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Metapods are a group of strange tetragnathes found on only one small, isolated continent. Their typical features are the well-developed middle legs they walk on (all other tetragnathes use their front and hind legs for walking) and the toothless jaws, which were originally used to break the shells of the big, herbivorous insect-like creatures that are also endemic, although several metapod groups prefer other food sources.
Bughunter: Similar, but smaller than the common metapods, specialised on small, fast prey
Xenosaurus: Biggest metapod species, hunts other metapods
Heron metapod:Swamp-dwelling species with a special foot morphology, feeds on water-life
Red moa: Herbivouous metapods which fill a similar niche like earth's giraffes

The drawing technique I used is explained here: [link]


Yes, the description sucks and will be changed.
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BionicleSaurus Featured By Owner May 29, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Ha.
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Ramul Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014
WARNING! Do not spam! Or you will be violated by a horde of horny midgets in clown suits, even if you just posted your spam once!

Seriously, chain posts are fucking stupid and won't harm anybody. 
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Heytomemeimhome Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014
I wonder who the particularly pleasant individual who wrote that was. Because I would like to offer a friendly invitation to that person, and with some of his nerves will be randomly activated by blunt objects being moved at high velocities at him/her.
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Ramul Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014
Add all the others who create these chain posts. What the hell do they want to accomplish with them, anyway?
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AzrielMoha Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014
i'm sorry...and yes i'm a pussy because get scared by a chain message
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Ramul Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014
Well, now you know it. Chain messages are completely harmless and do nothing more than annoy those who receive them.
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nibiruplanet8 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2012
Xenosaurus is my favorite
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PeteriDish Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
What pokemon is this? a Metapod! =D
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Ramul Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2012
I thought about renaming them to mesopods, it would fit them bettr.
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PeteriDish Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Sorry, it was a dumb joke, I know =) but I couldn't help myself ads I was a poke-mainac as a boy... i had the 149 of them but Blastoise! Damn Blastoise! Never got one! (I was collecting the stickers) =D
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Ramul Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2012
Weeell, I did name them, then noticed there is some pupa pokemon with the same name. But the mesopod/metapod actually refers to the terminology, not to pokemon.
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PeteriDish Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
actually... insects have pronotum, mesonotum and metaanotum in the thorax, so meta should refer to the last pair of legs, and because these walk on the middle pair, shouldn't they really be called mesopods?
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Ramul Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014
Yes, that is correct. The future entries mentioning them refer to them as mesopods already. I do need sometime to fix all those entries, to incorporate updates and especially fix the copious typos.
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PeteriDish Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
allright! :D I was just browsing your gallery and this struck me, so i just wanted to mention it. :) 
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PeteriDish Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I know it refers to the middle, but if you look at it from a different point of view, the pokemon metapod also refers to the linguistics, because it was the "middle" stage between caterpie and beedril =D
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Dea-89 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2007
All the details and structure :wow:

Keep at this it looks really awesome and so realistic!! x3
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A-Aggregate Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2007   Traditional Artist
I like it, although I would suggest moving the legs back a bit as the creature looks unbalanced (it looks as though it should be dragging its belly).
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Ramul Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2007
The massive head is quite heavy.
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Warrior-of-Cosmo Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2007
That's awesome!!

Love the Red Moa. If only my country's ancestors didn't wipe them off NZ. Moas are too cool. :D

I love the Xenosaurus as well!!!
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Tabon Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
wow, awseome, I love moas, this one is cool, you've given it so much detail, like what you see in decent dinosaur books, awesome ^^ and I like its survival physcial features like the attractive stripy tail and such, makes it seem more as if it could have existed
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