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Mouse Eats Cat Food - Funny

This lion thinks it is okay to sit in a wheelbarrow. Maybe he thinks the groundsman will take him for a ride. He obviously does not understand humans. Being brought up from a cub in captivity. How is a cat expected to know. He will stay there until dinner time.

A cat is a great hunter. His usual prey is mice. When a feline catches a mouse he will mercilessly play with it until it dies. It seems this pussy has no such instinct. Could domestication cause this? No, many moggies spend their lives in a house and still continue to hunt. Ah, ah, ah!

Today, saw mice eating cat's food dish, again. Where cat? busy bringing mice, birds, unharmed chipmunk cat door. FML

Hi, OP here. posted account, found again looking random fmls. live country gravel road traffic, cat, (Indy Indiana Jones), cars. Also, cat shelter raised allowed cats cat door. At indoor cat, started marking different areas house. stopped started letting outside. asleep to bed, refused out, started marking again. That's got cat door. problems then. can't rid him. autistic brother loves much, great him. Indy VERY affectionate, times acting dog cat. (That's insult, Indy loves dogs.) times sleep together Indy feet, sharing pillow. Indy watch tv brother. great each other. bringing animals inside, kill them, sometimes eat them, times notice something hurt them. case animal away him, hopefully outside. mice sometimes away chance anything. Also, dropped completely unharmed sparrow food dish. Of course flew house finally got out. thought would stay food dish? Yeah, always smartest, love him. Oh, count chipmunks, completely unharmed, two. told, pets ever had. wish would mice out, bring in. PS mice house, living country, foundation house built properly. twelve foot long area styrofoam walls. Yeah, guy built house moron. Sorry long post. Thanks fun comments.

got lonely ! Wanted friends..... Hi, OP here. posted account, found again looking random fmls. live country gravel road traffic, cat, (Indy Indiana Jones), cars. Also, cat shelter raised allowed cats cat door. At indoor cat, started marking different areas house. stopped started letting outside. asleep to bed, refused out, started marking again. That's got cat door. problems then. can't rid him. autistic brother loves much, great him. Indy VERY affectionate, times acting dog cat. (That's insult, Indy loves dogs.) times sleep together Indy feet, sharing pillow. Indy watch tv brother. great each other.

ringing animals inside, kill them, sometimes eat them, times notice something hurt them. case animal away him, hopefully outside. mice sometimes away chance anything. Also, dropped completely unharmed sparrow food dish. Of course flew house finally got out. thought would stay food dish? Yeah, always smartest, love him. Oh, count chipmunks, completely unharmed, two. told, pets ever had. wish would mice out, bring in.

PS mice house, living country, foundation house built properly. twelve foot long area styrofoam walls. Yeah, guy built house moron. Sorry long post. Thanks fun comments. got lonely ! Wanted friends. Sounds animal hoarding problem. eats men sees animals lifelong companions, seems legitimate. Actually cat brings dead animals gifts cat loves you. bring home live animals giving kill OP slacking insulting cat killing offerings ... bad human. name Garfield? Because explains lot. He's friendliest cat ever heard of.

right, sort of. At certain point time, cats learn hunt. cat decided time learn step bring (aka: cat-in-training) hunt letting kill graduating chasing hunting own. keeps happening failing Test #1. short, observing long enough, decided suck cat felt intervene. hand, showing loves taking time try teach better cat. At least cares! cares others? No no, bringing in, letting eat food, fattening eats them. Clever, say myself. He's kool cat. mean "Kewl Kat", right? P start singing song Shrek. Easy solution: lock cat door become indoor cat. Thats horrible. hope ever asks care animals asshole.

allowing cat kill countless numbers creatures each day night asshole? nothing wrong indoor cats, breeds require it. OP alternatively lead, cat-run, supervise time some. People #10, cats greatest threats wildlife extinction native species. hope cat least de-sexed. Scrabblestick Threat wildlife? Extinction native species?? Are absolutely fucking barking mad? Last checked, mice chipmunks exactly endangered. Besides, cats SUPPOSED hunt. claws sharp teeth evolved destroy furniture? Get clue, AND people thumbed bullshit.

