Category: Mammal

Dino Dossier: Gigantopithecus – Bigfoot / Sasquatch

A new announcement of a well known mammal – Gigantopithecus – translated: Big Ape. Hopefully he’s not as violent as the other ape like animals in the game, who run around, build bases and kill each other. 😉 Common Name: Gigantopithecus Species: Gigantopithecus fibrarator Time: Pleistocene Diet: Herbivore Temperament: Territorial Domestication Tameable: Yes Rideable: Yes Command: […]

Dino Dossier: Castoroides – Beaver

This charming fellow is the most recent animal in ARK: Survival Evolved. Community Manager Jat introduced the creature <a href=””>on Steam</a> earlier today. And yes, it’s a huge beaver! Knowing that it’s quite unsurprising that the creature will dwell near the water. Though the dossier mentions dams, the presence of beaver-built dams in the game […]

Dino Dossier: Paraceratherium aka Paracer

Common Name: Paracer Species: Paraceratherium gigamicus Time: Oligocene Diet: Herbivore Temperament: Docile Domestication Tameable: Yes Rideable: Yes Wild: Paraceratherium Gigamicus is a massive, long-necked mammal that inhabits some of the island’s grasslands. It resembles a gigantic horse/rhinoceros hybrid, but is over twice the size of either. Paraceratherium is a very peaceful and friendly herbivore, and doesn’t […]

Dino Dossier: Sabertooth

Common Name: Sabertooth Species: Smilodon brutalis Time: Early Pleistocene/Holocene Diet: Carnivore Temperament: Aggressive Domestication Tameable: Yes Rideable: Yes Saddle: Sabertooth Saddle (Lvl. 45) Command: admincheat summon Saber_Character_BP_C Wild: Smilodon brutalis is a solitary predator, generally found in cold, lightly wooded areas. The island’s mountains are the perfect habitat, as the mammal’s fur keeps it safe from […]

Dino Dossier: Phiomia

Common Name: Phiomia Species: Phiomia ignavus Time: Late Eocene Early Oligocene Diet: Herbivore Temperament: Skittish Domestication Tameable: Yes Rideable: Yes Saddle: Phiomia Saddle (Lvl. 5) Command: admincheat summon Phiomia_Character_BP_C Wild: Phiomia ignavus is another herd animal on the island. They are small enough that almost any predator can bring them down, but large enough to provide […]

Dino Dossier: Mammoth

Common Name: Mammoth Species: Mammuthus steincaput Time: Early Pliocene Diet: Herbivore Temperament: Docile Domestication Tameable: Yes Rideable: Yes Saddle: Mammoth Saddle (Lvl. 40) Command: admincheat summon Mammoth_Character_BP_C Wild: Seeing the likes of Mammuthus steincaput alongside dinosaurs is still strange. Domesticated: Mammuthus steincaput is a difficult beast to domesticate. Not because they are inherently stubborn, but because […]

Dino Dossier: Bat

Common Name: Bat Species: Onychonycteris specuncola Time: Eocene Diet: Omnivore Temperament: Aggressive Domestication Tameable: No Rideable: No Command: admincheat summon Bat_Character_BP_C Wild: Onychonycteris specuncola is one of the few omnivores I’ve seen on the island. They seem to live primarily off the mushrooms and moss within the caves, but they attack almost any non-insect on sight. […]

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