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Primeval - Electypus by Pristichampsus Primeval - Electypus by Pristichampsus
Codename: Electypus
Size: 1.5 meters, 30 kilograms
Diet: Fish, Lizards, Crustaceans
Age: 50 million years hence
Description: A platypus with special muscles lining its back, and specialized muscle in the nasal wall, creating a battery for creating electric shocks, the nose also acts to focus and strengthen the electricity because of special tissue lining the nose that contains metallic molecules. It comes through an anomaly and is found in a town fountain.

Concept and design copyright Timothy Donald Morris, do not use without permission.
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PonchoFirewalker01 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013
Knwoing how platypus' seek their prey, I would have to say that this is pretty plausible :D
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Heytomemeimhome Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014
Not really , that's like saying that because humans have sensitive fingertips that they shoul evolve giant finger tip-like pads all over there belly...
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:iconponchofirewalker01:
PonchoFirewalker01 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014
Do you really know how platypus find food?
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:iconheytomemeimhome:
Heytomemeimhome Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014
They have bits in their snouts/ bills that detect electrical impulses, they don't produce electricity in same way an electric eels?
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PonchoFirewalker01 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014
Ah, okay.  I've misunderstood the platypus' technique, sorry. XP
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Pristichampsus Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2013  Professional General Artist
I agree :)
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bigfootRULES Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Student Writer
oh hey perry!
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Clawedfrog Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013
This is probably my favourite creature that you've created! :)
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Pristichampsus Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Professional General Artist
:D
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