Fun Fact: The Hoplons shields double as sleds!

  • Scientific Name: Brachyaspis Rattus

  • Behavior : Defensive, Grouped, Scavenger

  • Habitat : Global

  • Diet : Omnivore

  • Avg. Life Span : Up to 7 years

  • Endangerment Status : Near Threatened

Hoplons possess genetically-encoded, bony plates on their arms that serve as a potent defense mechanism against potential predators. As pack animals, they rely on their social structure to ensure the safety of their young. In the face of danger, Hoplons will band together to form a defensive ring, fiercely protecting their vulnerable offspring from harm.

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