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|Hyroalambat; A strange aboreal African Mammal|
|Topic Started: Aug 12 2011, 12:23 PM (615 Views)|
|Zorcuspine||Aug 12 2011, 12:23 PM Post #1|
The most majestic of beasts
|The hyroalambat is a denizen of the African Jungle, descended from the modern day hyrax. It is about the size of a wombat and has cat like legs, except its claws are not retractable. Like its ancestor its a herbivore, however it is a frugivore unlike its ancestor. It is generally solitary, although it is not especially hostile to others of its kind and they occasionally form small family groups. This all changes in the winter when Males begin fighting each other with their powerful claws for mating rights. The males go through physiological changes during the mating season, with lots of fat relocated the face to protect them from injury during the brutal fights.|
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