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Paisajismo - 2020-03-30
Jellyfish and sea jellies are the informal common names given to the medusa-phase of certain gelatinous members of the subphylum Medusozoa, a major part of the phylum Cnidaria. Jellyfish are mainly free-swimming marine animals with umbrella-shaped bells and trailing tentacles, although a few are not mobile, being anchored to the seabed by stalks. The bell can pulsate to provide propulsion and highly efficient locomotion. The tentacles are armed with stinging cells and may be used to capture prey and defend against predators. Jellyfish have a complex life cycle; the medusa is normally the sexual phase, the planula larva can disperse widely and is followed by a sedentary polyp phase. Jellyfish are eaten by humans in certain cultures, being considered a delicacy in some Asian countries, where species in the Rhizostomae order are pressed and salted to remove excess water. They are also used in research, where the green fluorescent protein, used by some species to cause bioluminescence, has been adapted as a fluorescent marker for genes inserted into other cells or organisms. The stinging cells used by jellyfish to subdue their prey can also injure humans. Many thousands of swimmers are stung every year, with effects ranging from mild discomfort to serious injury or even death; small box jellyfish are responsible for many of these deaths. When conditions are favourable, jellyfish can form vast swarms. These can be responsible for damage to fishing gear by filling fishing nets, and sometimes clog the cooling systems of power and desalination plants which draw their water from the sea.

Animal-World info on Belgian Fancy Canary
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Michael Baker - 2020-04-01
Want to purchase or buy three pairs of waterslager canaries to home in U.K.

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caden - 2020-04-01
how about night plume macaw or scarletinth macaw

Animal-World info on White-crowned Pionus
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Charmaine Weir - 2013-04-07
I'm sure if a bird parent bought a bird from a pet store it might seem unfathomable to feed your bird alcohol, but remember where the bird is indigenous to countries that make wine, and they are free flying birds in their country of origin. Please respect others and learn more before you make comments and believe that bird owners are abusing their birds by giving them something that the birds are used to by nature.

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  • Michael V Rosendahl - 2020-03-26
    I'm sorry but feeding a pionus or ANY BIRD alcohol is the same as putting them in a plastic bag and tieing closed and expecting it to be alive when you come back. Absolutely terrible advice and others 'correcting' this idea will save novice bird owners from making a terrible and unreverrsible action. Alcohol,chocolate, avacodoes, teflon coated cookware and air fresheners like fabreeze as well as household cleaners will all poision and most often in certain quantities WILL KILL a bird within minutes of ingesting them or even just being nearby where they are being used. This is why it is of the upmost importance that any bird owner that cares for and loves their bird NOT USE these items or feed them to any bird. If it causes hurt feelings to the person advocating such practices when caring for a bird, well it's better than the alternative outcome. The items I mentioned are by no means the only things bad for a bird but they are the easiest and most common household items that are irreversibly detrimental to a birds life. PLEASE BELIVE THIS TO BE TRUE. Over the past 35 years of having and caring for many different species of birds I have seen and heard it all so I'm speaking not only from a book 'educated' experience but also from seeing first hand what new bird owners have unwittingly done to their birds. That is why I always suggest any person that is getting a bird educate themselves through legitimate means not only about the practices of caring for their new bird but also researching different species of birds that they are interested in getting. With just a little effort anyone wanting to add a bird to their lives can save themselves a lot of heartbreak and more importantly the life and wellbeing of said bird. Not only is it important to know the needs of housing your bird and what your bird needs physically to be happy and healthy but it's just as important that you get the right species of bird that fits your situation. It is far better to educate yourself in this way to avoid another unwanted bird that has to find another home. It is our responsibility as a good person and a great pet owner to do these things before acquiring any pet.
Michael V Rosendahl - 2020-03-26
ALCOHOL KILLS BIRDS!!!!! It is a very bad and irresponsible thing to give any bird and this person has been very lucky to still have a bird if he really is giving it alcohol that often. PLEASE dont feed your bird alcohol it absolutely has nothing to do with a birds ability to mimic so each. I have raised many species of birds and specifically 4 different species of pionus over the last 35 years.

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Morgan - 2020-03-03
Tea Cup Maltese Puppies

2 gorgeous tea cup Maltese puppies left out of our litter
1 male and 1 female
11 weeks old
Vaccinated and Dewormed
Kennel Trained
Potty Trained
Guesstimated weight full grown is 3-4lbs
Serious inquires only
Puppies are not cheap, but reasonable. Please research tea cup Maltese
Call or text +17706796823 for more details and pictures

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  • Ronnie - 2020-03-23
    Interested in female Maltese. Can u send all info and pictures. I have had a Maltese in the past. Loved her. I now live in a retirement home in Va. Apt is on first floor and I have a nice screened porch. Perfect for us this summer. She will be very well taken care of. Thanking you in advance for the info. Ronnie.
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KJ - 2018-09-01
I just bought my pink toe tarantula and she hasn’t been eating at all. I have tried getting my little tongs/tweezers and put the cricket near the fangs but it always runs away and tends to get agitated. This is the third day I have had him or her and she hasn’t eaten and I am worried she will die because she isn’t eating or drinking. She is a baby and she is so fun and active but aI am very worried about her. Please help. Btw I am not sure if it is a girl or a boy.

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  • Erin Bigelow - 2020-03-24
    Hi there,have u checked the humidity and temp?
  • Sandro - 2020-05-14
    Hello, mine does the same. Try sticking a half dead cricket on to the web, make sure its stuck but still twitching your avic will find it and eat. I've noticed they get scared of the tongs sometimes. Hope this helps.
Anonymous - 2018-08-19
I have a pink toe and cleaned its cage removing its web along with the bedding , its been almost 3 weeks now and hasn’t even tried to spin a web is this normal? It eats 2-4 crickets a week and , I’m concerned about the web , if I put more bedding in the cage will it burrow? I don’t know any advice would be appreciated!

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  • Erin Bigelow - 2020-03-24
    Hi, pink toe tarantulas are a tree species. They Prefer height and plants.
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Wolfman🐺 - 2020-03-23
Lots of people on here are SCARED of this topic of having a 5" male Largemouth bass in the tank with a 7 inch male blackbelt cichlid just like they're SCARED of Hybrids cichlids I mention.😁😁😁😁😁😁😁👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍

Wolfman🐺 - 2020-03-23
I'm wolfman🐺 I will be getting a long long
Long long long long wide 46 gallon tank with a 5" young male (Largemouth bass) tiny clear smooth stones as gravel on the left side of the tank with purpleblue tricolor plants for him to hide behind I will add 3 pumpkinseed sunfish 4 firemouth cichlids and on the right side of the tank it will be dark with black lava gravel tall red coral trees and a cave with a single 7 inch male blackbelt cichlid.


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