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Hammerhead shark

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Hammerhead shark
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Urist likes hammerhead sharks for their oddly-shaped heads.

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· Aquatic

Cannot be tamed 
Birth: 10,000 cm3
Mid: 200,000 cm3
Max: 500,000 cm3

Adult at: 1
Max age: 20-30
Butchering returns

Food items

Meat 17
Fat 8
Brain 1
Heart 1
Intestines 4
Liver 1
Kidneys 2
Tripe 1
Sweetbread 1
Eyes 2
Spleen 1

Raw materials

Skull 1
Skin Raw hide

Wikipedia article

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Note that some content may still need to be updated.

A large, dangerous fish, often found hunting solitarily along coastlines.

Hammerhead sharks are large cartilaginous fish that can be found in tropical and temperate oceans. Adult hammerheads are enormous, nearly nine times the size of an average dwarf, and as such provide a great amount of meat when butchered. As fully-sized creatures, they can't be fished by fisherdwarves, but can be caught with a drowning chamber. An infant hammerhead shark is called a hammerhead shark pup.

Being cartilaginous, hammerhead sharks won't give bones if butchered (though they'll still provide a skull).

Some dwarves like hammerhead sharks for their oddly-shaped heads.

"Hammerhead shark" in other Languages Books-aj.svg aj ashton 01.svg
Dwarven: nil ser taran
Elvish: ÿeri íne cequova
Goblin: ospum ostam slångo
Human: ongu aru gorhax
Admired for their oddly-shaped heads.