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== Appearance ==
{{Info fauna
|officialname = Bathogg
|nicknames = Eronidas Boar/Pig, Shoiru
|classification = [[Mammal]]
|habitat = Plains
|domesticated = Yes
|status = Common
|}}
Bathoggs are known as a mighty species of [[Susid]] native to Guldar, who were transported along with a handful of other animals to [[Daen]] by the [[Eronidas]]. Stocky, independent, and domesticated, they have remained a key source of meat for the Polon who excel in keeping them. However, unlike creatures like the [[Wooly White Bison]], they are not fully devoted to the Eronidas and a number have escaped into the wild over the years as a result. These wild members of the species are scattered across Daen, having infiltrated the plains of [[Daendroc]] and [[Ithania]] where they range in small, close-knit herds. The animal is most commonly compared to the Eronidas that brought them to the region, and while some might consider this an insult, the close connection between the Eronidas and these short examples of their livestock means that some would likely take it as a compliment.


Massive pig like animals, the Bathoggs are relatives and have a closer appearence with pigs, different from their pink skinned brothers, the Bathoggs are great in size hiting 6 feets and 500 lbs during their adult age, and rarely hitting 8 feets and 800 lbs, these amazing creatures own a brown fur with a hardened pelt, another variation of Bathoggs have grey pelt beign one of the most hunted subspecies,the Bathoggs have powerful tusk with a cone like shape, used in fights and during the mating of the Bathoggs, where the one with the most powerful tusk win the female, The eyes of a Bathogg have no variations, all of them has been approved to have a brown color, Female Bathoggs have smallest Tusk then the males, due to the Female rarely hunt our join any fight, Females have the specialization for their descendants security, the Bathoggs arent hostile until you dont touch them our attack them our their descendants our siblings, they show a very calm nature until tamed.
==History==
Bathoggs originally existed back on Guldar and were likely an early creature hunted by the Eronidas [[Race]]. Tales speak of how the mammals used to be much fatter before the Great Leaving, which thinned the herds (literally), though some see this as a glorification of the old days by Eronidas storytellers. When the Great Leaving did come, it is said that the black-coated variety of the pig was eaten to extinction, explaining why there are only the two possible colors today. Whether this is true or not is unknown, but the Eronidas island-hopping strategy involved allowing Bathoggs out to graze for several years before getting them back aboard the vessels. When they reached Daendroc, these animals remained close to the Eronidas, but over the past three centuries some populations have become wild. Whether they got loose and grew up in wild conditions, or whether they were traded away and escaped, the animals have come to lightly populate the plains of Daen beyond Eronidas territory. Today, the Bathogg has a widespread population, often found domesticated and close to Eronidas, but also occasionally in the wild in and around Daen. But, from the pelt to the tusk, wild Bathoggs draw a large number of hunters in, not only for its desirable resources, but also because they are considered pests. Most wild Bathoggs are now being hunted as a result, and it appears that in time only the tamed, Eronidas aligned animals will remain.


== Natural Habitat ==
==Physical Appearance==
The Bathogg is a robust species of Susid that stands at four feet tall and six and a half to seven feet in length, weighing 250 pounds. Bathoggs have large heads with short, fuzzy-tipped ears sitting on top of a scrunched-in face, with large dark brown eyes set far apart from one another. The animal’s snout, which forms the base of the face, is broad and large, facing downward at a slight angle. Their large mouths also feature another notable trait; the existence of tusks. These vary in length (though max out at the height of eight inches) and curve back towards its skull. A thick neck seamlessly connects the animal’s head to its body, which is heavily muscled and built, standing on four sturdy, hooved feet. Their bodies end in a short, pointed tail. The animal is covered in a coat of bristled chestnut brown or ashen grey hair, which covers their naturally dark pink skin.
===Diversity===
Bathoggs have very little physical distinctions between them, the only obvious external identifying factor to gender being how female tusks are universally shorter than those of males. The gender ratio for the creature is roughly equal.
===Life Span and Development===
Piglets of the Bathogg will be born in varying numbers but never exceeding a dozen. At this stage, they appear hairless, miniscule and purplish pink, but grow rather quickly to their enormous size. Within six months they are already covered in their first layer of hair, and their tusks begin to come in. They reach physical maturity one year after being born though they reach their peak mentally at the age of three. Bathoggs live for up to twenty years, with those in captivity or domesticated surroundings living longer, up to thirty years.


