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|Class||Almost a bear.|
|Habitat||Any forested area. Originally Sacred Archipelago.|
|Description||Large, arboreal, predatory marsupial.|
Despite the rumours that Drop Bears don't really exist, they're now found all over Godville. They usually live high up in trees and drop down on their prey when it least expects it.
A remote island located in the Sacred Archipelago populated by rude, well-tanned people started spreading the rumours that Drop Bears are not real. The whole point was to decimate the growing number of gullible tourists that started visiting the island more and more, even though the island lays so far south in the Qu'tox Ocean that it doesn't fit on any of Godville's maps. Tourists, after being lulled into the false sense of security by the locals, are often viciously attacked and usually lethally injured.
After giant eagle air travel has become more popular, Drop Bears started spreading outside of their original habitat in Sacred Archipelago. The most likely theory is that Drop Bears started attaching themselves to bellies of cargo eagles and travelled all the way across the ocean on to the mainland. They can be found all over Godville now since they have no other natural predators except for heroes and heroines (and we know that they're not very effective predators).
Victims that have been dropped on by Drop Bears rarely survive, meaning this hoax can go on unnoticed by the general public outside Sacred Archipelago.
An average Drop bear's size is comparable to a large Biowolf or a smaller Bear Minimum. Their body is highly adapted for climbing and life in tree canopies — they have incredibly strong forearms with long sharp claws and strong hind legs.
Large canines and strong jaw.
Drop Bears used to hunt mostly large macropods native to Sacred Archipelago, but in recent years, they've started hunting any humanoid species as well. Their prey is generally much larger than themselves, but never stands chance since Drop Bears attack unexpectedly from above.
Common advice on how to avoid being attacked from locals (once you prove they really can't persuade you that Drop Bears don't exist) is using their sacred bread spread made out of beer yeast extracts. The victim rarely realizes that this will only make them more delicious and enticing for any Drop Bears around.
- From distance they look very cute, docile and calm
- Sharp teeth with incredibly strong jaw
- Great sight and orientation in free fall
- Forks in their prey's hair
- Sensitive hearing, they hate accents (thus avoid and rarely attack locals).
|Domestica||Bipolar Bear • OctoBear • Solar Bear|
|Ursidae incertae sedis||Bad News Bear • Bear Minimum • Bear Witness • Bear-Faced Liar • Bearlock • Beer Cub • Cucumbear • Drop Bear • Grizzled Bear • Gummi Bear • Hunny Bear • ManBearPig • Molar Bear • Polaroid Bear • Rugskin Bear • Scare Bear • Unbearable Grizzly • Yellow Bear • Yoga Bear|
- Lady de la Fossey, Dianne (1980 g.e.) A practical Manual to Zoology: How to avoid bites, stings and scratches. Unspecifiedistan University Press