Doc, countries feral outdoor cats serious threat native wildlife. Australia prime example this, amount mammals birds lose cats ridiculous. Some cats larger birds rosellas possums bats. Hunting instinct cats there's nothing wrong stimulating instinct controlled, safe environment variety different cat toys. cat used outdoors he'd come back beaten eventually got bitten snake indoor cat. He's happy, healthy plenty 'hunting' practice interactive toys.

Doc, talking birds (which breed mice). imported cats country please used words "supposed to" nature nothing it. Look up, cats kill 20 billion animals year America. That's pretty number. species number billions, extinction certainly possible. city, actually illegal cat property. cat outdoors stays yard. lots coyotes stuff city, sometimes bears wander in. city thought safer cats stay inside. Why indoor cat horrible...? Cats predators. hunt. eat mammals birds. called nature. You'd amputate claws keep indoors? consider natural? worry poor gazelles getting eaten lions Africa?

Give fucking break. totally agree Doc. necessarily pleasant cat bring something, definitely natural them. Some cats inside, fine, hunting bugs mice again. Outside cats potential prey. Lions domesticated. word important, simply mean "tame." means humanity created something un-natural we're responsible creations. At rate, none mattes, zero cats stay indoors. Dead birds nothing compared cats flattened road week, drinking antifreeze puddles (they taste), getting fights fox back. keep cats indoors care birds. keep indoors mangled killed. dead cats ALL THE TIME. super unlikely, desire cats killed that.

Doc tiny research would've realized severe overpopulation stray door cats means disproportionate number predators prey. Cats kill species including endangered ones projected extinct cats, state population robins getting several birds prey danger reduction prey. Your argument fairly moronic, section forest three deer idiot decided set free 30 wolves forest would say oh wolves natural hunters nothing wrong killing deer possible causing Eco system collapse. same principle. God, hate cats. gonna start breeding Alfs remedy dwindling bird rodent population. here thinking "doctors" understood basic biology researched facts getting arguments... saying job, least known basic ecology college?

Also, indoor cat mean declaw them. cat rescued, declawed, scratches tree posts, terrified going outside. parents non declawed cats allowed backyard. stay there, chirp birds hunt them. seem feel hunt anything toys throw them. feel hunt spear either, domesticated. cat's indoor cat! strays neighborhood. usually live years killed early, indoors live 8-20 years! Plus cat declawed previous owner (like plenty housecats) stay he'd defenseless. Perhaps haven't population analysis class, scenario would result lack prey wolves, would disperse die, case deer would return area, we'd back balance. would temporarily bad situation.

Doc usually great man cats leading cause 20 bird extinctions. say kept can't bring dead mice not. keep safe. mean yes dogs used hunt untamed animals hunted domesticated used hunt. Not animals killing. Doc. 14 years stray/outdoor cat? Where Iive outdoor cats live average years. dangerous outside. cat declawed, indoor cat. large balcony hangs on, natural hunting instincts stimulated toys. He's happy spoiled loved cat. Even balcony watch him, kill fair amount birds there. Sounds open season outdoor cats. Had idea problem. three cats. Two allowed outside, ever chooses outside. He's neutered contribute cat population. And, far tell, bad hunter, pose serious threat wildlife. going keeps healthy happy. fat started letting outside. Now lean fit.

adult cats kittens 1 weeks. Of older, declawed (found way) refuses stay inside. Bring right door cry nuts out. yard business otherwise stays porch. Another mainly outside. come eat twice day it. minutes ready come in. Hoping kittens outside. previously lost car snake bites. guys realize cats bringing animals necessarily killing them? Thus OP finding mice eating cats food bowl mentioned unharmed chipmunk. Y'all pissfest irrelevant. Don't it? wants tea party! Maybe something? Get cat play with. happy OP, anything Disney movies wonderful story. cat keeps falling love random animals though, least better love story Twilight. Anything always better love story twilight. Are cat Garfield? This thought. cat orange? Lol

cats bring animals presents you, likes seem shitty hunter starve. cat got chance learn shitty hunter figured would hunting, killing, bringing them. cat fed life, day. Give man fish, feed day teach man fish feed life. Heed life lesson cat teach you, OP! Hunt suckers cat proud! hospitable cat there. Lucky you. It's fattening up. He's cat witch version Hanzel gretel.

