Planthog

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Planthog
(Paraporcus susdon)
Main image of Planthog
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma-ray burst
Information
CreatorTheBigDeepCheatsy Other
Week/Generation12/82
HabitatOvi-Hydro-Nuke Rainforest, Hydro Savanna
Size1.5 meters Long
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportUnknown
DietOmnivore (Pambu Worms, Butcher Worms, Emperor Wingworms, Scuttlisks, Browsing Capoo eggs, Crested Miragebok eggs, Colorful Berry Plant, Violetgrass, Orbiflor, Speckled Berry Plant, Pambalm berries)
RespirationActive (Lungs)
ThermoregulationMesotherm
ReproductionSexually, Live Birth, Two Sexes
Taxonomy
Domain
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Eukaryota
Viridisagania
Mancerxa
Phytozoa (info)
Chloropodia (info)
Barbellophyta
Mystacotheria (info)
Actinoursida
Ursielephantoidea (info)
Paraporcidae
Paraporcus
Paraporcus susdon
Ancestor:Descendants:

The planthog has split off from its ancestor, the rainforest plapir. During its evolution, the planthog's split trunk has fused entirely and has become a snout; its sail has reduced significantly into large spines which help defend it from predators. Since it lives in Hydro Savanna, its coloring has changed to help blend in with the violetgrass. Other adaptations include larger tusks which help it defend itself from predators and other planthogs, better hearing and a slimmer body design which helps it run faster than its ancestor. Since it runs faster, its third toes have become smaller.

Just like its distant relative, the bearhog plentdog, its tongue can pick up scent particles in the air and rubs them on bumps in the roof of its mouth. However, unlike the bearhog plentdog, it has ten of these "scent bumps". This helps the planthog find even more food.

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)
  • Thornmole (subclass Mystacotheria)
  • Chopsticks Fatcoat (class Barbellophyta)