Egglutton

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Egglutton
(Gulonorcus ovigluttus)
Main image of Egglutton
Species is extinct.
19/125, ice comet impact event
Information
CreatorHydromancerx Other
Week/Generation18/120
HabitatBone River, Bone Swamp
Size2 m Tall
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportEndoskeleton (Bone)
DietOvivore (Turtsnapper eggs, Bloated Serpentsaur eggs, Ambush Sauceback eggs, Boneslider eggs, Deflatersaur eggs, Egglutton eggs)
RespirationActive (Lungs)
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionSexual, Two Sexes, Hard-Shelled Eggs
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Superclass
Clade
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Carpozoa
Spondylozoa
Anisoscelida
Tetrapodes
Saganophidia
Eudigitogradia
Brachiophidae
Gulonorcus
Gulonorcus ovigluttus
Ancestor:Descendants:

The egglutton replaced its ancestor, the boneripper. With so many other predators around it changed it diet to only eggs. This resource was currently untapped. Its body has become big and fat with a huge mouth. In one gulp it can devour an entire nest thus allowing it to "gulp and go". If confronted by the parent of the eggs it has strong front legs with sharp claws as well as a big mouth full of teeth. It also has developed thicker skin in case it gets injured. Its tail now forms a strong back leg to help it walk on the riverbanks. It hardly swims anymore but will wade in the water to steal from nest on the river's edge.

It eats mostly hard-shelled eggs of other species but will sometimes eat rival egglutton eggs as well. It is not as smart as its ancestor and lack social skills. Basically all it likes to do is eat and mate, and then eat again. To keep from dying out it lays eggs year round since some eggs are bound to eat eaten by rivals. Its strong arms can tear down a burrow which may be filled with precious eggs. Its huge nostrils can smell eggs from miles away.

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)
  • Spinemander (class Saganophidia)