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"Coconuts as Mammals" gets Tumblr Started on Animal Classification

Tumblr discussions have the tendency to rewrite things you felt were pretty well defined, and add some creativity into the mix. With a group of people with so much time on their hands and an interest in animals, you end up with stuff like like this Tumblr thread on how cats became domesticated. For some goofy animal creation jokes, here are funny tweets about god making animals.

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    Text - just-shower-thoughts Mammals both produce milk and have hair. Ergo, a coconut is a mammal. maliwanhellfires I know you're being facetious, but this is an actual issue with morphology-based phylogeny.
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    Text - castiel-for-king *leans over and whispers to person beside me* what are they talking about S sonneillonv *leans over and whispers back* Human ability to quantify and categorize natural phenomena is sketchy at best and wildly misleading at worst nonlinear-nonsubjective consider the coconut
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    Text - bemusedlybespectacled this reminds me of that time Plato defined humans as "featherless bipeds" and Diogenes ran in with a plucked chicken screaming "BEHOLD A MAN!" A erotic-yoddeling i love how you say "it reminds me of that time" like you were there.
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    Text - heartgemsona listen if an immortal feels brave and supported enough to come out we should respect them baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa This post is a journey virtuous-thing 1 Reblog = 1 Respect dovewithscales I maintain that humans started attempting classify animals, and some god or another made the platypus, and is still laughing.
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    Text - messy-scandinoodle Zeus: *hits joint* okay so like. It's gonna have a duck bill right. But an otter body okay? And then a beaver tail. It's a mammal. But. It lays eggs! Hades: wait wait dude. Give it. Give it poison. Make it poisonous dovewithscales Athena: You mean venomous, and make sure the eggs have both reptile and bird traits. Hermes: *takes the joint* Give it extra senses. Poseidon: It should be aquatic.
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    Text - hyratel I MEAN where's the lie dovewithscales Demeter: . And where exactly do you expect me to put this? Everyone: Australia. Source: just-shower-thoughts
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