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== Other animal people ==
 
== Other animal people ==
  
* {{Tile|a|7:0}} [[Aardvark man]]
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* {{Tile|a|7:0}} [[Aardvark man]]     * {{Tile|a|6:0}} [[Adder man]]
* {{Tile|a|6:0}} [[Adder man]]
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* {{Tile|a|7:1}} [[Albatross man]]     * {{Tile|A|2:0}} [[Alligator man]]
* {{Tile|a|7:1}} [[Albatross man]]
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* {{Tile|A|2:1}} [[Anaconda man]]     * {{Tile|a|2:1}} [[Anole man]]
* {{Tile|A|2:0}} [[Alligator man]]
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* {{Tile|a|7:0}} [[Armadillo man]]     * {{Tile|a|5:0}} [[Axolotl man]]
* {{Tile|A|2:1}} [[Anaconda man]]
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* {{Tile|a|7:0}} [[Aye-aye man]]     * {{Tile|b|7:0}} [[Badger man]]
* {{Tile|a|2:1}} [[Anole man]]
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* {{Tile|s|6:1}} [[Bark scorpion man]     * {{Tile|b|6:0}} [[Barn owl man]]
* {{Tile|a|7:0}} [[Armadillo man]]
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* {{Tile|b|6:0}} [[Beaver man]]     * {{Tile|b|4:0}} [[Beetle man]]
* {{Tile|a|5:0}} [[Axolotl man]]
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* {{Tile|B|0:1}} [[Black bear man]]     * {{Tile|s|0:1}} [[Black mamba man]]
* {{Tile|a|7:0}} [[Aye-aye man]]
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* {{Tile|b|1:1}} [[Bluejay man]]     * {{Tile|b|6:0}} [[Bobcat man]]
* {{Tile|b|7:0}} [[Badger man]]
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* {{Tile|s|6:0}} [[Brown recluse spider man]]     * {{Tile|s|6:0}} [[Bushmaster man]]
* {{Tile|s|6:1}} [[Bark scorpion man]]
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* {{Tile|b|6:0}} [[Bushtit man]]     * {{Tile|b|0:1}} [[Buzzard man]]
* {{Tile|b|6:0}} [[Barn owl man]]
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* {{Tile|c|7:1}} [[Capuchin man]]     * {{Tile|c|6:0}} [[Capybara man]]
* {{Tile|b|6:0}} [[Beaver man]]
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* {{Tile|c|4:1}} [[Cardinal man]]     * {{Tile|c|0:1}} [[Cassowary man]]
* {{Tile|b|4:0}} [[Beetle man]]
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* {{Tile|c|2:1}} [[Chameleon man]]     * {{Tile|c|6:1}} [[Cheetah man]]
* {{Tile|B|0:1}} [[Black bear man]]
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* {{Tile|c|7:0}} [[Chinchilla man]]     * {{Tile|c|6:0}} [[Chipmunk man]]
* {{Tile|s|0:1}} [[Black mamba man]]
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* {{Tile|c|6:0}} [[Coati man]]     * {{Tile|c|7:1}} [[Cockatiel man]]
* {{Tile|b|1:1}} [[Bluejay man]]
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* {{Tile|s|6:0}} [[Copperhead snake man]]     * {{Tile|c|6:0}} [[Cougar man]]
* {{Tile|b|6:0}} [[Bobcat man]]
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* {{Tile|c|7:0}} [[Coyote man]]     * {{Tile|c|4:1}} [[Crab man]]
* {{Tile|s|6:0}} [[Brown recluse spider man]]
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* {{Tile|c|0:1}} [[Crow man]]     * {{Tile|c|6:0}} [[Cuttlefish man]]
* {{Tile|s|6:0}} [[Bushmaster man]]
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* {{Tile|d|3:1}} [[Damselfly man]]     * {{Tile|d|6:0}} [[Deer man]]
* {{Tile|b|6:0}} [[Bushtit man]]
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* {{Tile|t|6:0}} [[Desert tortoise man]]     * {{Tile|d|6:1}} [[Dingo man]]
* {{Tile|b|0:1}} [[Buzzard man]]
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* {{Tile|d|3:1}} [[Dragonfly man]]     * {{Tile|e|6:0}} [[Eagle man]]
