DF2014:Giant elephant seal

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Giant elephant seal


Urist likes giant elephant seals for their great size.


Elephant seal - Elephant seal man - Giant elephant seal

Alignment: Savage

· Amphibious · Exotic mount

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 500

· Exotic pet · Breeding

Not hunting/war trainable 

Birth: 2,412,000 cm3
Mid: 12,060,000 cm3
Max: 24,120,000 cm3

Adult at: 1
Max age: 15-25
Butchering returns

Food items

Meat 181-870
Fat 36-195
Brain 14-68
Heart 7-34
Lungs 28-136
Intestines 43-204
Liver 14-68
Kidneys 14-68
Tripe 14-68
Sweetbread 7-34
Eyes 2
Spleen 7-34

Raw materials

Bones 47-239
Skull 1
Teeth 1
Skin Raw hide
This article is about the current version of DF.
A huge monster in the shape of an elephant seal.

Giant elephant seals are larger than young dragons and mature much more quickly. Because of their size they will brutally murder anything that provokes them, making them a great addition to your fort's defense. Giant elephant seals can be tamed and kept as pets, but their real value lies in their butchering returns. By breeding giant elephant seals, your meat industry can sustain your entire fortress with food to spare. Note, however, that it takes five years for giant elephant seal pups to reach full adult size.

Unlike most animals, there is a significant size difference between the sexes of giant elephant seals. Males grow to more than three times the size of females, resulting in large variances in butchering returns.

Some dwarves admire giant elephant seals for their large floppy noses and their great size.