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Desert tortoise man

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Desert tortoise man
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Urist likes desert tortoise men for their shells.


Desert tortoise - Desert tortoise man - Giant desert tortoise

Alignment: Savage

· Learns · Shell · Humanoid

Cannot be tamed 
Birth: 274.54545454545 cm3
Mid: 18,875 cm3
Max: 37,750 cm3

Adult at: 1
Max age: 60-80
Cannot be butchered
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A reptile person with the head and tail of a desert tortoise.

Desert tortoise men are humanoid versions of the common desert tortoise and a species of unremarkable animal people, found in savage desert biomes. They are a little over half the size of an adult dwarf and spawn in groups of 1-5 individuals, who are unlikely to pose any danger to your fortress.

Like other savage animal people, desert tortoise men may occasionally join civilizations, becoming full-fledged citizens who may appear in your fortress as visitors or be playable in adventurer mode.

Some dwarves like desert tortoise men for their shells and their longevity.