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The Rumblehorn by IzzyMedrano The Rumblehorn by IzzyMedrano
The Rumblehorn is a large grassland Insectivore. 

It's horn is actually a hollow resonance chamber. 
The bony growth is an adaptation of the sinuses in the front of it's skull. It presses the horn against
the tall trees where it picks up the subtle vibrations of grubs and other insects burrowing
under the bark. It uses it's chisel-like teeth to scrape at the bark of the trees, and a flat
raspy tongue to collect the infestations of bugs. 

It must eat nearly a hundred pounds of insects every day.
When it is not foraging for food, it sleeps for fifteen or more hours each day to conserve energy.

The rumblehorn also uses it's horn in communication.
Blowing air across stiff bristle structures on the soft palette of it's mouth, the rumblehorn
emits a strange warbling thrum that is responsible for it's name.
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PseudonoobDA Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I clicked on this thinking it was a ground sloth.
Looking at it now, and reading the description, it actually seems just as cool.
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IzzyMedrano Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014  Professional Artist
The giant ground sloths from prehistory were definitely an influence on this wacky guy. :D
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PseudonoobDA Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thought so. Again, cool creature!
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chibicatmew Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thats awesome! can you tell me what rpg's you play?:bouncyhai: 
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IzzyMedrano Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  Professional Artist
I used to play tons.  Shadowrun, D&d, Cyberpunk, Rifts, Supers, all sorts
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chibicatmew Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool I'll defenetly try some of those out!Kokonose Haruka (Happy Shy Happy Happy) [V1] 
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chibicatmew Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Your creativity is Amazing! I wish I had that imagination!Clap 
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IzzyMedrano Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014  Professional Artist
Thank you very much!  I attribute it to lots of reading and playing tabletop RPGs. :D
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LmonLimeCat Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014
detailed picture and description, i like it!!
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MarcSolArt Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014
Sooo cute. :D
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