* {{Tile|c|7:1}} [[Capuchin man]]
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* {{Tile|e|6:0}} [[Echidna man]]     * {{Tile|E|7:0}} [[Elephant man]]
* {{Tile|c|6:0}} [[Capybara man]]
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* {{Tile|S|6:0}} [[Elephant seal man]]     * {{Tile|E|6:0}} [[Elk man]]
* {{Tile|c|4:1}} [[Cardinal man]]
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* {{Tile|E|6:0}} [[Emu man]]     * {{Tile|f|2:1}} [[Firefly man]]
* {{Tile|c|0:1}} [[Cassowary man]]
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* {{Tile|f|0:1}} [[Fly man]]     * {{Tile|f|6:0}} [[Flying squirrel man]]
* {{Tile|c|2:1}} [[Chameleon man]]
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* {{Tile|f|4:0}} [[Fox man]]     * {{Tile|g|6:0}} [[Gazelle man]]
* {{Tile|c|6:1}} [[Cheetah man]]
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* {{Tile|T|6:0}} [[Giant tortoise man]]     * {{Tile|g|4:1}} [[Gila monster man]]
* {{Tile|c|7:0}} [[Chinchilla man]]
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* {{Tile|G|6:0}} [[Giraffe man]]     * {{Tile|g|0:1}} [[Grackle man]]
* {{Tile|c|6:0}} [[Chipmunk man]]
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* {{Tile|g|2:1}} [[Grasshopper man]]     * {{Tile|l|7:0}} [[Gray langur man]]
* {{Tile|c|6:0}} [[Coati man]]
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* {{Tile|s|7:0}} [[Gray squirrel man]]     * {{Tile|o|7:0}} [[Great horned owl man]]
* {{Tile|c|7:1}} [[Cockatiel man]]
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* {{Tile|f|2:1}} [[Green tree frog man]]     * {{Tile|p|7:0}} [[Grey parrot man]]
* {{Tile|s|6:0}} [[Copperhead snake man]]
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* {{Tile|B|6:0}} [[Grizzly bear man]]     * {{Tile|g|6:0}} [[Groundhog man]]
* {{Tile|c|6:0}} [[Cougar man]]
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* {{Tile|h|7:0}} [[Hamster man]]     * {{Tile|h|6:0}} [[Hare man]]
* {{Tile|c|7:0}} [[Coyote man]]
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* {{Tile|h|7:0}} [[Harp seal man]]     * {{Tile|h|6:0}} [[Hedgehog man]]
* {{Tile|c|4:1}} [[Crab man]]
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* {{Tile|H|7:0}} [[Hippo man]]     * {{Tile|m|7:0}} [[Hoary marmot man]]
* {{Tile|c|0:1}} [[Crow man]]
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* {{Tile|b|7:1}} [[Honey badger man]]     * {{Tile|h|0:1}} [[Hornbill man]]    
* {{Tile|c|6:0}} [[Cuttlefish man]]
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* {{Tile|h|6:0}} [[Horseshoe crab man]]     * {{Tile|h|6:0}} [[Hyena man]]
* {{Tile|d|3:1}} [[Damselfly man]]
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* {{Tile|i|6:0}} [[Ibex man]]     * {{Tile|i|2:1}} [[Iguana man]]
* {{Tile|d|6:0}} [[Deer man]]
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* {{Tile|i|6:0}} [[Impala man]]     * {{Tile|j|6:0}} [[Jackal man]]
* {{Tile|t|6:0}} [[Desert tortoise man]]
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* {{Tile|J|6:1}} [[Jaguar man]]     * {{Tile|s|0:1}} [[Jumping spider man]]
* {{Tile|d|6:1}} [[Dingo man]]
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* {{Tile|k|2:0}} [[Kakapo man]]     * {{Tile|K|6:0}} [[Kangaroo man]]
* {{Tile|d|3:1}} [[Dragonfly man]]
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* {{Tile|k|2:0}} [[Kea man]]     * {{Tile|k|4:0}} [[Kestrel man]]
* {{Tile|e|6:0}} [[Eagle man]]
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* {{Tile|k|0:1}} [[King cobra man]]     * {{Tile|k|7:1}} [[Kingsnake man]]
* {{Tile|e|6:0}} [[Echidna man]]
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* {{Tile|k|6:0}} [[Kiwi man]]     * {{Tile|k|7:0}} [[Koala man]]
