Why hyenas beat wolves1- They're bigger, have more robust skeletons and have the most powerful bite force known among mammals. Most confrontations between Striped Hyenas and arabian grey wolves show clearly that skinny, smaller predators lose.Why hyenas beat wolves3 years ago in Editorial More Like This
2- Hyenas are more intelligent than wolves; recent studies show that they might be as smart as Old World monkeys such as baboons. Wolves, on the other hand, are less intelligent than pigs.
3- Brown Hyenas actually drove wolves off Europe during ice ages; wolves only returned well after the hyenas were gone, starved to death by the extinction of the native megafauna. Recent studies indicate that the Golden Jackal is actually a wolf subspecies; this indicates that wolves in the presence of hyenas only survive as small scavengers.
4- Hyena social interactions are less violent than in wolves; while both animals are not above killing members of their own species, in hyenas social status is driven mostly by complex social displays, while in wolves is straight up violence. A
a touch of insomnia[I can never fall asleep.]a touch of insomnia4 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
but w h y ?
Because I'm so tired, I can't even dream anymore.
Because I'm afraid I'm going to choke on my own tears and have that wretched seawater taste in my throat all day even though I shouldn't worry about that since I'd probably die anyway if that happened.
Because I constantly check my cell phone with increasing anxiety because I'm always afraid someone's trying to call me or text me and they need me right n o w and I want to make sure I'm here for them even though no one ever calls.
Because I have to breathe, and I start thinking about breathing and I realize that if I stop breathing I die, which just makes me think about it more, and really I wouldn't put it past myself to just stop breathing when I'm asleep, so I can't take a moment to let my guard down.
Because even if I do dream, it'll be filled with unpleasant suppressed memories and all my worst fears and pain, and I know they all say you can't feel pain when you dream, but it hurts it hurts, an
Alone Please note I'm not a very good writer... I haven't actually writen anything before... let alone published it to the internet... I just felt Like I wanted to post this :/ I also appologise in advance for spelling and grammar mistakes, and would appreciate it if you didn't critisise them ._.Alone3 years ago in Concrete Poetry More Like This
At first it's just a small tug on your heart. Unnoticeable. Easy to ingore.
It will begin to aggitate you, build up. Like pent up emotions crammed into a tiny jar.
You will ache. You begin to feel tired. Unhappy. Stressed.
Everyone is in the way.
You snap at thoose around you. Pushing them away, not letting them help.
You heart begins to feel colder and colder as the days go by.
Family and friends are unneeded and unwanted in your eyes. For at least that's what you think.
People begin to ignore you. Like your just part of the background. Blending in.
You are alone.
The pent up emotions seem to dissapear. Like they were never there in the first place.
Your eyes are dull. Lifeless. Cold.
Round 2 ProlougeThe Doctor, or so he had been chosen to be called for this tournament, sat slumped in his chair in his office in Sarun hospital. The evening had been a long one, a VERY long one. So many contestants had needed his attention. He had the nurses take care of those not seriously injured, but there were still many with crippling injures he needed to tend to. It had drained him and he was exhausted, but everyone would be fit for the fights the next day. A mug of dark liquid was clasped in his bare hands as he sat with his mask sitting on the table in front of him. His hood served to conceal his face well enough and he took a sip of his drink.Round 2 Prolouge3 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
"Already room temperature " He sighed and set the mug down, gently touching his fingers to his cheek, they felt only slightly chilly against his skin "But at least it served its main purpose."
He carefully pulled a pair of soft gloves back on his hands, feeling as if even that simple act was ex
Digital SnowAsh, Misty, Max, Brock and May were worn out from a long day of training and adventuring. Max, being the youngest, had mostly gone to watch and study (being 8 years old). He desperately wanted Pokemon of his own to train, but he wasn't allowed to, until he was ten. Until then, he had his playful Poochyena companion who he kept as a pet. Also, being 8, Max was the first to be ready to leave in the morning, and usually the first to wear out. Everyone in the group was fairly tired, and they were walking towards nearby Faytown.Digital Snow8 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
As the walked into the town, with familiar square buildings and large signs that clearly marked every important building were a great comfort to the tired kids. As they looked aorund for town Pokemon Center, they saw a stange sign advertising something they never shopped for in exotic places. Clothes. Even though they were worn out, all of them felt like slipping in to see if there was something inside that they could wear. They were, for all their triumphs as train
Shock WaveIt doesn't always happen,Shock Wave3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
But when it does,
Everything is affected.
