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Asabonsam

The iron toothed goblins.

Basic Information

Anatomy & Morphology

Classification
Mammal
Origin of Morphology
Some speculate that they may be furthered warped and degenerated goblyns; however, their native habitat suggests otherwise.
Anatomy
They are small anthropomorphic creatures that walk on two legs with hunched forms. They have four main fingers, with a fifth underdeveloped finger in place of their pinkies, Their feet share the same trait. All their nails are long and clawlike and appear to consist of an organic iron substance, making the incredibly hard and sharp.

Biological Traits

Sexual Dimorphism
Males tend to be larger and have a spiny mane.
Abilities
They have incredibly hard and sharp nails and teeth, allowing them to claw and bite through just about anything.

Genetics and Reproduction

They mate through internal insemination, with females giving birth to live young after a 7 month gestation period.

Growth Rate & Stages

They reach adolescence at about 7 to 8 years and adulthood at about 12 to 14.

Ecology and Habitats

Habitats
They prefer dense jungles and dank caves.
Ecology
They are primarily scavengers, often disrupting the feeding of other animals and desecrating their homes.

Dietary Needs and Habits

Diet
They are hypercarnivores and detritivores.
Hunting/Foraging habits
They are primarily scavengers, finding and eating the leftovers of other predator's kills, they also snatch eggs, but have been known to eat certain lichen and fungi. On the rare occasion when they hunt, they wait in the branches of trees and jump down to grab their prey.

Additional Information

Social Structure

General Social Behaviour
They are pack creatures with a strict, but a chaotic hierarchy. They often fight for dominance; however, those who don't participate respect the pack leader and their commands.
Mating Ritual
Mating rituals are mostly unheard of, all that can be determined is that mates are chosen based on physical health.

Facial characteristics

They have goblyn-like faces with slightly elongated snouts and gnarled iron-like teeth jutting out. Their ears also resemble that of bats, and their noses are high slits.

Geographic Origin and Distribution

They can mainly be found in the southern reaches of Kvenland, in Zerura.

Average Intelligence

They appear to have a primitive intelligence.

Perception and Sensory Capabilities

Their senses are on par with most mammals, with the exception of having greater night vision.

Lifespan
120
Conservation Status
Status
Least Concern (LC)
Efforts
They are greatly feared, with some taking to trying to cull them all.
Average Height
4'3" - 4'7"
Average Weight
40kg - 55kg
Average Physique
They are thin and lithe, often having their ribs show through their skin.
Body Tint, Colouring and Marking
Skin
Their skin varies from grey to a slightly dark green.

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