Plapir

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Plapir
(Spinotapirus aquapodus)
Artwork of Plapir
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma-ray burst
Creator Giant Blue Anteater Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Subclass
Order
Family
Subfamily
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Mancerxa
Chloropodia
Barbellophyta
Mystacotheria
Ursielephantiformes
Ursielephantidae
Ursielephantinae
Spinotapirus
Spinotapirus aquapodus
Week/Generation 12/76
Habitat Ovi Lake
Size Males: 4 m Long
Females: 3 m Long
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Unknown
Diet Herbivore (Lillypalm, Floating Root, Pampyrus)
Respiration Active (Lungs)
Thermoregulation Mesotherm
Reproduction Sexual, live birth, two sexes


This is an amphibious offshoot from the plandaphant called the plapir. It adapted to living in the Ovi Lake. The legs are bent due to modified plant fibers that literally form "wooden bones". This helps the plapir's swimming. The tail grows longer so the posterior breathing hole can reach the air and breathe. The two trunks develop "thumbs" to improve grasping. Their mouths have a battery of wooden teeth that grind up plants. Plapirs favor lillypalms, the leaves of floating roots, and pampyruses.

Male Palpirs have long colorful sails, while females have short, dully colored ones.

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)
  • Twinecoat (class Barbellophyta)