DF2014:Giant aardvark

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Giant aardvark

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Urist likes giant aardvarks for their long ears.
Biome

Variations

Aardvark - Aardvark man - Giant aardvark

Attributes
Alignment: Savage

· Exotic mount

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 500

· Exotic pet · Breeding

Not hunting/war trainable 

Size
Child: 5,600 cm3
Adolescent: 280,000 cm3
Adult: 560,000 cm3

Age
Adult at: 1
Max age: 15-25
Butchering returns

Food items

Meat 19
Fat 16
Brain 1
Heart 1
Lungs 2
Intestines 1
Liver 1
Kidneys 2
Tripe 1
Sweetbread 1
Eyes 2
Spleen 1

Raw materials

Bones 22
Skull 1
Skin Raw hide
This article is about the current version of DF.
A huge monster in the form of an aardvark.


Giant aardvarks are the giant cousins of the common aardvark, found in savage tropical plains. Like their regular sized brethren, they spawn individually and meander through the map, generally minding their own business. Despite being over 9 times the size of a dwarf, giant aardvarks are just as benign as their smaller cousins and will flee if confronted, making them unlikely to pose a threat unless cornered by your hunters.

Giant aardvarks can be captured with cage traps and trained into pets, possessing the standard value of a giant creature. A breeding pair can be used for a fortress's meat industry somewhat more efficiently than normal aardvarks, as their larger size makes them drop a larger quantity of meat, fat and bones. Giant aardvarks are exotic mounts, so you may see elves riding them into battle in the event of a siege.

Some dwarves like giant aardvarks for their snout and their long ears.

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