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Cats Wait for Fisherman to Provide Dinner

These two cats could be waiting in vain to get their dinner. This is a skilled fisherman but he has been by the river all day and has not even had a bite. There is always his bait though that can be eaten. Unless he has only brought maggots. Felines will not even consumer bread. No, it is not a good day for pussy or fishy. Let's go down the road and get take away instead.

multiple cats? cat overweight obese? Or, maybe cat special diet. monitor cat’s food intake? difficult stick cat feeding schedule monitor cat eats — dogs gobble food seconds flat — cats tend graze. nibble wander return nibble again again throughout day. Enter meal feeding, scheduled feed cats twice day, taking food away cat eat mealtime. Here’s why it’s beneficial.

Remember, it’s OK cat doesn’t eat last morsel allotted time. (With exception cats medication mixed food. See tips doling medications). They’ll back dinner breakfast tomorrow on. cat feeding schedule helps figure feed cats. Portion control biggie! Cats overweight easily. simple plastic measuring cup dole each cat’s portion based age weight.

multiple cats, feed separate areas rooms ensure mooching another cat’s portion. cat used having food available day long, whine cry beginning. Keep mind working healthy feeding schedule. Check vet offer cat healthy treats meals. Health Care. multicolored cat eating food bowl. Cat Feeding Schedule: Benefits Meal Feeding Your Cats. At loss cat feeding schedule? Consider meal feeding cats manage portion control, truly observe eating habits stave obesity.

schedule meal feeding cats: An orange tabby cat eating food bowl. An orange tabby cat eating food bowl. Photography deyangeorgiev/Thinkstock. Typically, you’ll serve cats twice day — morning evening — times fit schedule. With meal feeding, wait 30 minutes — remove bowls. You’ll surprised quickly cats adapt. Dr. Nicole Uranko, Chief Staff Pleasant Valley Animal Hospital, says, “They’ll protest first, they’ll adjust. It’s healthier meal feed them.”

benefits meal feeding cats far outweigh slight inconvenience extra time takes divvy separate meals twice day. Here’s why set cat feeding schedule beneficial: Regular observation keeps alerts changes: Increase decrease appetite. Lack appetite. Food-guarding behaviors. Speed eating. Level disinterest food (Any change diet bound raise cat tail two, meal feeding gives up-close-and-personal view cat’s reaction food.) specific cat feeding schedule makes easier give cat pills medications.
4. Meal feeding cats great bond cat.

Sharing mealtimes cats great strengthen bonds. Make mealtime special sitting nearby. cat adapts cat feeding schedule, doubt nibble wander slightly. Use time pet catch latest gossip gently redirecting food. Sharing mealtimes easy cats — “eat with” breakfast dinner. For multiple cats, divide mealtime visits throughout week.

Meal feeding cats lets observe kitty’s eating habits. cat takes medication daily basis, mealtimes perfect mix little medicine sly. However, pills medications quite smelly, scent-savvy felines turn noses faintest whiff. might creative. Your veterinarian able offer same medication different form, flavored liquid. Your vet might recommend alternative medium mix medication tuna fish, baby food soft, malleable feline-specific treat.

Why go out? Add little festivity feline’s meal time colorful, seasonal cat-themed placemats. clean-up little easier.
It’s important regularly observe cat’s eating habits. This especially true cat special diet takes medicine food. You’ll able kitty getting proper nutrition medicine dosage healthy. Observing eating habits multiple cats easier meal feeding. With each cat fed separate area room, notice subtle changes eating habits quickly.

cats mischievous. water. play water bowls. So, meal feedings timely reminder me freshen water supply because, far know, spring water contain actual tiny, colorful springs. Nor contain litter residue busy feline feet.
According Dr. Debora Lichtenberg, VMD, “Healthy cats don’t tend drink lot water. sometimes drink need, drink less need.” So, refreshing water twice daily better keep track cat’s water intake.

