Tuskaphant

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Tuskaphant
(Xylodon hydroensis)
Main image of Tuskaphant
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma-ray burst
Information
CreatorGiant Blue Anteater Other
Week/Generation8/54
HabitatHydro-Nuke Savanna
Size3 m Tall
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportUnknown
DietHerbivore (Violetgrass, Speckled Berry Plant)
RespirationActive (Lungs)
ThermoregulationMesotherm
ReproductionSexual, two sexes, live birth
Taxonomy
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Species
Eukaryota
Viridisagania
Mancerxa
Phytozoa (info)
Chloropodia (info)
Barbellophyta
Mystacotheria (info)
Actinoursida
Ursielephantoidea (info)
Altielephantoidea
Altielephantidae
Xylodon
Xylodon hydroensis
Ancestor:Descendants:

The tuskaphant descended from the gigaphant. It has replaced the gigaphant in the Hydro-Nuke Savanna. The tuskaphant's legs became shorter, and the trunks grew a bit longer so it can eat the violetgrass. It has also developed "thumbs" on the trunks, like Earth's African elephant, so it could hold onto the food. They now live in herds of at least 15 individuals.

One noticeable difference from the gigaphant is that the tuskaphant, as its name suggests, has very long tusks. The males have long tusks while the females' are much shorter. The tusks are used to fight for mating rights.

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)
  • Cottonback (class Barbellophyta)