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  1. Zookeeper Gabe Animal Feces Engineer

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  2. ocean size Red Belt

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    lets talk alpacas.

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  3. Blitz55 WILLOW

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    WHOOO!


    Reposting my question from last


    Whats the score as far as Cheetah's mauling a grown man? Happen much at all if any?

    Ill see what I can do about a good header for your new thread. :)
     
  4. Yardener Orange Belt

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    Saw this via metafilter. Nature photographer of the U.S. Great Plains.
    Has a nice short video and a National Wildlife 50th anniversary slideshow at the bottom.

    drive through country, indeed...
    http://michaelforsberg.net/pages/news
     
  5. Yardener Orange Belt

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    Awesome animals! But, that video is kinda creeping me out...
     
  6. Zookeeper Gabe Animal Feces Engineer

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    Eh I wasn't that big of a twilight fan

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  7. ValeTudo95 it's only smellz

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    Hi Gabe, I'm a big fan. Can I shove a hedgehog up my ass, and what would happen when I tried to get it out?
     
  8. faustian I'M NOT A MONSTER Platinum Member

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  9. Zookeeper Gabe Animal Feces Engineer

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    They could be capable of doing some damage but as far as cats go i would want to tangle with them before any other.
    http://m.now.msn.com/cheetah-mauls-woman-while-hubby-stands-by-taking-photos
     
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    Animal abuse, you should try with an African Crested Porcupine.
     
  11. Jon Stark King in the North Platinum Member

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    Any rare footage of extinct animals from back in the day? Like dodo birds?
     
  12. Blitz55 WILLOW

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    I remember reading about that actually :p

    Yeah, I never thought of them as the tough cat. Saw some pictures of what even just a bob cat did to some guy and I may want to tangle with a Cheetah before a Bob Cat.

    Though the Bob Cat was Rabid they believe as they usually try to stay away from people and this one went after them.
     
  13. Yardener Orange Belt

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    The Thylacine (Tasmanian Tiger) - extinct 1936

     
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    Some cool articles from last thread but wanted to bring them over.

    This graphic represents cattle loss in 2011 I believe, wolves account for .2% of all losses yet one of the main reasons people want to hunt them is they are eating all the cows.
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    This article talks about the origins of venom, it's not perfect as it includes a newt which is poisonous as opposed to venomous but still has good stuff.
    http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2013/01/09/on-the-origin-of-venom/
     
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    Holy shit this cat is cool.

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    Beautiful.
     
  18. Zookeeper Gabe Animal Feces Engineer

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    Live melanistic jags. A very intimidating cat.
     
  19. Sohei Its just a flu bro!

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    Those are my favorite animals. Too bad they are endangered. I remember reading in some region of Brazil the melanistic jaguars grow as big as lions. I think I also read they have the most powerful bite of all the cats?
     
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    Hey Gabe,
    I read that Hyenas are more closely related to felines than canines. Can you expand on that a little, if true?
     

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