Our girls Ocicats, fairly large breed (for shorthair), little girl Viola eight pounds older girl Saphira north ten. feed each 5.5 ounce quality canned food per day, divided three meals, feed eat. meal minutes, vet happy diets weights. Both active absolute joys.
Use cat feeding schedule helpful reminder freshen water.

am curious why important food away eaten 30 min. give cat fixed amount food x day eat, don’t necessarily to eat once. Why can’t food left eaten? believe go “bad” that’s argument. cats, eat room. It’s impossible give separate bowls watch all. Any suggestions?
Tell us: cat feeding schedule like? meal feed cats? Thumbnail: Photography Remains/Thinkstock. Read cat food Catster.com: Posted Health Care, Recommended. cat looking window books, blanket, etc. closeup cat face licking tongue out. gray kitten asleep bed.Black cat rooftop. Contributions.

Benefits Meal Feeding Your Cats” Did check hyperthyroidism? leave kibble cats day graze. When home work tell they’ve eaten. usually open wet food divide them, leaving whatever left kibble. Cats dogs. eat hungry sake eating… Cats obese humans feed calorie human food treat. Only cats likes human food aside possible lick finger, don’t give human food.

I’ve giving cat three four meals day—and months ago,feral stock,l strict mealtime. used free feed guys,tried feeding schedule something similar. Right now,think I’ll late afternoon feeding closer noon spread others well. seems work they’ve lost weight.

I’ve read several meals best. Our yr cats skinny,always guided vet. article general nature. good advice,got overweight regimen. So,finishes each portion. sounds good idea. cat wants graze,spread hour period. between,eat wants. afraid getting overweight,don’t idea leaving food open many reasons,started feeding several measured meals day. Because cats wild eat several meals day,mainly slept.,predicated healthy cats. Well senior.

probably doing senior same boat : meals often. Possum’s intake same cats,wet kibble morning. Then feedings kibble wet late afternoon bedtime. Once retire,canned,vet recommended feeding whatever whenever keep weight on. would say,coat luxurious. One benefit leaving food out: he’s grateful gets,instead,cats—for several years. Currently don’t give kibble
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Higher Carbon Dioxide Changes Behavior

Carbon dioxide changes behavor.
Higher carbon dioxide in the atmosphere could be making us stupid. Research has shown that greater concentrations of CO2 causes neurological impairment in fish. Sea water stores the dangerous element - the ocean has become more acidic because of its increased presence.
Damsel fish.
The test subjects were Damsel fish (Acathochromis polyacanthus), which live in coral reefs. Half were kept in a normal atmosphere. The other half were put in an atmosphere with elevated CO2.  Brain chemistry, blood and behavior were measured.

The behavior test involved the fish choosing between entering normal sea water or going to water containing injured fish. The smell of the injured fish should have stopped the damselfish from choosing to enter that water. However, the fish exposed to higher CO2  ignored or did not pick up the chemical warning: the injured fish didn't bother them.

This is ground breaking stuff. It could show what will happen to humans as carbon dioxide dramatically increases in coming years. People are not fish, but we are all animals. The process of preventing internal body tissues from becoming more acidic from a dangerous CO2 environment does cause chemical imbalance that affects behavior.
 
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Higher Carbon Dioxide Changes Behavior

Carbon dioxide changes behavor.
Higher carbon dioxide in the atmosphere could be making us stupid. Research has shown that greater concentrations of CO2 causes neurological impairment in fish. Sea water stores the dangerous element - the ocean has become more acidic because of its increased presence.
Damsel fish.
The test subjects were Damsel fish (Acathochromis polyacanthus), which live in coral reefs. Half were kept in a normal atmosphere. The other half were put in an atmosphere with elevated CO2.  Brain chemistry, blood and behavior were measured.

The behavior test involved the fish choosing between entering normal sea water or going to water containing injured fish. The smell of the injured fish should have stopped the damselfish from choosing to enter that water. However, the fish exposed to higher CO2  ignored or did not pick up the chemical warning: the injured fish didn't bother them.