* {{Tile|E|7:0}} [[Elephant man]]
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* {{Tile|l|0:1}} [[Leech man]]     * {{Tile|g|6:1}} [[Leopard gecko man]]
* {{Tile|S|6:0}} [[Elephant seal man]]
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* {{Tile|l|6:1}} [[Leopard man]]     * {{Tile|L|0:1}} [[Leopard seal man]]
* {{Tile|E|6:0}} [[Elk man]]
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* {{Tile|L|6:1}} [[Lion man]]     * {{Tile|l|6:1}} [[Lion tamarin man]]
* {{Tile|E|6:0}} [[Emu man]]
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* {{Tile|l|6:0}} [[Lizard man]]     * {{Tile|l|0:1}} [[Loon man]]
* {{Tile|f|2:1}} [[Firefly man]]
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* {{Tile|l|4:1}} [[Lorikeet man]]     * {{Tile|l|6:0}} [[Louse man]]
* {{Tile|f|0:1}} [[Fly man]]
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* {{Tile|l|6:0}} [[Lynx man]]     * {{Tile|m|0:1}} [[Magpie man]]
* {{Tile|f|6:0}} [[Flying squirrel man]]
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* {{Tile|m|1:1}} [[Mandrill man]]     * {{Tile|m|2:1}} [[Mantis man]]
* {{Tile|f|4:0}} [[Fox man]]
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* {{Tile|l|2:1}} [[Masked lovebird man]]     * {{Tile|m|6:0}} [[Mink man]]
* {{Tile|g|6:0}} [[Gazelle man]]
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* {{Tile|b|4:1}} [[Monarch butterfly man]]     * {{Tile|m|7:0}} [[Mongoose man]]
* {{Tile|T|6:0}} [[Giant tortoise man]]
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* {{Tile|M|6:0}} [[Monitor lizard man]]     * {{Tile|s|4:1}} [[Moon snail man]]
* {{Tile|g|4:1}} [[Gila monster man]]
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* {{Tile|M|6:0}} [[Moose man]]     * {{Tile|m|0:1}} [[Mosquito man]]
* {{Tile|G|6:0}} [[Giraffe man]]
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* {{Tile|m|6:0}} [[Moth man]]     * {{Tile|g|7:1}} [[Mountain goat man]]
* {{Tile|g|0:1}} [[Grackle man]]
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* {{Tile|M|6:0}} [[Muskox man]]     * {{Tile|N|7:0}} [[Narwhal man]]
* {{Tile|g|2:1}} [[Grasshopper man]]
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* {{Tile|n|4:1}} [[Nautilus man]]     * {{Tile|o|6:1}} [[Ocelot man]]
* {{Tile|l|7:0}} [[Gray langur man]]
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* {{Tile|o|7:0}} [[Octopus man]]     * {{Tile|C|6:0}} [[One-humped camel man]]
* {{Tile|s|7:0}} [[Gray squirrel man]]
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* {{Tile|o|7:0}} [[Opossum man]]     * {{Tile|O|0:1}} [[Orca man]]
* {{Tile|o|7:0}} [[Great horned owl man]]
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* {{Tile|o|6:1}} [[Oriole man]]     * {{Tile|o|7:1}} [[Osprey man]]
* {{Tile|f|2:1}} [[Green tree frog man]]
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* {{Tile|O|0:1}} [[Ostrich man]]     * {{Tile|o|6:0}} [[Otter man]]
* {{Tile|p|7:0}} [[Grey parrot man]]
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* {{Tile|P|7:1}} [[Panda man]]     * {{Tile|p|6:0}} [[Pangolin man]]
* {{Tile|B|6:0}} [[Grizzly bear man]]
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* {{Tile|p|2:1}} [[Parakeet man]]     * {{Tile|l|2:1}} [[Peach-faced lovebird man]]
* {{Tile|g|6:0}} [[Groundhog man]]
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* {{Tile|p|7:1}} [[Penguin man]]     * {{Tile|p|6:0}} [[Peregrine falcon man]]
* {{Tile|h|7:0}} [[Hamster man]]
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* {{Tile|p|6:0}} [[Platypus man]]     * {{Tile|B|7:1}} [[Polar bear man]]
* {{Tile|h|6:0}} [[Hare man]]
