|From:||"Steven A. Tinner" <bluewizard@*****.COM>|
|Date:||Tue, 12 Nov 1996 01:33:46 -0800|
Animals of North America.
This is a new, regular feature you'll be seeing from time to time on
this BBS, wherin I, your fearless native guide will enlighten you about
all those nasty little critters waiting in the shadows to devour you.
Please, feel free to correct anything I get wrong here. Those of you
waging your own secret shadow wars against the various corps and
critters are sure to have more info than a street scientist like myself.
Your info could help save a life! (Geeez that even sounds corny to me.)
Let's start off with something simple . . . I know, how about the . . .
The so called Death Toad is at first inspection nothing more than a
exhibiting traits of giantism.
Its body length averages 4 meters, and can weigh up to 400 kilos.
The toad can appear in a variety of colors, but mainly exhibits markings
of a dull
gray or green. This, combined with the mottled texture of the Death
lend to its often being mistaken for a large rock.
The Death Toad live primarily on a carnivorous diet consisting of small
fish, and birds.
Active during the spring through early autumn, depending on the local
The Death Toad is a fascinating example of giantism among awakened
Some researchers wish to place the Death Toad in the dinosaur family due
immense size, but genotyping does not confirm this theory.
Concealment, Binding, Engulf (Some individuals in the species may
Reduced Senses (Sight - movement based vision)]<<<<<
. . . . . . . . -- Doc Madness <01:27:33/11-12-57>
>>>>>[How big did he say they get? Holy frag! Hook me up with some hot sa=
mama! Were having frog legs tonight!]<<<<<
. . . . . . . . -- Munch-Kin <05:52:22/11-12-57>
>>>>>[These things are a real danger in the swamps of southern Florida. T=
large enough there that the Engulf thing works exactly the way you think
Burp! Froggy snacks! I dig um!]<<<<<
. . . . . . . . -- Kellogg <11:07:42/11-12-57>
>>>>>[Whats this binding thing the guide mentions? How about the
. . . . . . . . -- Seeker <13:13:13/11-12-57>
>>>>>[Its got a sticky tongue. If it nails you with it, its
rd to escape while
the warty fragger pulls you into its maw. As far as the vision, toads
sit an wait hunters, only attacking something that happens by them. As
vision is designed to detect moving object. If you hold very still, it
might think that
youre just part of the scenery.]<<<<<
. . . . . . . . -- Doc Madness <15:22:21/11-12-57>