This is ground breaking stuff. It could show what will happen to humans as carbon dioxide dramatically increases in coming years. People are not fish, but we are all animals. The process of preventing internal body tissues from becoming more acidic from a dangerous CO2 environment does cause chemical imbalance that affects behavior.
 
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Cat Eager for Food - clever

Comical cat cannot wait for food.
Canned food for hungry cat
"Just give me the can, will you!"
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South Australian Beaches are Ecologically Toxic

Dead fish on South Australian beaches gives bad conservation image.
When marine animals wash up on the shore dead what does a state government do about it? It tries do deny it and cover it up! Maybe it will stop in time - unfortunately it continues. The thousands of small fish dead on the beaches are bad enough, but dolphin corpses are found as well, even some penguins.
Dead fish on beach Port River Adelaide.
The location is on the South Australian coast near the Port River, Adelaide.  Recently, a grieving female dolphin was seen nuzzling her dead baby, a terrible sight. A concerned PHD student, Nikki Zanardo, is investigating the issue. There is a worrying mystery here. Why has the state government sent dolphin samples to New Zealand? Tests could have been done in South Australia. If herbicides or industry poisoning is at fault, it will all come out eventually. You cannot hide anything today.

It is not right that consumers are allowed to eat seafood when there is a possibility that dangerous biological toxins are the cause. If dolphins can die so can humans. We are both mammals after all. Apparently test results will take up to a month. Tests should be done on fresh fish at the markets immediately to make sure it is safe to eat. The South Australian government will be liable in the event of a medical emergency.
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Conservation of Fish is a Losing Battle

Conservation: Overfishing is just as toxic as pollution. G+
We are already running out of food.  If carbon dioxide doesn't kill us diminishing fish stocks will.  Soon, the humble fish and chips will cost too much for most people.  When the crunch comes the decline will be sudden over a period of five years.  It will not be possible to increase fish stocks in the medium term and some fish species will disappear forever.
Overfishing
People must eat and in Asia in particular daily fishing is part of everyday life.  There will be little chance of a freeze on fishing.  It they are allowed to keep fishing and Western countries stop they will export to the lucrative fishing markets and nothing will change.

Manufacturers like Birds Eye are alreading putting "rubbish" fish in their food products rather than the old reliable species.  When you get a fishy taste that is the second rate fish formally called baitfish.  It is so bad that major predators have fallen by 90 percent over the last 50 years.  There is not enough out there for them to eat and sustain themselves.

It is not only fishing that is reducing available stocks, pollution such as plastic bags is also killing fish.  Human control their environment,  they also destroy it.  Soon you will be able to swim safely on beaches because there will not be any sharks left.  Or there could be the odd one looking for his last dinner which could be you!
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Biology: Atlantic Molly fish of Mexico survive high hydrogen sulfide acid.
There is hope for the future of fish as the world is polluted more every day. Some fish can live in extreme toxic, acidic environments. For example, the Atlantic Molly fish of Mexico can survive high levels of hydrogen sulfide acid. They are the only fish in volcanic freshwater springs.
Atlantic molly fish

Mollies do not filter out the toxin. They turn on certain genes that do the filtering job for them. Of the fish's 35,000 genes 170 are enhanced in the process: these linked genes are all involved in removing hydrogen sulfide.

If things get serious and species of fish begin to die out, this group of genes could be "spliced" into the gene structure of endangered fish. They would not be the same fish, but at least some vestige of the evolutionary sequence of dying fish would live on.
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Area 51 Fish

Strange fish from Area 51.
"I am the latest out of Area 51.  "Yeah, invisible to radar."
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New Fish Species by the Dozen in the Kimberley

Scientists know everything! Unfortunately, they don't. Much is still being discovered. The Kimberley in Western Australia should be called the place of the unknown because new species are being found there all the time.
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New Gudgeon Species
Forays into the Kimberley rivers area have brought to light 16 new species of grunter (Terapontidae), three gudgeons (Electridae) and a hardyhead (Atherinidae). Twelve were found during the first three weeks.
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Hardyhead from the Kimberley
Famous people become more famous because they are - well, famous it seems: one of the new species is to be named after the writer Tim Winton. The rest will be given Aboriginal names, after all, there is the little thing about them being the first on this continent.
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A Mermaid? No a Dugong!

