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AnimalID

Name

5090

Lambeosaurus

LocationName:

North America

Origin:

Dino Digs expansion

PurchaseCost:

$3,000

RequiresResearch:

No

IsClimber:

No

IsJumper:

Yes

 

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Description:

Lambeosaurus, or "Lambe's lizard," was named in honor of an early Canadian fossil hunter. Visitors to your zoo will be awestruck at the sight and sound of these duckbilled crested dinosaurs. As the largest of its kind, Lambeosaurus grows up to 50 feet long and can weigh up to 10,000 pounds.

Perhaps even more striking than Lambeosaurus' immense size is the rigid crest jutting up from their heads. Described by many as "hatchet-shaped," the crest is actually a hollow chamber with connections to Lambeosaurus' nasal passages. By passing air through the chamber, Lambeosaurus can produce hauntingly resonant sounds that carry over a good distance. Lambeosaurus may sound familiar to you if you've ever listened to a person blowing through a large conch shell.

When panicked by a T. rex or other predator, Lambeosaurus will sound an alert through its crest, letting others in the herd know of imminent danger. This alarm effectively gives each herd member the eyes of all the other herd members and helps ensure survival. Without the natural armored defense of an Ankylosaurus or the escape speed of some other dinos, Lambeosaurus needs all the help they can get to avoid becoming dinner.

During mating season, Lambeosaurus will use their crest to call to potential mates. Nobody knows for sure what is attractive about a foghorn-style call, but it's probably wise to keep your Lambeosaurus exhibit away from any major waterways just in case.

As an herbivore, Lambeosaurus will most often be seen standing on its two hind legs munching pine cones, leaves and twigs it has obtained from coniferous trees. Lambeosaurus will also get down on all fours at times, where its short front legs allow it to feed or drink at ground level along shorelines. Well shaped for chewing and grinding up plants, Lambeosaurus' teeth occasionally wear away or fall out. Those teeth that do fall out are automatically replaced by new ones, which is fortunate given the amount Lambeosaurus must eat everyday to keep healthy.

 

Attractiveness Adult:

Attractiveness Young:

Initial Happiness:

Habitat Preference:

40

60

50

85

Captivity:

Crowd:

CrowdHappiness Change:

ClimbsCliffs:

7

35

-20

Yes

 

General Information

Building an Exhibit

The Life Cycle

Who do they like to live with and eat?

 

To build a good animal exhibit you need to ask a few questions: (click them for the answers)

Which fence is suitable for this animal in terms of strength, if it can be climbed or jumped over?

How big should the exhibit be and what Terrain should be used?

What foliage should be used?

What rocks should be used?

What shelter does the animal need?

What toy does the animal like?

How deep should the exhibit be if using the "Pit Method"?

2 levels

 

FenceName

Purchase Cost

Height

Strength

Life

Cost Effective

Stick Pole Fence

$75

2

225

12

16.0

Stick Pole Window Fence

$75

2

225

12

16.0

Chain-link Fence

$70

2

200

10

14.3

Post and Rail Fence

$90

2

250

12

13.3

Wood Slat Window Fence

$110

2

240

12

10.9

Wooden Slat Fence

$110

2

240

12

10.9

Rock Wall Fence

$150

2

280

14

9.3

Rock Window Fence

$150

2

280

14

9.3

Concrete Chain Fence

$150

2

275

14

9.3

Plexiglas Fence

$150

2

270

13

8.7

Iron Bar Fence

$180

2

290

14

7.8

Concrete Fence

$200

2

300

15

7.5

Reinforced Concrete Fence

$225

3

460

16

7.1

Reinforced Concrete and Glass Fence

$225

3

420

15

6.7

Concrete and Iron Bar Fence

$240

3

440

15

6.3

Electrified Chain-link Fence

$300

3

480

18

6.0

Electrified Iron Bar Fence

$350

3

400

18

5.1

 

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Animal Density

Min

Number of Animals/Exhibit

Max

60

3

 

10

Terrain Name

Value

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Coniferous floor

85

51

102

153

204

255

306

357

408

459

510

Grass

10

6

12

18

24

30

36

42

48

54

60

Fresh water

5

3

6

9

12

15

18

21

24

27

30

Rocks

2

5

10

14

19

24

29

34

38

43

48

Foliage

7

4

8

13

17

21

25

29

34

38

42

Elevation

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Exhibit Size

100

60

120

180

240

300

360

420

480

540

600

 

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ID

Value

TreeName

Foliage Effect

Cost/ Square

Cost Effective

7084

20

Dawn Redwood Tree

80

$560

14.3

7093

15

Norfolk Island Pine Tree

60

$680

8.8

 

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ID

Value

RockName

Size X

Size Y

Rock

Rock Effect

Purchase Cost

Cost Effective

9206

3

Small Rock

1

1

Yes

12

$55

21.8

9205

3

Medium Rock 

1

1

Yes

12

$75

16.0

9200

5

Large Rock

2

2

Yes

5

$150

3.3

 

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Shelter ID

Shelter Name

Shelter Value

Shelter Effect

Purchase Cost

Capacity

Requires Research

 

none

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ToyID

ToyName

ToyValue

PurchaseCost

 

none

 

 

 

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ReproductionChance:

Low

SickChance:

10

ReproductionInterval(months):

10

SickChange:

-10

HappyReproduceThreshold:

95

DeathChance:

30

Offspring:

1

TimeDeath(months):

24

BabyToAdult(months):

3

 

LaysEggs

Yes

TimeToHatch(days)

13

 

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Compatible Animals

Prey Animals

none

 

KeeperFoodType:

Large grass and leaves

 

Zookeeper

Maintenance worker

Tour Guide

Man

Scientist

 

General Information

Building an Exhibit

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Who do they like to live with and eat?