It begins with a ripple,
And it grows,
Sound rips through the air,
A shock wave.
Reverberations pound my ears
As the wave picks me up and
We are all connected
By the wave.
One great being.
The wave is our heartbeat,
And it flies into the air,
Til the final release,
Til the last reverberation
Leaves the sky.
Sweat drips from everything,
But we laugh
And the shock wave burns in our hearts
Til the next time.
KxI: All The Broken Peices 7All The Broken PiecesKxI: All The Broken Peices 78 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Part 1: Chapter 7
Much to Iruka's disappointment, Guy and his team were currently off on an escorting mission and weren't due back for another week. If Iruka tracked it right, that would leave him only a month to figure out how to help Kakashi- as Kakashi had explained their two-month time limit.
It couldn't really be helped, though, and he'd have to get what he could from Guy when the man got back. In the mean time, he decided he would try to get information from the other Jounin. Kurenai was already ruled out, but she was younger. He also doubted Anko would know much more than he did, and the others were too busy with their own lives to know much about Kakashi's. He took an internal vote at it was decided by the majority that his next best bet would be Asuma. The man seemed to know pretty much everything anyway.
Saturday morning was free for Iruka. Kakashi had decided in the beginning that it was only fair they take one morning off at least. Iruka
The Origin of Zoroark - TFIt was dark, rainy night in Sinnoh. The wind was blowing through the trees, leaves flying around in large masses. It was the end autumn, the time were the world lost its classic orange and red colors, shifting to a more gloomy shade of gray, turning white the instant it starts snowing. There was nobody outside of Hearthome, not even wild Pokémon. The place was very silent.The Origin of Zoroark - TF5 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
Maybe that was the reason why the young trainer had chills running down his spine the instant he left town. Probably wasn't the best time to leave, but promised his best friend that he was gonna get to his place in a few hours, so he had to hurry up.
"Can't be much longer now..." Peter muttered to himself as he started to run. He really didn't want to stay out too late, and he wanted to get to shelter just in case the weather got worse.
Seconds later he regretted thinking that, cause a few drops of rain started falling, and it got worse and worse in the following hour, until it was literally pouring with rain. T
King's RetaliationIt was rather early in the morning. The sun was just barely starting to peek out from over the horizon, though it needn’t have worried; there weren’t very many people up to see it.King's Retaliation3 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
Mondshein was walking through the quieter streets, trying to calm her mind. Last round was a mess, she decided. It was great that they were able to get all the ingredients in so little time, but it was a stretch on the nerves. There was even a danger there where neither team had been able to complete their task, robots who somehow managed to be boring even with an armful of guns, a child who shouldn’t have even been in a tournament getting hurt, and another team that should’ve lost but didn’t.
“We should’ve just let those two teams fight it out in the ring,” she grumbled. Still, that would’ve been a hard ingredient for her to get herself. And it wasn’t like he had come out unscathed, so that was a plus.
The Latias PlushieJust a few minutes after getting the package, Peter phoned his very close friend Angela, and asked her to come over to see what he had got.The Latias Plushie6 years ago in Fantasy More Like This
Her birthday was very close, and he wanted to give her a very special present, something he had been trying to get for quite a while. He was barely able to contain his excitement when she knocked at the door that morning.
Upon opening the door, he immediately greeted Angela with a big hug. "How are you today? Did you get here ok?"
She giggled. "It's raining...but I got here just fine, nothing to worry about. So...let's see what you've got...when you phoned me half an hour ago you sounded pretty damm excited" she said, smiling at him.
He just grinned. "When I show you this, you are gonna love me forever!" He giggled as he went into his room to grab the box.
She walked inside and closed the door behind her. She then sat down on the couch, crossing her legs. "I'm waiting..."
He came back in a few moments later, holding a small box in his hands. It was
SSB4 moves - ZoroarkZOROARKSSB4 moves - Zoroark4 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
The Illusory Fox Pokémon will deceive its foes with a myriad of illusions. It chiefly does so to protect those close to it. One Zoroark appears in the Lostlorn Forest, but only reveals itself in the presence of one of the shining legendary beasts of Johto.
Zoroark's attacks can be assisted by her partner and child Zorua by hitting the attack button near the end of the attack. Amazingly effective as these assists are, Zorua will get worn out after a while, and will have to rest a bit before resuming assistance.
