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Eagle Bear by platypus12 Eagle Bear by platypus12
Here's a creature for the #Age-of-Avians project
This bird is the descendent of sea eagle. Sea Eagles have given up flight and began filling the ecological niches of bears. Like their ancestors, their diet consists mostly of fish and small mammals. They are typically seen near rivers hunting for fish.
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FIREHAZARD123 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2011
So its an eagle that has taken on the niche of bears?
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platypus12 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2011
Indeed they do. Both eagles and bears are known for their primary diet of fish.
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FIREHAZARD123 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2011
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RobotNinjaHero Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2010
great idea, a world ruled by birds. cool creature.
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platypus12 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2010
Thanks! :D My passion for birds is so strong that I tend to imagine them in a world where they are the dominant life forms and the mammals are back to being the secondary life forms. To learn more about my project, click here--->[link]
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RobotNinjaHero Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2010
Awesome.
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electreel Featured By Owner May 9, 2010
Where I can find more references to this project?
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platypus12 Featured By Owner May 9, 2010
If you want to visit this project then click this link.--->[link] It will take you to the group were the project comes from.
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rosutu Featured By Owner May 8, 2010
So...why the fish-eater, and not the hawk?
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platypus12 Featured By Owner May 9, 2010
What do you mean?
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rosutu Featured By Owner May 9, 2010
Eagles (especially the Bald Eagle) are mainly piscivorous, thus there's less incentive to become a terror-bird for them. Hawks, meanwhile, are already active predators of small animals, thus there's more incentive for them to take to the ground as a terror-bird resugence.
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platypus12 Featured By Owner May 9, 2010
You have a point. Maybe instead of making the eagle a terror bird I should have it fill a niche similar to that of Baryonyx.
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rosutu Featured By Owner May 9, 2010
Or even a very scary version of a penguin.
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platypus12 Featured By Owner May 9, 2010
Speaking of penguins, I have penguins in the project that fill the niches of whales and dolphins.
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rosutu Featured By Owner May 9, 2010
That might not work out too well. Penguins have quite rigid skeletons, and are quite terrestrial.
Seals or whale-sharks would be much more capable of filling in for cetaceans.
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platypus12 Featured By Owner May 14, 2010
So what niches seem more likely for penguins to fill?
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platypus12 Featured By Owner May 9, 2010
By the way, what do you think o the idea of sapient ravens?
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platypus12 Featured By Owner May 9, 2010
You have a point. Perhaps penguins should just fill the niches of seals.
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