Ramaphant

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Ramaphant
(Arietidus caprimimus)
Artwork of Ramaphant
Species is extinct.
14/95, replaced by descendant
Creator RabidWolf Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Subclass
Order
Family
Subfamily
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Mancerxa
Chloropodia
Barbellophyta
Mystacotheria
Ursielephantiformes
Ursielephantidae
Arietodontinae
Arietidus
Arietidus caprimimus
Week/Generation 9/56
Habitat Ittiz Rocky
Size 1.04-1.07 m Tall
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Unknown
Diet Herbivore (Orbiflor)
Respiration Active (Lungs)
Thermoregulation Mesotherm
Reproduction Sexual, live birth, two sexes
Descendant of Ancestor of


The ramaphant exhibits a prime example of sexual dimorphism (the sexes looking different). The males (rams) have long, curling tusks similar in appearance to a male bighorn sheep's on Earth, and they have reddish stripes on their backs. Females (ewes) have near-nonexistent tusks which barely extend beyond the top of the trunk, and they have no stripes. The males' tusks are used in much the same manner as those of the bighorn ram on Earth. They are primarily used to fend off rivals in both mating and territory. This species evolved when the tuskaphants moved from the Hydro-Nuke Savanna to the Ittiz Rocky area due to food shortage. Their single toenails became hooves, and they became much more slender and agile for leaping among the crags and rocks.

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)
  • Hedgimal (subclass Mystacotheria)
  • Fatruck (class Barbellophyta)