Flesh File: Creatures To Steer Clear Of
Free with 2000 A.D. Prog 96, 97 & 98
20 Jan 79
A guide to Cynognathus, Giant Plant-Eaters, Bone-Headed Dinosaurs and Giant Scorpions.
FIRSTS & LASTS
Cynognathus is a Triassic Period reptile with mammalian qualities and has been nicknamed the 'dog-reptile'. Trans-Time has given it a rating of 7.
Giant Plant-Eaters are the Jurassic Period animals that Trans-Time come to catch, including the Brotosaurus or Apatosaurus, Diplodocus, Camarasaurus and Brachiosaurus. The latter of these grows to thirty metres in length. Trans-Time suggests that employees stay well clear and there are numerous examples of incidents what happened when they didn't. They have given them a rating of 4.
Bone-Headed Dinosaurs are from the Cretaceous Period. Their skulls are five times thicker than that of a human, but their brain is the size of a hen's egg. They use their heads like battering rams.
Giant Scorpions are of unknown lifespan and history. They are seen sparingly.
The sole survivor of an attack by a pack of Cynognathus after being part of a group that goaded them.
Responsible for a Brotosaurus herd. He and a fellow Ranger abandoned them to watch some bone-headed dinosaurs fight, his friend was killed when the Brotosaurs stampeded.
CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Now this is what you want to an image of. The exploits of Stumpy MacPherson and Ranger Preston would be worthy of strip in themselves.