Nomad by nature the Bathogg dont have a fixed home, they walk in a flok on the Ithanian plains, their Natural habitats during the constant migration is in the Plains with high grass, where live their prey, omnivores by nature they eat fruit that grown in the Plains and eat smallest animals by smashing them, the plains are the most common place where they can be find, during the Mating of the Bathoggs, their migrate to the swamps, choosing the ones with more mud and water puddles, During this seasoon the Males only eat Swamp fruits, letting the prey they hunted to the female to prove their force to the choosed female.
==Mental Overview==
Bathoggs are often gentle creatures, but do possess the mentality to sharply spike in aggression should threats present themselves. They respond viciously to any harming of their young and intrusions by hostile animals or unknown persons into their territory. Their aggression is on display during their “hunts” as they are omnivorous and tend to eat insects or fish alongside grasses and fruit. They are also aggressive during the mating season, with males claiming a female and then fighting over their choice should anyone want to challenge their claim. In a domesticated setting many of these traits remain, though they are much more friendly to their caretakers and lack the aggression seen during hunting or mating periods. However, Bathoggs often become highly attached to any Eronidas keeper they possess, following after them and seeking to protect them should threats appear. As a result, herds of the animal kept on Estates by Eronidas often act as a sort of guard dogs, waddling around and snuffling away but quickly focusing in on unknown presences or invasions of an Estate’s territory. A unique feature of both domesticated and wild members of the species is their odd obsession with cleaning, hence their name. Much like the Eronidas who often rear them, the animals bathe on a bi-daily basis, trotting through and rolling in a stream, pond or body of water every two days.
===Territory and Groupings===
Most Bathoggs remain in and around Polon, kept by Eronidas in areas like Daendroc. In these surroundings, the animals have little to no direct herding mentality, but groupings of five to sixty get along the best. However, wild Bathoggs do exist, roaming the plains of Daen, and they travel consistently in herds of about twenty-five members.


== First Encounter ==
==Trivia==
 
*Bathoggs have sensitive noses that allow them to sniff out their prey and track small creatures, but they do not have an efficient way to tell poisonous plants from edible ones. Bathoggs will occasionally come across an inedible plant and grow sick over it.
The First encounter happened during the conolization of Ithania, found by Humans the Bathoggs were hunted down due to their strong pelt, after the World discovered its function as food many peoples has adoptd the act to hunt them down, our put the Bathoggs in their farms, after the First Civilization contact, the Bathoggs were saw by some Orc tribes who find their useful for their purporses
{{Fauna}}
 
{{Accreditation
== History ==
|Writers = HydraLana
 
|Processors = FireFan96, WaterDruppel
After the First Enconter with the extern world, they have been target of hunting by Humans, who find their Meat good and tasteful, beign used in speecial events and Dinners, and their heads are sold as House Decoration, and even their Tusks was used to make bonee meal our collars for the ones who hunted them, Is know that some Orc tribes find these great pigs, good as House Keepers, and even friends, giving them names and sharing their homes with those big creatures.
}}
 
[[category:Fauna]] [[category:Mammals]] [[category:Hyarroc Fauna]] [[category:Daendroc Fauna]] [[category:Ithania Fauna]]
== Trivia ==
 
* It was confirmed that Bathoggs normally eat fruits that fall from their trees, our ground vegetables
* The Bathogg tusk is normally selled as a House decoration, along with their Heads
* They have a extreme sensitive nose, turning them able to sniff their prey away from the place
* Their Meat is very famous in Regalia
 
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Latest revision as of 21:53, 27 May 2021

Bathogg
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Fauna
Official Name Bathogg
Common Nicknames Eronidas Boar/Pig, Shoiru
Classification Mammal
Habitat Plains
Domesticated Yes
Current Status Common

Bathoggs are known as a mighty species of Susid native to Guldar, who were transported along with a handful of other animals to Daen by the Eronidas. Stocky, independent, and domesticated, they have remained a key source of meat for the Polon who excel in keeping them. However, unlike creatures like the Wooly White Bison, they are not fully devoted to the Eronidas and a number have escaped into the wild over the years as a result. These wild members of the species are scattered across Daen, having infiltrated the plains of Daendroc and Ithania where they range in small, close-knit herds. The animal is most commonly compared to the Eronidas that brought them to the region, and while some might consider this an insult, the close connection between the Eronidas and these short examples of their livestock means that some would likely take it as a compliment.

