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Temple Giraffe #1246

General

Towering over the grasslands surrounding the Etain Desert, the temple giraffes are easily recognizable from other types of giraffes by the golden band that adorns their long graceful neck. They are highly social creatures, traveling in small, but close-knit herds of up to ten or twenty. Because of their size and power, not many creatures will ever try to harm them. If threatened, they are able to use the heat of their surroundings to their advantage by creating a heat shield that will surround them. This shield, from the outside, looks like nothing more than a shimmering haze that all but makes them vanish from view, but if someone or something should happen to touch this shield, they will come away with severe burns, discouraging predators.

Egg

This sandy colored egg has a golden band wrapped around it.

Hatchling

Temple giraffe hatchlings are a bundle of energy from the moment they hatch, only stopping to eat or sleep. Like the adults, hatchlings are social creatures and enjoy playing with other temple giraffes or their magi. As they grow, they quickly learn to use their magic, often disappearing in a shimmery haze if they are ever frightened. Out in the wild, hatchlings will never leave sight of their herd and more often than not, they will be found in the middle surrounded by adults, all of which will protect them fiercely, so it is unwise to ever try and approach a hatchling in the wild.

Adult

Reaching adulthood, temple giraffes calm down considerably, though they sometimes can be quite playful, but you will most often find them grazing and lazing about with other temple giraffes. They make for good traveling companions and some magis prefer them to meldops when crossing the Etain Desert. In the wild, temple giraffes are often skittish around magis and will disappear at the sight of one. This makes finding them fairly difficult unless you know what you are looking for. Despite this, they have been known to help lost travelers find their way in the desert and on very rare occasions, they may even gift the magi with an egg.

Notes

Obtained from: Donation, Retired
Breeding: Yes
Renaming cost: 20000 gold
Release date: June 15th 2021

Breeds with the following:
Temple Giraffe + Temple Giraffe = Temple Giraffe Cost: 3 shards
Temple Giraffe + Dark Temple Giraffe = Dark Temple Giraffe

June 2021 Midmonth Donation Pet

Sprite art: Jrap17 | Description: Jrap17

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