Bouncer Plent

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Bouncer Plent
(Bullasaltator hippotahopitai)
Main image of Bouncer Plent
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma-ray burst
Information
CreatorRaptor Other
Week/Generation14/90
HabitatHuggs-Yokto Savanna
Size80 cm Long
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportEndoskeleton (Jointed Wood)
DietScavenger (Dung), Herbivore, Photosynthesis
RespirationActive (Lungs)
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionSexual, live birth, two sexes
Taxonomy
Domain
Superkingdom
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Viridisagania
Mancerxa
Phytozoa (info)
Chloropodia (info)
Eochloropodia
Remifloriformes
Bullapedidae
Bullasaltator
Bullasaltator hippotahopitai
Ancestor:Descendants:

The bouncer plent split from the bubblefoot plent. They have moved to the Huggs-Yokto Savanna and adopted an unusual method of locomotion. The sacks on their feet have become very rubbery, elastic and have developed a springy structure inside. They are now very similar to toy rubber balls, and so can be used to bounce with. They can bounce for a reasonably long amount of time, starting by slamming their feet once or twice to start the bouncing and then moving their limbs to control direction. To stop, they dig their elbows and knees hard into the ground and raise their feet, causing the bubbles to stop touching the ground and instead the wood-like fortified caps on their legs stop them. They usually move by shuffling along using their elbows as feet, but for long distances they love to bounce. More importantly, against a predator bouncing proves much faster and harder to follow (they are also difficult to catch as they move up and down in the air).


Bouncer plents are now in a habitat without pleppo dung, so they now eat other creature's waste for food, but mainly graze a little on plant life. They can be found in little grazing herds shuffling along in the grass. The "leaves" have shrunk and are flapped up and down by both sexes to attract the other, the females flapping up, the males flapping down. This is another reason why they left for the land, as this behavior can cause problems when you also use them to steer. Pregnancy is shorter than before, because of the plent's naturally energetic lifestyle. Females will do less bouncing during this period, and so are vulnerable during this time. The males are bigger and tougher, and try to guard the females, and after the pregnancies, the children as well. A bouncer's worst nightmare is a sharp object lying upwards from the ground.

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)
  • Driftwood Dasher (phylum Chloropodia)