A - Fury Swipes
- Deals a few fast slashes. The fourth and final slash is the widest.
Side A - Slash
- Deals a fast slash. Zorua can add another slash.
Up A - Upward Slash
- Slashes upward at a 45-degree angle. Zorua can add a straight-upward slash.
Down A - Low Sweep
- Deals a sweeping kick. Zorua can add a quick tackle.
Dash A - Night Slash
- Deals a wide, horizontal slash that extends past Zoroark. Zorua can add
EyesI hadn't seen him in months, two years to be exact. At the time, he had been a perky, carefree, and rather annoying fifteen-year-old teenager with a need for speed. He had been the embodiment of the wind, a daredevil that no one but himself could tame eventually.Eyes4 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
I remember the day we last saw each other. He parted ways with me with a smile and a wave wishing me luck on my self-appointed mission. I scarcely heard of him through the multiple visits my friend gave. In the beginning, I had even received letters that I read when I could finally catch a break. They were the highlights of my days back then, bringing one of those rare smiles that I thought I could no longer produce.
However, one day, those letters simply disappeared. After three months of silence, I finally asked if there was any letter for me. My friend simply shook her head, but told me that he was doing fine, that he was still saving the world like the hero he was. I immediately blamed my own silence. How was I to expect a
The Pyrofeline WithinIn this world, there are many mysteries and wonders that are yet to be found, and some that will likely never be found. There might be fantastic creatures that many believe only exist in myths and fantasy, and vast treasures that people could only dream of.The Pyrofeline Within5 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
Some people even believe there are items that can grant the finder untold power, such as immortality, time travel, and even the ability to shape- shift. What people don't know is that items like this actually DO exist, but the majority of them are guarded by creatures which many think only exist in the realms of games and fantasy.
Many of the guardians will only pass these items onto those whom they see have a pure heart and soul, and those who have darkness in their hearts will be forbade from acquiring the item. Sadly this has ended many a time with conflict, in which some pursuers are either badly wounded or even kille
Crossbones and DenimCrossbones and Denim8 years ago in Fantasy More Like This
Keith had just had a pretty terrible day, some friendship issues, among other various pains he had to deal with at this part of life. His parents at the moment, were on an extended business leave and weren't going to be back for a while. Keith was 17 so it made no difference he lived close enough to just walk home of the evenings. He just felt like walking, due to the time of day, so that's what he did, just walk. Keith was taking a different route home this time he knew it was there just never went that way any. This way was a bit of a more reasonable distance, but what did it mater anyhow?
Strolling down that bricked over sidewalk looked to be a thrift shop, maybe like a knock off of Salvation Army or something of that sort. Maybe a collector's shop? Perhaps a junk store, any of those combinations would have worked, however he felt like a change of pace and decided on entry to b
PokePet Gene Curse or Gift?The PokePet GenePokePet Gene Curse or Gift?6 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
There is a special gene in some people's DNA that is a defect and can cause major problems in their life. Some people use it to their advantage and some consider it a burden. The gene causes them to become a pokemon when treated like a pet. When they are petted or called "Good boy/girl" the gene activates and will begin to make them love the petting but they could easily stop it if they tried but the transformation will also begin at the same time and that can only be removed by time. They will also begin to develop the comfort weaknesses of that pokemon like belly rubs, ear scritching, etc. Someone can share this curse by simply sharing their blood with someone else. Some use this gene for evil purposes and turn people into their slaves. Once they have been transformed it can be made permanent by hitting pleasure pressure points which can cause they DNA to lock in that current state be it pokemon or human. Once made permanent it can be reversed for a short time so the
A Part of the AftermathThe streets were full of onlookers staring at the damage that was brought upon the buildings of the town, thanks to the Mist Claws. Not everyone had their minds on the damages, however.A Part of the Aftermath3 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
A small cloaked figure shoved past the standing group of people, trying to wiggle his way through the massive crowds. His two-sided mask gave away that he was one of the three Champions, if the orange crystal hanging around his neck wasn't enough.
After a moment of pushing and shoving, the crowds started to die down the further he went until the streets were mostly empty of pedestrians. The pounding of his feet matched that of his heart, panting as he darted down the winding streets of Sarun. A look of concern was printed onto his face, only his eyes visible of expressing any emotion the young Champion had to have been feeling.
