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(EurekAlert)   A horse is a horse, of course, of course. That is, of course, unless that horse has a DNA test that reveals that it is not quite a horse. Go right to the source and ask the fossil horse. He'll give you the answer that Darwin endorsed   ( eurekalert.org) divider line
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2017-12-01 01:57:44 PM  
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2017-12-01 04:58:31 PM  
FTFA:  which includes living horses, asses,

Well I'll be a horses ass that's amazing.
 
2017-12-01 05:54:59 PM  
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2017-12-01 06:24:53 PM  
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2017-12-01 07:10:52 PM  
Bronies?
 
2017-12-01 09:18:33 PM  

real_headhoncho: [img.fark.net image 300x400][View Full Size image _x_]


Just so you know, someone somewhere is furiously fapping to that ,GIF.
 
2017-12-01 09:23:44 PM  
DNA? That's how you can tell you're digging in the overburden.
 
2017-12-01 09:44:24 PM  
How do they know it's a different species? Did they do a Gallop poll?
 
2017-12-01 09:47:28 PM  

Mister Peejay: real_headhoncho: [img.fark.net image 300x400][View Full Size image _x_]

Just so you know, someone somewhere is furiously fapping to that ,GIF.


What you "someone" chooses to do in your their spare time is none of our concern.

Just wash your hands after, please.
 
2017-12-01 09:50:04 PM  
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For you youngsters, ...this is Mr,Ed...la la....
 
2017-12-01 09:51:13 PM  

Mister Peejay: real_headhoncho: [img.fark.net image 300x400][View Full Size image _x_]

Just so you know, someone somewhere is furiously fapping to that ,GIF.


I have plenty of viable pony porn, I don't need that, thank you :)
 
2017-12-01 09:56:30 PM  

Mister Peejay: real_headhoncho: [img.fark.net image 300x400][View Full Size image _x_]

Just so you know, someone somewhere is furiously fapping to that ,GIF.


Nah, not when they have this.
 
2017-12-01 09:58:22 PM  

Madman drummers bummers: How do they know it's a different species? Did they do a Gallop poll?


Yeah, pretty much.  In scientific DNA studies sense that is.  Well that, and they couldn't find a farrier who shoed one.
 
2017-12-01 10:03:56 PM  

Dinodork: DNA? That's how you can tell you're digging in the overburden.


Says the guy who spends his time in the Mesozoic, by which time all the interesting things have already happened...

(Agree with you, but know these folks pretty well, so feel I should stand up for them a bit)
 
2017-12-01 10:14:25 PM  
Its closest living relative:

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2017-12-01 10:24:51 PM  

baronbloodbath: Its closest living relative:

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This going to be our pony thread this weekend?
 
2017-12-01 10:27:26 PM  

real_headhoncho: baronbloodbath: Its closest living relative:

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This going to be our pony thread this weekend?


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2017-12-01 10:27:48 PM  

weirdneighbour: [ponymansdaughter.files.wordpress.com image 320x240]
For you youngsters, ...this is Mr,Ed...la la....


Mr Ed was a female Zebra named Amelia.
 
2017-12-01 10:29:59 PM  
This thread is making me miss bevets.

/not a brony
 
2017-12-01 10:33:24 PM  

autofire372: This thread is making me miss bevets.

/not a brony


We're not that bad...
 
2017-12-01 10:39:01 PM  

weirdneighbour: [ponymansdaughter.files.wordpress.com image 320x240][View Full Size image _x_]
For you youngsters, ...this is Mr,Ed...la la....


yeah, but did he jump a shark?
 
2017-12-01 10:47:59 PM  
HOTY candidate.  Late entry.
 
2017-12-01 10:54:02 PM  

NevynFox: Mister Peejay:Just so you know, someone somewhere is furiously fapping to that ,GIF.