Early traditional legends describe mermaids:  supernatural beings that lived in the sea, a combination of human and fish. As time went on, they were described as having a human body and a fish’s tail. But where did the mermaid legend come from?  For centuries, sailors travelled the oceans and returned to their homelands with tales of exotic creatures from distant shores, one of which was the mermaid. These sailors had been on the high seas for months. They may have been dehydrated, suffering from sunstroke, ill or simply lonely.  They saw creature with smooth bodies and long flowing hair swimming through the water. Mermaids!
Mermaid enticing a ship at sea
Of course to our eyes a dugong (Dugong dugori) does not look much like a mermaid. But to a lonely sailor with the sun in his eyes, these graceful aquatic human-like creatures could have captured the imagination. The long flowing hair was possibly sea grasses, which the dugong feeds on.  In an early record in his book, A Voyage to New Holland, the explorer Captain William Dampier wrote in 1699 about a shark that his men had caught, slaughtered and ate.b He describes that in the mouth of one:
".. . we found the head and bones of a hippopotamus; the. hairy lips of which were still sound and not putrfied, and the jaw was also firm, out of which we plucked a great many teeth, 2 of them 8 inches long and as big as a man’s thumb, small at one end, and a little crooked. . ."
Dampier was describing a dugong. In an earlier book from 1688, A New Voyage Around the World, he writes of the dugong’s close cousin, the manatee:
"This creature is about the bigness of a horse, and 10 or 12 foot long. The mouth of it is much like the mouth of a cow, having great thick lips. The eyes are no bigger than a small pea; the ears are only two small holes on each side of the head. The neck is short and thick, bigger than the head. The biggest part of this creature is at the shoulders where it has two large fins, one on each side of its belly."
In Dampier’s time, there were many natural discoveries being made in yet undescribed lands like New Holland (Australia). Even though there are no hippopotamuses in Shark Bay, Western Australia, Dampier can perhaps be forgiven for thinking there were. Dugongs are more closely related to hippos and elephants than they are to marine mammals like whales and dolphins.
Dugongs, manatees (Trichechus spp.) and the extinct Steller’s Sea Cow (Hydrodamalis gigas) are in the animal order Sirenia, named for the beautiful sea sirens of classical mythology, a sea nymph, part woman and part bird. Legends tell of sea nymphs bewitching sailors with their siren song, luring ships to a shattering end (in rocky seabeds. Maybe the bewitching sound that entranced the lonely sailors was the whistling sound made by the large, strong male dugongs to keep their herds together.
Dugongs are large creatures, up to 3 metres long and weighing 400 kilograms. Even though they have small ears and eyes, their hearing and eyesight are excellent. Their heads are round and the mouth on then large fleshy snout faces down towards the seabed, which makes it easy for dugongs to feed on their favourite food - the young shoots of sea grasses. These grow in the muddy beds of shallow waters in northern Australia. Because they graze on sea grasses, dugongs are commonly called sea cows. Dugongs also have moustaches - heavy bristles that are excellent tor helping find the sea grasses in the murky water stirred up when they tear out the whole plant, roots and all. They manoeuvre the sea grasses into their mouths with their sensitive upper lip.
Dugong swimming with fish
These marine oddities are slow and graceful. They steer and balance with their front flippers using them to ‘walk’ as they graze. They have a fluked or ‘wing-shaped’ tail which beats slowly up and down moving them through the water. Adult males and some elderly females have tusks. These are useful weapons for males during breeding season, when they need to fight off competing males.
Dugongs are slow breeders, giving birth under the water to only one pup about every three years. The calf often rides on the mother’s back or swims nearby; never straying far. They suckle for up to 18 months from the teats close to the base of die flippers. The calf begins feeding on sea grass within a few weeks of birth and remains with the mother until it is nearly the same size as her and is fully weaned. Its place will then be taken by another pup.
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