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FRIC — Viewing Species: Updog

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Species Info
Grouping: Mammalian, Arthropod
Rarity: Scarce
Time Per Stage: 31 Hours
Location: Mining Site S
Wild Caught: 1469
Captive Bred: 224
Total Population: 1693

Common Chroma Breakdown

Red
133 Total
Green
105 Total
Blue
116 Total
Purple
135 Total
Orange
86 Total
Pink
127 Total
White
144 Total
Tan
82 Total

Rare Chroma Breakdown

Obsidian
107 Total
Silver
111 Total
Gold
87 Total
Bronze
69 Total
Rainbow
106 Total
Sapphire
91 Total
Emerald
78 Total
Ruby
116 Total

Baby Stage Notes

This soft, gelatinous egg has a tent of sticky protective silk around it. It was stuck on the ceiling.

Juvenile Stage Notes

The egg hatched into a soft-bodied canid with a long body and several sets of sticky-pawed feet capable of holding it on horizontal or vertical surfaces. Its eyes haven't opened yet, and it relies on being fed. It spends most of its time sleeping, and when hungry, it lets out high-pitched barks. It snuggles affectionately against any warm creatures that touch it.

Adult Stage Notes

The Updog is an omnivorous creature found in caverns, particularly around Mining Site S. They are notable for their frequent habit of staying to the highest reaches of whatever space they are living in, hence the name. Updogs frequently hunt by dangling from the ceiling, staying attached by their rear few sets of paws and reaching for anything that brushes against them. When they feel something, they grab onto it and attempt to wrap it in their sticky silk, then attach it to the ceiling to share with the others in their pack. They also forage for mosses and fungi. They find Fungusmonger mushrooms particularly delicious.

Updogs are highly social, and when not hunting or foraging, frequently can be found huddled together, grooming each other's fur and keeping each other warm. As a result, they are easily tamed, even when caught as wild adults, and can be encouraged to ride on a keeper's shoulder.

Common Chroma

Red
Green
Blue
Purple
Orange
Pink
White
Tan

Rare Chroma

Obsidian
Silver
Gold
Bronze
Rainbow
Sapphire
Emerald
Ruby


Artwork: Sora