When the Champion, Gebroken-Ogen, took the next turn, he found himself in a rather extravagant part of town. Large, expensi
Dark Meridian: Chapter 3Dark Meridian: Chapter 33 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
That night, Willow found herself caught within a dream once again.
She was in a dark area, which by now she was getting used to. She looked around, when finally her eyes settled on the only source of light. Out of the darkness came a light blue flicker, and she curiously headed towards it.
As she approached it, she finally realized that it was a small blue flame. It was quite pathetic to tell the truth, no larger than the flame you'd find on a house candle. Oddly, she found herself feeling sorry for the thing. It was just so small, it seemed almost helpless. She was happy it was here though. Any change to the dramatic nightmare she kept having was welcome.
The little ball of light almost had her hypnotized. She snapped out of her trance when she heard a disembodied voice. It was unintelligible, and it wasn't really like a voice at all. It was almost like someone was putting thoughts into her mind.
"Hello? Is someone there?" She looked around, trying to locate the voice. She didn't know
Lost Sanctuary"Lost Sanctuary"Lost Sanctuary7 years ago in Songs & Lyrics More Like This
inspired by "Passion/Sanctuary" from Kingdom Hearts 2
New lyrics by Joseph Blanchette
All I want is to see you
But youre so far away
Angels will fly
Beyond the ends of this old planet
To sanctuary, where you have always been
Beyond the endless ocean
They will find you alone
Angels will try
To tell you how much I need you
In my sanctuary, its nothing without you
I want you in my arms tonight
But all that I hold is nothing.
Away from pain and darkness
Ill shield you from it all
Angels will cry
The first time they lay eyes upon you
In sanctuary, where sun bathes you in light
They go as far as they can,
But will fall to the ground
Angels will die
Upon the shiny gates of heaven
Their sanctuary, where you choose to lay
All I knew,
is all gone
All thats left
Is in me
As My Heart BeatsAs my heart beats, in tune with yours, I imagine you in your home, slumbering snugly with the heat of your blankets and bedsheets surrounding you in a grasp of warmth and comfort. As my heart beats its last rhythms, as I waste away on the pavement, I accept it with utmost certainty that you are safe and unknowing of my current health... For I know you care for me, and I wish to remember your gorgeous smiles from the cherished memories of the nights we had together instead of the worrisome stare and confusion from the fear I know you'd feel if you were here. As my heart beats, I will remember you with all of my being, and know that I have always had a reason to live, and that very reason was to support your life with all the energy I could have managed. So as my heart beats the last of the love I ever felt, I must say that I will miss you, and love you, remember you and care for you. I await you at the gates, for if I go in without you, it would hardly be called a haven.As My Heart Beats5 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
I'm Begging For Mercy - Ch 11I'm Begging For Mercy - Ch 113 years ago in Drama More Like This
I'm Begging For Mercy Part Two
By Ran Uzumaki
Warnings: Violence, abuse, sexual situations, death, cursing, drug usage.
Disclaimer: Matt Stone and Trey Parker own South Park and all its characters. I'm just borrowing them. The plot belongs to me.
Pairings: Craig x Tweek; Craig x DogPoo
Summary: Craig and Tweek meet by chance and quickly bond over bruises. But one day Tweek doesn't come to school. And Craig's world shatters. Then he meets someone else, someone he never suspected he would ever get with. Someone he forgot existed.
Song: Silence - Aly & AJ
Its about ten o clock when I sneak into my bedroom through the window with the smell of sex on my skin and weed on my clothes. Frankly, I feel amazing and its not entirely because I'm high. Tweek and I have been dating for almost a year. Its been the best time of my life. And in a way the worst. The sweet blonde has been full of unexpected surprises.
Human Nature: Chapter 1 A large red fox morph entered the control room, the black and purple color of his uniform denoting his rank. He scanned the area with a pair of blue eyes, which soon set upon a striped feline wearing a black and blue uniform. He opened his muzzle to address the yellow-furred cat, Lieutenant Shortail, what is the status of this planet?Human Nature: Chapter 18 years ago in Science Fiction More Like This
The feline turned around to face the speaker. Her ears were folded back slightly and her expression told the fox that the news was not all good, Well, the planet is inhabitable, she said, her brown eyes refusing to meet his own, but its most advanced creatures seem to be at constant war with each other, the two of them were silent for a while, Commander, may I be frank? The cat morph said, biting her lower lip and brushing some black hair out of her face.
The fox nodded, Yes. What is it?