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tetraphant by Dragonthunders tetraphant by Dragonthunders
part of the future is far.

the tetraphant is the result of 100 million years of evolution on a terraformed planet.

this being, is descended from one of the pro-evolved species, the Ganeshians, who had populated your alien world millions of years ago. the populations of these sapient elephants, soon began to retreat as a civilization until they reached a point where they returned to the wild. evolution soon began to bear fruit, developing different forms, first, the aquatic kind, and smaller herbivores, then, and then carnivorous omnivorous ways.

ultimately the result of this divergence, was the evolution of tetraphants.

do not let them its appearance fool, it does appear to have changed little from their ancestors. this animal was the result of 3 extinction events.

the first, I leave your more distant ancestors in an unfavorable position, as wereas deer-like creatures (omnivores), which were hunted by monsters like Entelodon.
the second extinction, neighborhood with these monsters, but be carried to many of yours. those who remained were small creatures, like coyotes, which had been relegated to niche scavengers.
the third extinction, was what led them to the top, because I delete their competitors, who were killed by an abrupt climate change.

measures around 3 meters long, and weighs about 250 kg. live in groups of 8, they are omnivores. the tentacle-like structures are the result of evolutionary adaptation, which, retained these manipulative appendages that developed in many shapes and sizes. in tetraphants, were developed as manipulators that allow them to feel, control, build...
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Taliesaurus Featured By Owner May 24, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
strange to believe it is an elephant.....
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Dragonthunders Featured By Owner May 24, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
Yeah
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JWArtwork Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I like the concept here. :)
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Dragonthunders Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
thanks you :)
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bhut Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014
It looks really interesting!
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Dragonthunders Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
thanks :)
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malevouvenator Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014
Interesante especimen!
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Dragonthunders Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
gracias :)
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malevouvenator Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014
No hay de que colega!
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