Sagan 4

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Sagan 4 Creature Feature #67 – Sheltered Gilltail

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

By Coolsteph The sheltered gilltail replaced its ancestor. During daytime, sheltered gilltails hide in crusicruges. At night, they emerge to feed on LadyM korystals. Using crusicruges as shelter and only being active at night help it avoid falling prey to one of its many predators. Most of the time, sheltered gilltails look much like their [...]

Sagan 4 Creature Feature #66 – Bonegrass

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

By Hydromancerx The bonegrass split from its ancestor, the jeluki boneflora. It has left Jeluki Salt Swamp and now lives in the intertidal zone of the northern tropical beaches of Darwin. During high tide the live much like their ancestor, but during low tide they have become more adapted to land. Like its ancestor must [...]

Sagan 4 Creature Feature #65 – Black Woollycoat

Sunday, January 12th, 2014

By Coolsteph The black woollycoat has a thick coat of cottony wool, which keeps it warm in the winter. The wool is especially thick around its sides, giving the impression of wings. Whenever there is chilly weather, a black woollycoat’s babies nestle in their mother’s wool-wings. However, since the babies are born in summer, this [...]

Sagan 4 Creature Feature #64 – Pinyuk

Monday, October 21st, 2013

By TheBigL The pinyuk split from its ancestor and moved further down south. In order to compensate to the increase in heat, it has evolved to be smaller in size, its “eye-ears” are larger, and its feathery coat has become less thick. Their feathers have also evolved to become more complex than its ancestor’s proto-feathers, [...]

Sagan 4 Creature Feature #63 – Seaplane Tonboswarmer

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

By Coolsteph The seaplane tonboswarmer is incapable of flight, and moves more like a pond skater than a dragonfly. Its second pair of wings lay below its body and contact the water, like the pontoons of some kinds of seaplanes. The seaplane tonboswarmer can often be seen sitting on the top of the water’s surface, [...]

Sagan 4 Creature Feature #62 – Bora Scuttler

Monday, July 15th, 2013

By Jlind11 The bora scuttler split from its ancestor, finding a new food source in the borinvermee on Solpimr Island. The excess moisture of the Rainforest allowed them to move inland on the island; they developed internal water-storing organs underneath their plates to help though. Its jaws have elongated, allowing it to pry between microflora [...]

Sagan 4 Creature Feature #61 – Tamjack

Saturday, June 15th, 2013

By Jlind11 The tamjack split from its ancestor. Their fur has shortened and they have become more streamline in order to swim faster, its movement similar to Earth’s otter. The scales on its back have shrunk and increased in number. They now serve the same function as the scales on Earth sharks in that they [...]

Sagan 4 Creature Feature #60 – Hullback

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

By Hydromancerx The hullback split from its ancestor, the seashellsnapper. However with so much competition in Bumpy Polar Coast, its ancestor was forced out and eventually went extinct there. Now in the open ocean, it had to drastically adapt or die.

Sagan 4 Creature Feature #59 – Tunnel Rustling

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

By Jlind11 The tunnel rustling split from its ancestor and moved into the Barlow Desert, following the pionferruses. It has shrunk to half its size, both to make its subterranean lifestyle easier as well as to prevent it from exhausting its food source.

Sagan 4 Creature Feature #58 – Gupongrass

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

By Rhodix The gupongrass split from its ancestor and grown larger leaves. Starch buds protrude from the base, which also stores it in large amount inside, giving it a soft structure. The bush base is quite small, growing no more than 10 cm long. It will bend according to the water flow direction, eventually being [...]

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