loss of CO2 rather than a gain.

overall the natural sources of CO2 aren't significant though, and have resulted in decreasing CO2 over time rather than increasing it. So the current trend of acidification of oceans is entirely manmade in the sense that natural sources of CO2 still exist, but aren't capable of causing acidification by themselves.
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the great barrier reef is already terminal because of ocean acidification.
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>>2575613
"The Great Barrier Reef it ain't so great anymore/it has been raped beyond belief, the dredgers treat it like a whore."

Humankind has a bleak future ahead.
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>>2575174
This thread looks like it should be on >>>/sci/.
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>>2575624
Why? Isn't it related to nature? Why not post in /an/?

How come some birds are super smart and can talk while their brains are size of peck?
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>>2574788
>birds are dumb, you are just comparing their intelligence with yours
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>>2574796
exactly
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>>2573510
they worship giant human cock monuments because they love human cock THAT much.
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>>2574878
b-based
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>>2573599
So they're basically feathered autists.

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>Bro humanity is so bad
>All we do is destroy ecosystems bro
>Animals don't do that
>N-No don't look at the cats committing genocide
>STOP LOOKING AT THE BIRDS NAPALMING FORESTS
>IT'S NOT THE SAME
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>>2571983
>destroying ecosystems
you what mate? Loads of things thrive after fires. Look up fireweed.
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>>2575233
A better picture.
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>>2571983
Mate, bushfires are part of the ecosystem here. They're supposed to burn over everything to clear all the shit out for the next season. We have to have own control fires because humans fall under the "shit" category.

But yes, we should hunt down every last fucking cat and skin them alive.
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>>2571983
>thinking a little fire is going to make a difference in the Hellzone that is Australia
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>>2575551
lol the story there is some dickhead discovered a methane seep, which occur naturally, and decided that it must be evil gas mining. He lit it on fire to show how bad it was (I dunno why that would add anything by PIZZAZZ though) and then it made the news. The mining companies responded with "That's a natural seep. There's literally no mining anywhere near that area." and it quietly disappeared in an awkward silence.

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Has anyone ever eaten a roast seagull? I'm curious as there is a high population but I've never seen them as a menu item in coastal areas. Is there a reason?
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>>2573749
They're protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act in the US and most other western nations.

We could authorize the hunting of them with licenses, but it's still generally illegal to serve wild game in most restaurants in the US. Game you see on the menu is generally farmed. Nobody farms gulls presumably for the same reasons we don't farm crows and other flying birds- they taste nasty and have very little meat.

Shore birds in particular probably taste really fishy. I know wild ducks usually do, they're not great eating.
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>>2573749
chicken of the seaside
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>>2574146
but the trash would end up mostly in it's liver and bowel system so the meat would probably be safe to eat right?
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>>2575016
Depends on the potential toxins it's been consuming, but in any case the meat isn't going to be particularly nutritious or taste good.
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Laridae (seagulls) taste like shit. Scolopacidae (snipes and woodcocks) usually taste good.

What I don't understand is why people keep eating game pigeons. They also taste like shit and eat garbage, even on the countryside. The only meat I've disliked.

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What the fuck is this thing I just killed in my house?
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>>2574734
Some sort of earwig?
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>>2574734
An earwig, you uncultured swine
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>>2574845
Kek
>>2574824
Some kind of shield bug maybe?
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>>2575536
>>2575540
I thought this initially but check the other pic. It was definitely a mole cricket.
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>>2575544
Ah, apologies. After checking the other pic definitely mole cricket

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>>2573504
>If chimps and gorillas are so strong and invincible in a fight

they aren't it's just a meme

bloodlusted human would destroy a chimp.
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>>2573501
back to /pol/ retard

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chicken is laying soft eggs. it gets shell grit, and everything else seems perfectly fine. what do?
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>>2575440
is it under stress?
PH of its water?
termerature too cold?
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>>2575442
it doesn't seem stressed at all. from what i can tell its really relaxed.

it drinks just tap water/rain water. and the temperature isn't cold at all.
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>>2575440
It's regressing to the ways of its reptilian ancestors.
Give it a stern talking to and remind it that no matter how much it wants to be crocodile, it's physically impossible. Alternatively, embrace it's new lifestyle choice and give it a body of water for it to ambush prey from.
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How old is she? How long as she been laying and has she always laid soft eggs or is this new for her?
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>>2575501
shes old, not sure exactly how old. laying soft eggs is a recent thing and i've got no idea why.

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Kingdom: Animalia
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>>2573998
Neither have I
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>>2575265
For fun.
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>>2575265
Don't bully the humble sea pig. It is a pink squishy and a god that doesn't create pink squishies is not a god worth worshiping.
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>>2575265
Funsies.
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>>2575265
God® works in mysterious ways.™

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/an/ approved Youtubes
https://www.youtube.com/user/eldad75
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You've got this channel if you like vet based videos

https://www.youtube.com/user/LetsAdopt

It's a lot more gory than Vet Ranch since it's in a poor country and most animals were intentionally abused. And also the animals in the videos don't always survive so it's more real.

There's also Animal Aid Unlimited, India which is kind of similar. Though I've heard a lot of people say the organisation is a scam and the rescuers are the ones abusing animals in order to make shocking videos. Probably not true but some of the situations are questionable.
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Probably neither are /an/ approved but i enjoy Animal Wonders Montana and Snake Discovery.
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>>2573121
cole and marmelade
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>Gone To The Snow Dogs
>Catmantoo
>Brave Wilderness
>Vet Ranch
>Big Cat Rescue

Those are the only ones I watch
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are there any bird youtubers that aren't camwhores?

send cats please
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>>2573707
i hate cats
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Ok
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>>2575206
>outdoor cat
nigger tier owner

Here's one of my slime snakes
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>>2575082
B. coerulan is also cool
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chitons are a bit underappreciated
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>>2572776
This is my favorite mollusk
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>>2575105
They are some of the most basal mollusks.
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>>2575324
o c e a n m a n

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Why do dogs love to kill humans?
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>>2575327
Nice strawman. Let us rage mindlessly about pits in peace.
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I wonder if people who live in shitholes buy these dogs to kill unwanted children and it be an accident
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>>2575357
It's not a strawman. Any dog can ~snap~ and kill someone. Dogs are shit.
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>>2575388
>not realizing the joke
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>>2575327
>no witnesses



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