Compact and brutally strong, few can escape its deadly grip
A brain-eating freak of nature, the Nandi Bear sits above even the Atlas Bear as the most dangerous bear in Garuda.
Menace to Society
Anatomy & Morphology
Large, extremely muscular frame with highly developed front legs. This leads the beast to walk around with a permeant hump. Akin to something like a primate. Flat face, with a stubby nose. This shape allows the bear to get within the brain cavity and lick it clean.
Ecology and Habitats
The Nandi Bear enjoys the remote forest area around the Adras Mountains . The aggressive bear uses this dense and often treacherous landscape to conceal its presence as it stalks prey. Stories abound of travelers being ambushed by the muscular bear as it leaps from ravines or down from cliffs.
Dietary Needs and Habits
Very little is known about the dietary needs of the Nandi Bear. The hostile nature of the animal makes it extremely hard to observe or track in nature. What is known its is clear affinity and need to consume brain matter. The type or size of animal does not matter, though it seems the bear needs to consume and an average of a pound of brains a day.
None. Due to what is assumed to be small numbers, they are generally solo creatures. Though they will sometimes roam as a small family unit of mother, father and cub.
Geographic Origin and Distribution
Spotted in the Ardas Mountains
Perception and Sensory Capabilities
The Nandi bear has exceptionally good hearing. Mountain life and the need to hunt prey has taught this beast the value of waiting and listening. Its sense of smell is second out to its auditory skills. The ursine is capable of smelling prey within a mile. This combined with its topnotch hearing and you have a predator that is almost impossible to capture. As well you have a predator that is capable of hunting in total darkness for almost 3 kilometers.
- Genetic Ancestor(s)
- Scientific Name
- Ursus Adras Nandi
- Average Height
- 1.2 meters
- Average Weight
- 360 kilograms
- Average Length
- 1.8 meters
- Average Physique
- Large, muscular frame, especially the front legs.
- Body Tint, Colouring and Marking
- Dark brown or black fur with a dull red, almost brown undercoat.