Orbitree Neckeye

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Orbitree Neckeye
(Oculusarus orbitreemimus)
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19/125, ice comet impact event
Creator Hydromancerx Other
Taxonomy

Eukaryota

Week/Generation 17/112
Habitat Wright Rainforest
Size 9.6 m Tall
Diet Herbivore (Stout Lamp-Palm leaves, Mega Orbitree leaves)
Respiration Unknown
Thermoregulation Unknown
Reproduction Sexual (two genders), Lays hard-shelled eggs in nests
Descendant of Ancestor of
Neckeye


The orbitree neckeye replaced its ancestor the neckeye. It has grown to twice its ancestors size. Its mimicry of the mega orbitree has gotten even better in order to hide from the phalanx lizardworms. Not only is its body coloring the same as the trunk of a mega orbitree but its mouth, and eye stalks resemble the leaves. Their two top eye have merged into a the large flower-orb on the tops of mega orbitrees. it even has tiny yellow growths to mimic the flowers. This some times tricks even the violet glowlicker. Their tail is now a third foot to help it stay balanced. The back toes and tail arch up to mimic the shape of the roots of the mega orbtree.

To further perfect their mimicry they move extremely slow now to appear like trees. They also have become less social and rarely use their color changing "leaves" to communicate. When they do use them its either an emergency or mating season. During this time they will flash colors at each other and rubnecks. They do not make any sounds because they are deaf and could not hear it. However the crunching of leaves when they eat and flatulence sometimes gives them away.

The orbitree neckeyes are monogamous and mate for life. They will build huge dirt and branches mounds for their nests. These nests are built near other mating pairs. They lay 3 to 4 eggs each year and will raise their young together. They take turns sitting on the nest as well as feeding the chicks pre-chewed leafs when they hatch. After a year the chicks join the herd as they migrate throughout the forest leaving leafless stout lamp-palms and mega orbitrees without low leaves. They reach sexual maturity after about 7 years and live and average of 36 years.