The Goryx is the common beast of burden found on the continent of Ken'Mora. Massive beasts of packed muscle, they are a familiar sight to any who travel the roads near farmland, often grazing in fields or lounging beneath trees.
Four legs- quadruped. Legs end in hooves Powerful muscular and bone structure Large head with four curved horns aligned with its eyes Four tendrils with clumps of hair at the ends, two at the neck and two at the backside covered in a layer of soft fur that thickens from the neck down for defense against predators and temperature
Genetics and Reproduction
Goryx are capable of breeding every 7 months Gestation takes around 280 days 1-2 Goryx can be born into a litter
Growth Rate & Stages
Fowl- Birth- 1 year Adult- 2 year-40 years
Ecology and Habitats
Open fields and farmland are the ideal habitats for the Goryx
Dietary Needs and Habits
Primarily eats grains and grass Grazes in fields to meet dietary needs
Sheds fur coat in the summertime Fur grows thick in the winter
Live in herds, ranging from 10 to 30 members living on farmsteads. Wild herds, though rare, have been reported as having numbers into the 50s or 60s. There is typically an alpha male among the herd that acts as the pathfinder and has first breeding rights with the females. When drinking and eating, the alpha male, along with its seasonal mate and any young it has to eat or drink first, followed the rest of the herd.
Uses, Products & Exploitation
The Goryx are used for tilling farms and aid in hauling heavy loads long distances. They are also bred for their meat and fur for meals and clothing, acting as a primary source for both. Their dung is also used as fertilizer.
Geographic Origin and Distribution
Can be found all across central Caloth, the Vermillion Expanse and Strela
Perception and Sensory Capabilities
Relies on sight, hearing, and smell Tendrils can be used for touch and navigating dark, enclosed spaces
2.6 meters or 8.5 feet
Males- 1225 kilograms or 2700 pounds Females- 861 kilograms or 1900 pounds
2.1 meters or 7 feet
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