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Giant gila monster

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Giant gila monster
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Urist likes giant gila monsters for their coloration.


Gila monster - Gila monster man - Giant gila monster

Alignment: Savage

· Amphibious · Exotic mount · Syndrome

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 500

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Not hunting/war trainable 

Birth: 3,210.3 cm3
Mid: 107,010 cm3
Max: 214,020 cm3
Food products
Eggs 2-12
Adult at: 1
Max age: 20-30
Butchering returns

(Value multiplier ×3)

Food items

Meat 13
Fat 12
Brain 1
Heart 1
Lungs 2
Intestines 1
Liver 1
Kidneys 2
Tripe 1
Sweetbread 1
Spleen 1

Raw materials

Bones 18
Skull 1
Skin Scales
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A huge beast in the form of a gila monster.

Giant gila monsters are over one hundred times larger than normal gila monsters and produce more food - sadly, not 100 times as much food. Gila monsters lie between a tiger and a lion in size, and are not aggressive, so can be hunted for food: they do have a mostly harmless bite however, causing mild pain and swelling. They only appear one a time, however, and so cannot easily be made into the founding members of an exotic egg farm. Some dwarves prefer them for their "venomous bite" and "coloration".

In Real Life[edit]

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Giant Gila Monsters were thought not to exist until a gripping film of an attack in the American midwest in 1959 revealed that they did exist and that they look an awful lot like regular Gila Monsters crawling on a model train set.

"The bad movie version was scarier."
  - Urist Notteimprest