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    Posted: 22-Dec-2007 at 07:24
What do you think the outcome would be?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22-Dec-2007 at 07:29
Not my area of expertise, but at a guess, I'd say jaguar. Leopards are more agile, true, but Jaguar seems to have bite strength and physical mass in it's favor. However, it'd be close. They're fairly even, and not horribly different even in those two areas. And those don't make a sure thing.
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Silverfish vs, Goldfish ?
 
 

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22-Dec-2007 at 08:00
Goldfish definitely. Such agility and strength!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22-Dec-2007 at 12:11
Originally posted by Knights

Goldfish definitely. Such agility and strength!
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22-Dec-2007 at 14:02
The problem here in the Lions and Tigers sketch comes from the fact that while tigers are solitary predators, the lions are not and practice agression in terms of the pride. Chances are if you see one lion there are several others you don't see and a tiger would probably react in terms of the old adage, discretion is the better part of valor.
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German Shepherd




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Turkish Angora

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24-Dec-2007 at 22:41
I Vote for the kitteh.
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The dog would eat that cat in a second. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 25-Dec-2007 at 19:35
never underestimate the power of claws vs. highly sensitive muzzle.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29-Dec-2007 at 06:37

i must say that i have witnessed the Turkish Angora kick many dogs asses. However, none of those dogs were a German Shepherd, but that still doesnt rule it out.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29-Dec-2007 at 07:44
I'd like to see a dog like the German Shepherd take on a cat actually. Which cat? Maybe a Liger...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29-Dec-2007 at 07:49
Depends on the personality of cat and dog.  I'm sure most of us have seen a tiny dog make a large one run away.  Its always amusing to watch. 
 
If the german sheperd is not a coward the cat's odds are poor.  If the sheperd catches the cat that is.  The shepherd would kill the cat in that instance but the damage the cat inflicts on the its face could be great; eyes, forementioned nose region etc.
 
Edit:  just saw knights post.LOL  I think the odds may sway a tad from dog to cat in that match up.


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29-Dec-2007 at 07:55
True. Cats should not be underestimated. I was once walking a Cocker Spaniel - it ran into some bushes to attack a cat in there, next moment I heard it yelping, then it came running out with the cat chasing it. Turns out it avoided major injury, but I think it's safe to say that the cat whooped its ass!
The arched back, erect hairs, teeth showing, claws out and snarling defensive threat of a cat can be very offputting to dogs, and most will retreat in order to avoid injury.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29-Dec-2007 at 11:07
years ago, when I resided in Miami Shores, I had two cats while my neighbor had two rotweilers. One of my cats, Chat, liked to sun himself on the wall that divided our properties. The Rots usually left it alone, but one day one would not let up on the barking and leaping at the cat on his perch...suddenly there was a yowling hiss followed by a chorus of whining yelps: the cat had sprung on the rot and was doing an imitation of a bronco buster as the dog went spinning all across his backyard! After a few minutes, the cat leaped off the dog's back and skeddadled through the grates of the front gate. From that day onwards the dogs never again made any moves or sounds at the cats, who continued their sunning ways.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29-Dec-2007 at 11:38
Haha!LOL Point proven.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29-Dec-2007 at 22:35
I'm trying to think of a good opponent for a colossal squid. Other than a giant squid, which would probably lose because it's weaker, has fewer hooks or claws, and only has the advantage of reach, or a sperm whale, which probably would win because it's built for hunting squid, I can't think of any good ones.


any suggestions from the eminent scholars of this forum?


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30-Dec-2007 at 00:28
Eminent scholars arise!

I think a Sperm Whale could take out a Colossal Squid, as well as an Orca.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30-Dec-2007 at 01:08
yes, which is why I'm trying to think of a better matchup than whale vs. squid. ending? whale wins. although an orca would have a lot less of a chance.
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