DF2014:Giant peach-faced lovebird

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Giant peach-faced lovebird

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Urist likes giant peach-faced lovebirds for their loving nature.
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Variations

Peach-faced lovebird - Peach-faced lovebird man - Giant peach-faced lovebird

Attributes
Alignment: Savage

· Flying · Exotic mount

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 500

· Egglaying · Exotic pet · Breeding

Not hunting/war trainable 

Size
Child: 26,722.64 cm3
Adult: 200,419.8 cm3
Food products
Eggs 4-6
Age
Adult at: 1
Max age: 10-15
Butchering returns

Food items

Meat 17
Fat 11
Brain 1
Gizzard 1
Heart 1
Lungs 2
Intestines 1
Liver 1
Kidneys 2
Tripe 1
Sweetbread 1
Spleen 1

Raw materials

Bones 24
Skull 1
Skin Raw hide
Feather 1
This article is about the current version of DF.
A huge monster taking the shape of a peach-faced lovebird.

Giant peach-faced lovebirds will fly around your fortress site, occasionally landing on trees to roost. They can be captured and tamed as a pet or an egg-laying machine. They have a sizable pet value of 500, like many giant creatures. In a desperate situation (or an unintended one, as your hunter might find it amusing if an expensive bolt got lodged in its head) they can also be used as sources of meat, bones and lard.

[edit] Combat

Due to their size, giant peach-faced lovebirds can cause significant damage to unarmed, inexperienced dwarves, often leading them to bleed to death. In evenly-matched combat against civilian dwarves, giant peach-faced lovebirds usually win, frequently without any losses. Therefore, armed and experienced dwarves are recommended to encourage giant peach-faced lovebirds to flock elsewhere. Humorously, some dwarves like giant peach-faced lovebirds for their loving nature. Taming these creatures can be very beneficial to your fortress' defense, considering how dangerous they are.

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Just remember, as they peck out the eyes of your only woodcutter or fisherman, they're doing it for love. It's been found that historically, many victims of Giant Peach-Faced Lovebirds happen to immediately stop upon hearing the name "Giant Peach-Faced Love Bird", and have been known to cause supremely dangerous and viscous deaths.

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