Roaming Plent

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The distribution of Roaming Plents on Wright.
Roaming Plent
(Procynochoerus roven)
Artwork of Roaming Plent
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma-ray burst
Creator Somarinoa Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Subclass
Order
Superfamily
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Mancerxa
Chloropodia
Barbellophyta
Mystacotheria
Ursiporciformes
Actinoursoidea
Actinoursidae
Procynochoerus
Procynochoerus roven
Week/Generation 10/66
Habitat Hydro-Nuke Savanna, Wright Rainforest, Nuke Swamp, Ovi-Hydro Plains
Size 1 m Tall
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Unknown
Diet Omnivore (generally eats plants, but will eat meat if it can catch it), Photosynthesis
Respiration Active (Lungs)
Thermoregulation Mesotherm
Reproduction Sexual, Two sexes, Live birth


An offshoot of the sailbacked bearhog plents of Wright, the roaming plents truly live up to their names, and have moved to a variety of habitats all over their home continent. To compensate for their new areas, they have shrunk in size, only rarely reaching sizes above 1m in height, and they have adapted to eat almost exclusively plants, which inhabit their domain. However, it continues to be an opportunistic omnivore, and will therefore hunt and eat meat that it can subdue, although this is generally small creatures.


Like their predecessor, their wingleaves are permanently fused in place over their back as sails, and are brightly colored in males to attract mates and to deter rivals; for roaming plents, the brighter your sail, the more attractive you are, and so two rival males will compete by sizing up the colors on each other's sails—the one with the brighter sails wins. Because of the nature of this rivalry, these fights never end in fatal battles between the two of them (although they are occasionally caught off-guard by predators).


They continue to possess the three toes per foot of their ancestor, as well, but have developed a short tail which has its butt nostril on the end of it. Their skintone has also become darker, to better show off the colors of their sails.

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)
  • Snowprint (order Ursiporciformes)
  • Briarback (subclass Mystacotheria)
  • Torpcoat (class Barbellophyta)