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* {{Tile|t|2:0}} [[Pond turtle man]]     * {{Tile|p|6:0}} [[Porcupine man]]
* {{Tile|h|7:0}} [[Harp seal man]]
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* {{Tile|p|0:1}} [[Puffin man]]     * {{Tile|S|6:0}} [[Python man]]
* {{Tile|h|6:0}} [[Hedgehog man]]
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* {{Tile|r|7:0}} [[Raccoon man]]     * {{Tile|r|0:1}} [[Rat man]]
* {{Tile|H|7:0}} [[Hippo man]]
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* {{Tile|s|7:0}} [[Rattlesnake man]]     * {{Tile|r|0:1}} [[Raven man]]
* {{Tile|m|7:0}} [[Hoary marmot man]]
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* {{Tile|r|4:0}} [[Red panda man]]     * {{Tile|r|6:0}} [[Red squirrel man]]
* {{Tile|b|7:1}} [[Honey badger man]]
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* {{Tile|r|0:1}} [[Red-winged blackbird man]]     * {{Tile|m|7:0}} [[Rhesus macaque man]]
* {{Tile|h|0:1}} [[Hornbill man]]
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* {{Tile|R|7:0}} [[Rhinoceros man]]     * {{Tile|r|6:0}} [[Roach man]]
* {{Tile|h|6:0}} [[Horseshoe crab man]]
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* {{Tile|C|2:0}} [[Saltwater crocodile man]]     * {{Tile|s|7:0}} [[Skink man]]
* {{Tile|h|6:0}} [[Hyena man]]
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* {{Tile|s|0:1}} [[Skunk man]]     * {{Tile|B|0:1}} [[Sloth bear man]]
* {{Tile|i|6:0}} [[Ibex man]]
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* {{Tile|s|7:0}} [[Sloth man]]     * {{Tile|s|6:0}} [[Slug man]]
* {{Tile|i|2:1}} [[Iguana man]]
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* {{Tile|s|7:0}} [[Snail man]]     * {{Tile|t|2:0}} [[Snapping turtle man]]
* {{Tile|i|6:0}} [[Impala man]]
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* {{Tile|o|7:1}} [[Snowy owl man]]     * {{Tile|s|6:0}} [[Sparrow man]]
* {{Tile|j|6:0}} [[Jackal man]]
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* {{Tile|W|7:0}} [[Sperm whale man]]     * {{Tile|m|0:1}} [[Spider monkey man]]
* {{Tile|J|6:1}} [[Jaguar man]]
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* {{Tile|s|4:1}} [[Sponge man]]     * {{Tile|s|7:1}} [[Squid man]]
* {{Tile|s|0:1}} [[Jumping spider man]]
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* {{Tile|s|6:0}} [[Stoat man]]     * {{Tile|s|7:1}} [[Swan man]]
* {{Tile|k|2:0}} [[Kakapo man]]
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* {{Tile|T|7:1}} [[Tapir man]]     * {{Tile|t|6:0}} [[Thrips man]]
* {{Tile|K|6:0}} [[Kangaroo man]]
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* {{Tile|t|0:1}} [[Tick man]]     * {{Tile|T|6:1}} [[Tiger man]]
* {{Tile|k|2:0}} [[Kea man]]
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* {{Tile|t|2:0}} [[Toad man]]     * {{Tile|C|6:0}} [[Two-humped camel man]]
* {{Tile|k|4:0}} [[Kestrel man]]
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* {{Tile|v|4:0}} [[Vulture man]]     * {{Tile|W|6:0}} [[Walrus man]]
* {{Tile|k|0:1}} [[King cobra man]]
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* {{Tile|W|6:0}} [[Warthog man]]     * {{Tile|w|6:0}} [[Weasel man]]
* {{Tile|k|7:1}} [[Kingsnake man]]
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* {{Tile|s|7:1}} [[White stork man]]     * {{Tile|B|6:0}} [[Wild boar man]]
* {{Tile|k|6:0}} [[Kiwi man]]
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* {{Tile|w|7:0}} [[Wolf man]]     * {{Tile|w|6:0}} [[Wolverine man]]
* {{Tile|k|7:0}} [[Koala man]]
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* {{Tile|w|6:0}} [[Wombat man]]     * {{Tile|w|7:0}} [[Worm man]]
* {{Tile|l|0:1}} [[Leech man]]
 
