|This article is about an older version of DF.|
A beak dog is a mount used by goblins, a savage beast on its own. A little larger than a dwarf and armed with a huge beak and claws, it can take down many civilian dwarves easily. Beak dogs live in evil marshes, so if you don't insist on settling in a marsh, you shouldn't meet these creatures until your defences are prepared. Toady has said that they are based on a variety of sources: .
[CREATURE:BEAK_DOG] [NAME:beak dog:beak dogs:beak dog] [TILE:'B'][COLOR:4:0:0] [MODVALUE:2] [LARGE_ROAMING][FREQUENCY:25] [POPULATION_NUMBER:10:20] [CLUSTER_NUMBER:3:7] [LARGE_PREDATOR][EVIL][MOUNT][MEANDERER] [PETVALUE:50] [GRASSTRAMPLE:0] [BONECARN] [PREFSTRING:chatters and clicks] [PREFSTRING:hunched backs] [PREFSTRING:large beaks] [BODY:HUMANOID:2EYES:2EARS:NOSE:2LUNGS:HEART:GUTS:ORGANS:THROAT:NECK:SPINE:BRAIN:MOUTH] [BODYGLOSS:PAW:CLAW_HAND] [SIZE:7] [MAXAGE:10:20] [ATTACK:MAIN:BYTYPE:MOUTH:bite:bites:1:6:GORE][ATTACKFLAG_CANLATCH] [CHILD:1][CHILDNAME:beak dog pup:beak dog pups] [FAT:1] [ALL_ACTIVE] [BIOME:MARSH_TEMPERATE_FRESHWATER] [BIOME:MARSH_TEMPERATE_SALTWATER] [BIOME:MARSH_TROPICAL_FRESHWATER] [BIOME:MARSH_TROPICAL_SALTWATER] [STANDARD_FLESH] [HOMEOTHERM:10067] [SWIMS_INNATE][SWIM_SPEED:2500]