I have plenty of viable pony porn, I don't need that, thank you :)


:/
 
2017-12-01 10:58:19 PM  

Mister Peejay: real_headhoncho: [img.fark.net image 300x400][View Full Size image _x_]

Just so you know, someone somewhere is furiously fapping to that ,GIF.


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2017-12-01 11:42:48 PM  
did they check for the FOXP2 gene?
 
2017-12-01 11:52:59 PM  
That is the crappiest headline ever.
 
2017-12-01 11:54:07 PM  
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2017-12-02 12:24:38 AM  
FTFA: In addition to Heintzman, Shapiro, Zazula, and Scott, the coauthors include ... Brianna McHorse

If she's married, sounds like she found her stud.
 
2017-12-02 12:29:01 AM  

The Shoveller: Dinodork: DNA? That's how you can tell you're digging in the overburden.

Says the guy who spends his time in the Mesozoic, by which time all the interesting things have already happened...

(Agree with you, but know these folks pretty well, so feel I should stand up for them a bit)


Hey! Quit being accurate!
 
2017-12-02 01:14:00 AM  
Another North American species that humans hunted to extinction?
 
2017-12-02 01:56:56 AM  

Marbleisheavy: Mister Peejay: real_headhoncho: [img.fark.net image 300x400][View Full Size image _x_]

Just so you know, someone somewhere is furiously fapping to that ,GIF.

What you "someone" chooses to do in your their spare time is none of our concern.

Just wash your hands after, please.


You're not the boss of me!

/checked the org chart before posting to be sure
 
2017-12-02 01:58:41 AM  
Just in case you don't want to call your parents and ask them what the headline means...

Mr. Ed - Intro (Opening Theme)
Youtube y_PZPpWTRTU
 
2017-12-02 03:07:16 AM  

Callous: weirdneighbour: [ponymansdaughter.files.wordpress.com image 320x240]
For you youngsters, ...this is Mr,Ed...la la....

Mr Ed was a female Zebra named Amelia.


That's why her plane crashed.
 
2017-12-02 09:33:23 AM  

Callous: weirdneighbour: [ponymansdaughter.files.wordpress.com image 320x240]
For you youngsters, ...this is Mr,Ed...la la....

Mr Ed was a female Zebra named Amelia.


False
 
2017-12-02 11:10:01 AM  

CoysOdie: Callous: weirdneighbour: [ponymansdaughter.files.wordpress.com image 320x240]
For you youngsters, ...this is Mr,Ed...la la....

Mr Ed was a female Zebra named Amelia.

That's why her plane crashed.


Who puts a deaf and dumb zebra behind aeroplane  controls anyways?
 
2017-12-02 02:35:59 PM  

TheMysteriousStranger: Callous: weirdneighbour: [ponymansdaughter.files.wordpress.com image 320x240]
For you youngsters, ...this is Mr,Ed...la la....

Mr Ed was a female Zebra named Amelia.

False


But it was a fun read.
Also, Trigger was Mr. Ed's father.
 
2017-12-02 03:26:08 PM  

Sgygus: Another North American species that humans hunted to extinction?


That's about the time Canids entered the picture in NA so less likely humans, more likely dire wolves.
 
jvl [BareFark]
2017-12-02 04:27:17 PM  

Sgygus: Another North American species that humans hunted to extinction?


They were delicious.
 
2017-12-02 04:39:29 PM  

RedVentrue: Sgygus: Another North American species that humans hunted to extinction?

That's about the time Canids entered the picture in NA so less likely humans, more likely dire wolves.


especially since their disappearance according to TFA preceded the first humans in north america by about 4 thousand years.
 
2017-12-02 06:21:16 PM  

Plant Rights Activist: especially since their disappearance according to TFA preceded the first humans in north america by about 4 thousand years.


The date(s) of human migration to the Americas is ever shifting ...
 
2017-12-02 09:42:46 PM  
" which includes living horses, asses,"

So, Trump is a member of the horse family then?
 
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