* {{Tile|g|6:1}} [[Leopard gecko man]]
 
* {{Tile|l|6:1}} [[Leopard man]]
 
* {{Tile|L|0:1}} [[Leopard seal man]]
 
* {{Tile|L|6:1}} [[Lion man]]
 
* {{Tile|l|6:1}} [[Lion tamarin man]]
 
* {{Tile|l|6:0}} [[Lizard man]]
 
* {{Tile|l|0:1}} [[Loon man]]
 
* {{Tile|l|4:1}} [[Lorikeet man]]
 
* {{Tile|l|6:0}} [[Louse man]]
 
* {{Tile|l|6:0}} [[Lynx man]]
 
* {{Tile|m|0:1}} [[Magpie man]]
 
* {{Tile|m|1:1}} [[Mandrill man]]
 
* {{Tile|m|2:1}} [[Mantis man]]
 
* {{Tile|l|2:1}} [[Masked lovebird man]]
 
* {{Tile|m|6:0}} [[Mink man]]
 
* {{Tile|b|4:1}} [[Monarch butterfly man]]
 
* {{Tile|m|7:0}} [[Mongoose man]]
 
* {{Tile|M|6:0}} [[Monitor lizard man]]
 
* {{Tile|s|4:1}} [[Moon snail man]]
 
* {{Tile|M|6:0}} [[Moose man]]
 
* {{Tile|m|0:1}} [[Mosquito man]]
 
* {{Tile|m|6:0}} [[Moth man]]
 
* {{Tile|g|7:1}} [[Mountain goat man]]
 
* {{Tile|M|6:0}} [[Muskox man]]
 
* {{Tile|N|7:0}} [[Narwhal man]]
 
* {{Tile|n|4:1}} [[Nautilus man]]
 
* {{Tile|o|6:1}} [[Ocelot man]]
 
* {{Tile|o|7:0}} [[Octopus man]]
 
* {{Tile|C|6:0}} [[One-humped camel man]]
 
* {{Tile|o|7:0}} [[Opossum man]]
 
* {{Tile|O|0:1}} [[Orca man]]
 
* {{Tile|o|6:1}} [[Oriole man]]
 
* {{Tile|o|7:1}} [[Osprey man]]
 
* {{Tile|O|0:1}} [[Ostrich man]]
 
* {{Tile|o|6:0}} [[Otter man]]
 
* {{Tile|P|7:1}} [[Panda man]]
 
* {{Tile|p|6:0}} [[Pangolin man]]
 
* {{Tile|p|2:1}} [[Parakeet man]]
 
* {{Tile|l|2:1}} [[Peach-faced lovebird man]]
 
* {{Tile|p|7:1}} [[Penguin man]]
 
* {{Tile|p|6:0}} [[Peregrine falcon man]]
 
* {{Tile|p|6:0}} [[Platypus man]]
 
* {{Tile|B|7:1}} [[Polar bear man]]
 
* {{Tile|t|2:0}} [[Pond turtle man]]
 
* {{Tile|p|6:0}} [[Porcupine man]]
 
* {{Tile|p|0:1}} [[Puffin man]]
 
* {{Tile|S|6:0}} [[Python man]]
 
* {{Tile|r|7:0}} [[Raccoon man]]
 
* {{Tile|r|0:1}} [[Rat man]]
 
* {{Tile|s|7:0}} [[Rattlesnake man]]
 
* {{Tile|r|0:1}} [[Raven man]]
 
* {{Tile|r|4:0}} [[Red panda man]]
 
* {{Tile|r|6:0}} [[Red squirrel man]]
 
* {{Tile|r|0:1}} [[Red-winged blackbird man]]
 
* {{Tile|m|7:0}} [[Rhesus macaque man]]
 
* {{Tile|R|7:0}} [[Rhinoceros man]]
 
* {{Tile|r|6:0}} [[Roach man]]
 
* {{Tile|C|2:0}} [[Saltwater crocodile man]]
 
* {{Tile|s|7:0}} [[Skink man]]
 
* {{Tile|s|0:1}} [[Skunk man]]
 
* {{Tile|B|0:1}} [[Sloth bear man]]
 
* {{Tile|s|7:0}} [[Sloth man]]
 
* {{Tile|s|6:0}} [[Slug man]]
 
* {{Tile|s|7:0}} [[Snail man]]
 
* {{Tile|t|2:0}} [[Snapping turtle man]]
 
* {{Tile|o|7:1}} [[Snowy owl man]]
 
* {{Tile|s|6:0}} [[Sparrow man]]
 
* {{Tile|W|7:0}} [[Sperm whale man]]
 
* {{Tile|m|0:1}} [[Spider monkey man]]
 
* {{Tile|s|4:1}} [[Sponge man]]
 
* {{Tile|s|7:1}} [[Squid man]]
 
* {{Tile|s|6:0}} [[Stoat man]]
 
* {{Tile|s|7:1}} [[Swan man]]
 
* {{Tile|T|7:1}} [[Tapir man]]
 
* {{Tile|t|6:0}} [[Thrips man]]
 
