February Midmonth - Babitanah

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February Midmonth - Babitanah

Postby GrowlingCupcake » February 15th, 2019, 1:01:24 am

Babitanah (2-shard)

Many animals have impressive tusks, but few are as spectacular as the curled canines of an adult male babitanah. Males use their tusks in combat, rutting with each other to defend their territories and impress onlooking females. The fights can go on for hours, even days, and become quite bloody if neither combatant is willing to back down. While the upper tusks are by far the most noteworthy, growing continually throughout the animal's life and requiring constant grinding to keep from piercing their own skull, they're actually used primarily for self-defense. The upper teeth form a sort of shield between a babitanah and its opponent, while the straight lower teeth form gouging weapons capable of doing considerable damage. A female's tusks are much smaller by comparison, but don't be fooled -- any determined babitanah can make quick work of whatever displeases them with those tusks.

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This egg has a crest of stiff bristles.

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Re: February Midmonth - Babitanah

Postby Ardroth » February 15th, 2019, 1:14:55 am

Please be a flying pig. :D
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Re: February Midmonth - Babitanah

Postby Reima » February 15th, 2019, 1:18:12 am

Oh yeah, earth pig
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Bets on it being a big huge forest boar

Edit: Well I found a female
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Re: February Midmonth - Babitanah

Postby Magics » February 15th, 2019, 1:21:45 am

Hatched a male and a female — can confirm there's no dimorphism for hatchlings. They're cute ^.^
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Re: February Midmonth - Babitanah

Postby Atklana » February 15th, 2019, 1:22:31 am

YAAAAAS

Look at those diva poses :hooray: :woo:
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Re: February Midmonth - Babitanah

Postby feralkiwi » February 15th, 2019, 1:58:09 am

ooh these are cute! the name & the description makes me wonder if they're based on babirusa at all, though the coloring on the baby makes me think wild boar (one of the stripey ones probably) is more likely.
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Re: February Midmonth - Babitanah

Postby NepetaLeijon » February 15th, 2019, 3:18:30 am

feralkiwi wrote:ooh these are cute! the name & the description makes me wonder if they're based on babirusa at all, though the coloring on the baby makes me think wild boar (one of the stripey ones probably) is more likely.

I think definitely a Babarusa, I remember watching something on animal planet as a kid that said that if a male babirusa lived long enough it might be unfortunate enough to have it's teeth grow and curl into its skull. D:
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Re: February Midmonth - Babitanah

Postby Sanax » February 15th, 2019, 3:25:03 am

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Male... doesn't seem to be dimorphism. ^.^

Edit: Didn't realize Magics already found this out. :lol: That what happens at 2 am! :t-boo:
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Re: February Midmonth - Babitanah

Postby Seabra » February 15th, 2019, 9:09:07 am

Does anyone have an adult of this yet? I think we are all busy with the VD creatures xD
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Re: February Midmonth - Babitanah

Postby Sophist » February 15th, 2019, 12:18:36 pm

No ideas what the adult sprite looks like yet?
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