Paraglider-Tongued Plent

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Paraglider-Tongued Plent
(Diktyoglossus aero-lingua)
Artwork of Paraglider-Tongued Plent
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma-ray burst
Creator Hydromancerx Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Subclass
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Mancerxa
Chloropodia
Barbellophyta
Glossophores
Archaeglossophores
Diktyoglossidae
Diktyoglossus
Diktyoglossus aero-lingua
Week/Generation 9/60
Habitat Atmosphere
Size Body 70 cm Long
7 m Tongue-span
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Endoskeleton (Unjointed Wood)
Diet Omnivore (Flying Worms, Flying Plents, Floating Plants), Photosynthesis
Respiration Active (Lungs)
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Sexual, live birth, two sexes


The paraglider-tongued plent replaced the kite-tongued plent. Due to the large amount of predators it has developed an escape method. It now can be pulled away into the sky by its tongue. Its tongue is very long but he can pull it in to be more stable during flight. It uses the air currents to choose where it wants to go, much like human paraglider would do. They can stay up in the air for long periods of time and will actually land on sky balloons and sky trees to avoid going down. Since it is clumsy on land it stays up in the atmosphere most of its life. It may come down to drink but can usually collect rain in a Sky Tree or Bubble Tree. It is an opportunist and will eat whatever flying creature it can find: twelve-winged worms, flying plents or even eating airborne seeds and spores. Since it cannot pull in its tongue as much it will swallow most thing whole closing its mouth around the tongue. Babies are cared for in sky tree or bubble tree nests until hey are old enough to glide on their own.

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)
  • Torpcoat (subclass Glossophores)
  • Snoofloo (class Barbellophyta)