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Giant mantis

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Urist likes giant mantises for their predatory nature.
Biome

Variations

Mantis - Mantis man - Giant mantis

Attributes
Alignment: Savage

· Flying · Exotic mount

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 500

· Exotic pet · Breeding

Not hunting/war trainable 

Size
Adult: 200,007 cm3

Age
Adult at: Birth
Max age: 1-1
Butchering returns

Food items

Meat 40
Fat 19
Brain 2
Heart 1
Intestines 8
Eyes 2

Raw materials

Skin Chitin
This article is about the current version of DF.
A large monster in the shape of a mantis.

Giant mantises are large (size 200000, like most giant arthropods) fliers that enter your map alone, and spend most of the time flying all around the map. They are not aggressive if left alone, but they have the unique ability of being able to latch on flesh with their forearms, making them quite good fighters if pressed.

Giant mantises can be tamed, but they don't breed, live only one year, and lack the characteristics of a good attack creature, despite how cool it would be to have giant mantises as defense.

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