Cave Dweller

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Cave Dweller
(Tripodosaurus minisaur)
Main image of Cave Dweller
Species is extinct.
16/104, replaced by descendant
Information
CreatorHydromancerx Other
Week/Generation15/99
HabitatFerret Limestone Caves
Size2 m Tall
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportEndoskeleton (Bone)
DietHerbivore (Cave Palmworm, Cave Fernplent)
RespirationActive (Lungs)
ThermoregulationUnknown
ReproductionSexual, Lays Hard-Shelled Eggs in nests, Two Sexes
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Superclass
Clade
Class
Subclass
Order
Suborder
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Carpozoa
Spondylozoa
Anisoscelida
Pentapodes
Caudapodia
Eucaudapodia
Pentagradia
Eupentapodiformes
Tripodosauridae
Tripodosaurus
Tripodosaurus minisaur
Ancestor:Descendants:

The cave dweller has split from its ancestor, the forest dweller. It has adapted to the cave environment by shrinking in size. While the flora inside is plentiful it is hard to get to them through smaller opening. The cave dwellers are more surefooted than their ancestors and can climb down steep rocks to get to the food they need. Much of it is too high to get to so they will shake the trees until leaves fall. Some have even pushed over trees in order to eat their leaves. They may be smaller than their ancestors but they are very strong for their size.

They only use their forelimbs when they lower themselves to the ground for drinking water, mating, and tending to their eggs. The remaining eyes can see better in the low light but they still run into things now and then. They will use their top claws to feel where they are going some of the time. Their color-changing ability is very limited, with only the head and upper necks changing color, and even then only for interspecies communication. However this is limited in the dim light and are limited to light spots where the trees grow.

Living Relatives (click to show/hide)

These are randomly selected, and organized from lowest to highest shared taxon. (This may correspond to similarity more than actual relation)
  • Pinyuk (subclass Eucaudapodia)
  • Mystery Capiri (class Caudapodia)