Category Archives: Dromae

[Thanan] Dromae Feathers

Dromae moult once a year. The primary feathers on the legs and arms follow a pattern, with the outermost feather being replaced first and each following after in succession. Generally each feather is fully regrown before the next falls out, but occasionally one will drop before the next is full length. The secondaries are less …

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[Thanan] Dromae Feet

Dromae and their relatives, both close and distant, have feet with four toes. The outer two digits are strong, flattened and bear the individual’s weight as they run. The claws are capable of damage but ground contact naturally blunts them and they serve primarily to provide grip against the soil (or the hide of their …

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[Thanan] Evolution of Dromae Hunting Adaptions

There is significant debate amongst dromae paleontologists about whether their primitive dinosaurian ancestors were capable of flight. It is clear that their distant cousins the birds are, and that some species closely related to raptorian ancestors may have been more than gliders. Dromae paleontologists are firm that they are not descended from birds. The presence …

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[Thanan] Dromae Growth and Development

Dromae are a sapient race from my Thanan setting, that evolved from the Paraves (birds and the most bird-like dinosaurs). These drabbles are mostly extended background reference material for myself, and the ones relating to biology are mostly written on ancestral, pre-civilisation dromae (just as we write about evolutionary development of cro-magnons). Dromae eggs are …

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