Sandsnapper

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Sandsnapper
(Ovisaurus harenapoda)
Artwork of Sandsnapper
Species is extinct.
14/95, replaced by descendant
Creator Hydromancerx Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Superclass
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Carpozoa
Spondylozoa
Anisoscelida
Saganisuchia
Hymenodorsiformes
Ovisauridae
Ovisaurus
Ovisaurus harenapoda
Week/Generation 7/44
Habitat Huggs-Yokto Desert
Size 70 cm Long
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Endoskeleton (Bone)
Diet Ovivore (Azelak Sprinter eggs)
Respiration Active (Lungs)
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Sexual, Lays Frog-like Eggs in Bubble Cactus Moist Insides, Two Sexes


The sandsnapper split from the eggsnapper. They eat eggs just like their ancestor. They are now better adapted to an arid environment and have tougher scales, which reduces water loss. Their sails collect heat, which helps keep this cold-blooded creature active. However, it still lays frog-like eggs, so it has developed an ingenious strategy of biting a hole into a Bubble Cactus, where it is nice and moist. It then lays the eggs into the hole. Once they hatch, they are fully grown and can start finding eggs on their own. The tail has also gotten thinner so it will not touch the hot sand. They tend to make their homes in sandy burrows near Bubble Cacti.

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)
  • Oviaudiator (class Saganisuchia)