* {{Tile|t|0:1}} [[Tick man]]
 
* {{Tile|T|6:1}} [[Tiger man]]
 
* {{Tile|t|2:0}} [[Toad man]]
 
* {{Tile|C|6:0}} [[Two-humped camel man]]
 
* {{Tile|v|4:0}} [[Vulture man]]
 
* {{Tile|W|6:0}} [[Walrus man]]
 
* {{Tile|W|6:0}} [[Warthog man]]
 
* {{Tile|w|6:0}} [[Weasel man]]
 
* {{Tile|s|7:1}} [[White stork man]]
 
* {{Tile|B|6:0}} [[Wild boar man]]
 
* {{Tile|w|7:0}} [[Wolf man]]
 
* {{Tile|w|6:0}} [[Wolverine man]]
 
* {{Tile|w|6:0}} [[Wombat man]]
 
* {{Tile|w|7:0}} [[Worm man]]
 
 
* {{Tile|w|6:0}} [[Wren man]]
 
* {{Tile|w|6:0}} [[Wren man]]
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== Animal People Organized by Traits==
  
 
== History ==
 
== History ==

Revision as of 20:13, 15 August 2019

This article is about the current version of DF.

Animal people are half-man, half-beast creatures with various animal-like traits (such as flying, thievery, and poisons), inherited from their base animal. They generally have significantly longer lifespans than their base animals, as well as the ability to learn. Animal people can join civilizations and live in sites. They can also come to your fort as visitors.

Animal people are playable creatures in adventure mode. If they became established members of a playable civ (dwarf, elf, human), they will appear listed in the creature selection screen alongside the main races. Otherwise, they are selectable under Intelligent Wilderness Creature. Some animal people may not be available due to having died out or being uncontacted (e.g. excluded to an isolated island).

Wild animal people wander on the surface in savage environments or dwell underground in the caverns; these two populations form distinct groups. Subterranean animal people are actually a civilization in themselves, rarely encountered, in small groups or "tribes". They are equipped with primitive weaponry such as wooden spears and blowguns (they are the only known source of blowdarts). Subterranean animal people will be labeled as Hostile upon discovery. They are not interested in negotiations and will attack your dwarves on sight. Encountering them often comes as a surprise, since there is no way to know about their presence before embarking. They do not appear in the civilizations menu.

Subterranean animal people are also found in generated sewers, formed from a collection of outcasts.

Subterranean animal people

Ethics

Being an entity in their own right, subterranean animal people possess ethics much like other civs. Those particular ethics are incomplete for now — being directly copied from kobolds and their values all set to zero (none).

Like kobolds, subterranean animal people consider the killing of other living beings very much acceptable, but treason is unthinkable and they'll respond to the murder of their own kind by exiling the offender from their tribe. They oppose torturing for information and the torture of animals, but consider torturing for fun appropriate. Assault is considered a personal matter, while slavery, animal trophies, and the consumption of sapient beings (which includes other animal people) are all unthinkable acts.

Other animal people

Animal People Organized by Traits

History

Present from the first official release of the game, the animal people did not exist as a class but were instead part of a small group of subterranean creatures that harassed your dwarves. Frogmen, lizardmen, and snakemen emerged from cave rivers, and antmen, batmen, and ratmen would come out from chasms to attack.

v0.27.169.32a released three-dimensional worlds, and subterranean creatures were moved to flock near generated chasms, underground rivers, and underground pools. Cave swallowmen and olmmen were introduced. The first set of above-ground savage animal people were also introduced: leechmen, snailmen, slugmen, and tigermen.

In v0.31, every creature was renamed and/or had their properties revamped (for example, "frogman" was changed to "amphibian man" and "batman" was changed to "bat man"). Not all animal people were redefined in this version, and some continued to use old codes for many releases. The version also introduced "creature variation" templates, which made converting existing animals to humanoid (and giant) variations much more efficient. Underground features were expanded to the current caverns, and subterranean animal people formed civilizations. More anthropomorphic variations of animals present at the time were added.

More animal people were added to the game in v0.34.

v0.42.01 allowed animal people to join civilizations, live in sites, and visit forts. Animal people became playable as adventurers. (A grizzly bear hammerman has much to offer a dwarven society.) v0.42.04 added more animal people to the game.

Bugs

  • Humanoid versions of animals with the [MEANDERER] token will keep it when converted, leading to severe issues with their pathfinding. These animal people will move extremely slowly unless performing a task.Bug:9588