History

Bathoggs originally existed back on Guldar and were likely an early creature hunted by the Eronidas Race. Tales speak of how the mammals used to be much fatter before the Great Leaving, which thinned the herds (literally), though some see this as a glorification of the old days by Eronidas storytellers. When the Great Leaving did come, it is said that the black-coated variety of the pig was eaten to extinction, explaining why there are only the two possible colors today. Whether this is true or not is unknown, but the Eronidas island-hopping strategy involved allowing Bathoggs out to graze for several years before getting them back aboard the vessels. When they reached Daendroc, these animals remained close to the Eronidas, but over the past three centuries some populations have become wild. Whether they got loose and grew up in wild conditions, or whether they were traded away and escaped, the animals have come to lightly populate the plains of Daen beyond Eronidas territory. Today, the Bathogg has a widespread population, often found domesticated and close to Eronidas, but also occasionally in the wild in and around Daen. But, from the pelt to the tusk, wild Bathoggs draw a large number of hunters in, not only for its desirable resources, but also because they are considered pests. Most wild Bathoggs are now being hunted as a result, and it appears that in time only the tamed, Eronidas aligned animals will remain.

Physical Appearance

The Bathogg is a robust species of Susid that stands at four feet tall and six and a half to seven feet in length, weighing 250 pounds. Bathoggs have large heads with short, fuzzy-tipped ears sitting on top of a scrunched-in face, with large dark brown eyes set far apart from one another. The animal’s snout, which forms the base of the face, is broad and large, facing downward at a slight angle. Their large mouths also feature another notable trait; the existence of tusks. These vary in length (though max out at the height of eight inches) and curve back towards its skull. A thick neck seamlessly connects the animal’s head to its body, which is heavily muscled and built, standing on four sturdy, hooved feet. Their bodies end in a short, pointed tail. The animal is covered in a coat of bristled chestnut brown or ashen grey hair, which covers their naturally dark pink skin.

Diversity

Bathoggs have very little physical distinctions between them, the only obvious external identifying factor to gender being how female tusks are universally shorter than those of males. The gender ratio for the creature is roughly equal.

Life Span and Development

Piglets of the Bathogg will be born in varying numbers but never exceeding a dozen. At this stage, they appear hairless, miniscule and purplish pink, but grow rather quickly to their enormous size. Within six months they are already covered in their first layer of hair, and their tusks begin to come in. They reach physical maturity one year after being born though they reach their peak mentally at the age of three. Bathoggs live for up to twenty years, with those in captivity or domesticated surroundings living longer, up to thirty years.

Mental Overview

Bathoggs are often gentle creatures, but do possess the mentality to sharply spike in aggression should threats present themselves. They respond viciously to any harming of their young and intrusions by hostile animals or unknown persons into their territory. Their aggression is on display during their “hunts” as they are omnivorous and tend to eat insects or fish alongside grasses and fruit. They are also aggressive during the mating season, with males claiming a female and then fighting over their choice should anyone want to challenge their claim. In a domesticated setting many of these traits remain, though they are much more friendly to their caretakers and lack the aggression seen during hunting or mating periods. However, Bathoggs often become highly attached to any Eronidas keeper they possess, following after them and seeking to protect them should threats appear. As a result, herds of the animal kept on Estates by Eronidas often act as a sort of guard dogs, waddling around and snuffling away but quickly focusing in on unknown presences or invasions of an Estate’s territory. A unique feature of both domesticated and wild members of the species is their odd obsession with cleaning, hence their name. Much like the Eronidas who often rear them, the animals bathe on a bi-daily basis, trotting through and rolling in a stream, pond or body of water every two days.

Territory and Groupings

Most Bathoggs remain in and around Polon, kept by Eronidas in areas like Daendroc. In these surroundings, the animals have little to no direct herding mentality, but groupings of five to sixty get along the best. However, wild Bathoggs do exist, roaming the plains of Daen, and they travel consistently in herds of about twenty-five members.

Trivia

  • Bathoggs have sensitive noses that allow them to sniff out their prey and track small creatures, but they do not have an efficient way to tell poisonous plants from edible ones. Bathoggs will occasionally come across an inedible plant and grow sick over it.

Accreditation
Writers HydraLana
Processors FireFan96, WaterDruppel
Last Editor Firefan96 on 05/27/2021.

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