Category: Flying

Dino Dossier: Tapejara

Common Name Tapejara Species Tapejara imperator Time Cretaceous Diet Carnivore Temperament Skittish Domestication Tameable Yes Rideable Yes Wild: Tapejara Imperator is a marvel to watch in the wild. It has astonishing agility compared to the Island’s other flyers thanks in large part to the rudder-like fin that extends from its snout to the back of its […]

Dino Dossier: Pelagornis

Common Name Pelagornis Species Pelagornis miocaenus Time Early Miocene Diet Piscivore Temperament Skittish Domestication Tameable Yes Rideable Yes   Wild: The much larger ancestor of water birds like the stork or pelican, Pelagornis miocaenus shares many traits with its modern-day brethren. However, it seems to spend much more time hunting for fish over the open deep-sea. […]

Dino Dossier: Archaeopteryx

Common Name Archaeopteryx Species Archaeopteryx magnamilvum Time Late Jurassic Diet Carnivore Temperament Fearful Domestication Tameable Yes Rideable No Wild: Approximately one meter long, the Archaeopteryx magnamilvum is a primarily tree-dwelling proto-bird. It avoids the ground as much as possible, preferring to stay in the safety of the trees, where few predators can reach it. Domesticated: While […]

Dino Dossier: Ichthyornis

Common Name Ichthyornis Species Ichthyornis piscoquus Time Late Cretaceous Diet Piscivorous Temperament Skittish Domestication Tameable Yes Wild: Among the most vocal creatures on the island, Ichthyornis Piscoquus is actually a relatively normal seagull. Living near the beaches, it primarily eats fish, and its distinctive cries can be heard echoing over literally every beach across the island. […]

Dino Dossier: Terror Bird

Common Name: Terror Bird Species: Phorusrhacidae Rapidesultor Time: Late Paleocene Diet: Carnivore Temperament: Aggressive Domestication Tameable: Yes Rideable: Yes Wild: Ranging from eight to twelve feet tall, Phorusrhacidae Rapidesultor is a highly aggressive avian that is just barely capable of very brief “flight”. Instead, it uses its wings primarily for balance during its high-speed sprints. Phorusrhacidae […]

Dino Dossier: Dimorphodon

Common Name: Dimorphodon Species: Dimorphodon equesica Time: Early Jurassic Diet: Carnivore Temperament: Reactive Domestication Tameable: Yes Rideable: No Command: admincheat summon Dimorph_Character_BP_C Wild: Dimorphodon Equesica is another of the island’s Jekyll-and-Hyde creatures. It is normally passive, sometimes even friendly. When provoked, it becomes very aggressive, even against larger creatures it has no business fighting… often to […]

Dino Dossier: Quetzalcoatlus aka Quetzal

Flying, tameable, can lift a lot of weight. Prepare yourself for the boeing of the dinosaurs. Common Name: Quetzal Species: Quetzalcoatlus conchapicem Time: Late Cretaceous Period Diet: Carnivore Temperament: Skittish Domestication Tameable: Yes Rideable: Unknown Wild: Quetzalcoatlus is one of the largest avians on the island. It shares a similar silhouette with the Pteranodon, and nests […]

Dino Dossier: Pteranodon

Common Name: Pteranodon Species: Pteranodon wyvernus Time: Late Cretaceous Diet: Carnivore Temperament: Skittish Domestication Tameable: Yes Rideable: Yes Saddle: Pteranodon Saddle (Lvl. 35) Command: admincheat summon Ptero_Character_BP_C Wild: Pteranodon wyvernus is a large pterosaur, capable of flying for incredibly long periods. While others I’ve seen on the island still call it a Pterodactyl, this is inaccurate. […]

Dino Dossier: Meganeura (Dragonfly)

Common Name: Dragonfly Species: Meganeura quatpenna Time: Late Carboniferous Diet: Carnivore Temperament: Docile Domestication Tameable: No Rideable: No Command: admincheat summon Dragonfly_Character_BP_C Wild: Meganeura quatpenna is an especially large species of dragonfly. Actually, it is a type of griffinfly, an extinct species of invertebrate that looked similar to dragonflies. Like most griffinflies, Meganeura is carnivorous, but […]

Dino Dossier: Dodo

Common Name: Dodo Species: Raphus replicare Time: Late Holocene Diet: Herbivore Temperament: Oblivious Domestication Tameable: Yes Rideable: No Command: admincheat summon Dodo_Character_BP_C Wild: Raphus replicare (more commonly known as the Dodo Bird) is quite possibly the dumbest creature I’ve ever seen in my life. It wanders around the beaches of the island, eating berries off bushes […]

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