Cearadactylus

Release Version: Base Game

Classification

DietPiscivore
HabitatAerial
EraEarly Cretaceous
FamilyAnhangueridae
GenusCearadactylus

Size

Height (m)1
Length (m)4
Weight (kg)15

Rating

Base Appeal89
Appeal (Per $1MM)416.4
Base Dominance46
Base AppealAppeal (Per $1MM)Base Dominance
Cearadactylus
Median

Stats

Security Rating4
Lifespan35 - 70
Resilience130
Attack27
Defence19
Medical Dart Resistance60
Sedative Resistance25
Poison Resistance155

Environmental Needs

Comfort50% , 70% , 90%
Open Space (m2)55027%
Sand (m2)30015%
Water (m2)115057%
Fish (m2)5

Cohabitation Preferences

Social Group1 - 6
Ideal Population0 - 20
Population Needs+25%
Dislikes
Disliked By

None

Likes

None

Liked By

None

None
Fight
Hunt
Pack Hunt

Scripted behaviors against each species in this likes/dislikes subset, not guaranteed to happen. Dominance, territory, and traits etc determine whether they would actually fight.

Unlock requirements

Unlocked by retrieving the fossil from one of the following dig sites:

Dig SitesFossil SizeFossil QuantityLocationsRequirements (Logistics)DurationCostScientists (Max)
Romualdo Formation14South America | Brazil | Ceara504:00$380,0003
23
33

Synthesis

Eggs1 - 4
Requirements (Genetics)6
Scientists (Max)3
Duration01:00
Cost$95,000

Incubation

Requirements (Welfare)5
Scientists (Max)3
Duration03:00
Cost$190,000

Genome Trait Chances

Genetic Mods (Max)5
Thirst50%Quenched
Habituation8%Docile
Nocturnal8%Nocturnal
Skittish-25%Skittish
Defence-25%Vulnerable

Disease

ImmuneFoot And Mouth
SusceptibleNone

Description

Cearadactylus is a genus of large pterosaur, with a wingspan of approximately 4-5 meters. Its long beak and thin, sharp teeth allow this piscivore to dip down into water and grab fish to eat, while its large eyes ensure it is always aware of any potential threats from nearby predators. This flying reptile’s full name (Cearadactylus atrox) translates to ‘Ceara’s lethal finger’, a reference to the location of its discovery and its sharp talons.

Discovery

Although the exact details of its discovery are not known, the first acknowledgement of Cearadactylus as a new genus came in 1985 when fossil collectors Giuseppe Leonardi and Guido Borgomanero named the one artefact that had been found – a partial skull that was found in the Romualdo Formation, Brazil.

Paleoecology

Cearadactylus lived in South America approximately 110 million years ago, during the Early Cretaceous period. Its diet of fish show that it lived near to water. The females laid their eggs in tall trees and on cliffs, in order to protect them from predators.

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