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Tui said she wanted to make some tribes without wings, but for the sake of convenience, (not having to lug Tsunami around Pyrrhia) she gave all the tribes the ability of flight.
so, ive been thinking of some revisions id make to the tribe abilities to even it out:
1.) Nightwings should breath smoke, not fire. So they can blind others & escape by clouding up a room / their enemies face. they should be nocturnal and able to see in the dark.
Their prophecy/mindreading/flight abilities can stay
2.) Seawings should have wings that are only useful to navigate through water. their respiratory system should allow them to stay above water, but not for long (over an hour) before their gills would ache 4 water.
They still have light-up scales.
3.) SkyWings would still breathe fire whenever, and have powerful wings. They should also have complex respiratory systems that allow them to breathe normally at high altitudes with low-oxygen levels.. allowing them to live on mountaintops out of reach from the other tribes.
4.) SandWings should have wings. They should be cold-blooded (like lizards) and collect & radiate energy from sunlight. They may also have venomous (snake) fangs.
They can keep their scorpion barb. Also ability to survive long without water, and firebreathing.
5.) IceWings are kinda boring so they can keep their wings. Their eyes are more sensitive to light than color (with all that white snow), so maybe they’d be colorblind.
Also the freezing breath is debatable, but the gnarly sharp claws are realistic
6.) RainWings should have wings that can only be used to bend light. Also their wings should have claw hooks so they can climb. Maybe their fangs are so prominent that their mouths aren’t capable of speech. They communicate mostly through colors to express emotion silently.
They can keep their acidic venom.
7.) MudWings are fine. They’re like a happy medium of SkyWing and SeaWing, i wouldn’t change anything about them.
One of the most iconic dinosaur depictions in history, it’s Dilophosaurus wetherilli.
One of the earliest theropod dinosaurs, Dilophosaurus’ likenessis known and loved by all. Although we love Jurassic Park’s portrayal of Dilophosaurus, it did not have an extendable neck frill in life, or spit venom. It was also a much larger animal than portrayed in the film, reaching lengths of around 20 feet. Dilophosaurus’ distinguishing feature was that of two crests on the top of its skull, for which it was named. It also had a notch in its snout typically seen in spinosaurids, although Dilophosaurus is an unclassified neotheropod. This notch probably existed because of the weak connection between the premaxillary and maxillary bones in the skull. One of the reasons this dinosaur is so recognizable is because of the Jurassic Park franchise, so we have Spielberg to thank for showing the world this wonderful creature (even if a few creative liberties were taken in its portrayal). Because of its posession of deadly venom in the Jurassic Park franchise, some fans have replaced this iteration of the anima’s species name with “venenifer” as a tribute to Crichton’s creative portrayal of the dinosaur.
NAME MEANING: Two-Crested Lizard DIET: Carnivorous TEMPORAL RANGE: Early Jurassic Period LOCATION: Arizona, USA HEIGHT: 10ft (3m) LENGTH: 20ft (6m) WEIGHT: 1t (2000lbs)
Within the Jurassic Park universe
In the novels
Dilophosaurus was cloned by InGen on Isla Sorna for Jurassic Park on Isla Nublar. Though, as we know, the park failed, and all specimens on Isla Nublar were killed in the subsequent bombings. The specimens on Isla Sorna were left to live on their own. In the novels, the Dilophosaurus are portrayed as the correct size, and they do not posess neck frills, although they still spit venom, which contains 7 enzymes.
APPEARANCE: Initially, it was thought that there were two “types” of Dilophosaurus - Both had bright yellow with light green underbellies, and black, leopard-like spots everywhere on the body. The crests are red with black stripes. One “type” tended to have darker crests, and one “type” was visibly smaller than the other. It is discovered later that this was sexual dimorphism. BEHAVIOR: Reclusive creatures, tend to keep to themselves. They could be seen in the park drinking from rivers and emitting soft hooting cries. Very dangerous if confronted while hunting. The animal will blind its prey with venom, and then rip them open and devour them violently.
Jurassic Park (1990)
In Jurassic Park, the Dilophosaurus is first seen on the park tour, when Dr. Grant, Sattler, and Malcolm see an individual drinking from a river and making soft hooting noises. The endorsement teams later learn that InGen found out the hard way that the dinosaurs were poisonous - one Dilophosaurus had spit at a handler. After the incident, Jurassic Park staff attempted to remove the venom sacs from the animals, but they could not locate or remove them without doing an autopsy, which InGen was against due to the cost of creating the dinosaurs. The Dilophosaurus are not seen again until later, when Dennis Nedry got lost while trying to smuggle dinosaur embryos from the park. Instead of arriving at the docks, he arrived at the river, near the Dilophosaurus enclosure. After Nedry left his car to investigate the area and began to head back, he heard the animal’s distinct hooting call behind him. As he turned, he was blinded and ripped open by the large dinosaur, and then killed when it closed its jaws around his head. Later in the novel, Dr. Grant spots two Dilophosaurus in a mating ritual, which is curious, because it is claimed that no frog DNA was used in the cloning of the park’s Dilophosaurus. After the events of the novel, all remaining Dilophosaurus were killed in the Isla Nublar napalm bombings.
In the films
Similarly to the novel Dilophosaurus’ origins, the film-canon dinosaurs were cloned on Isla Sorna, and shipped to Isla Nublar for Jurassic Park. Unlike many of the species created by InGen, Dilophosaurus was one of the few actually present on the island when the park failed. The Dilophosaurus on Nublar were one of the newest attractions, and were therefore still small and juvenile, according to Laura Sorkin’s notes in Jurassic Park: The Game (which is considered film-canon). When Hurricane Clarissa struck Isla Sorna, the staff evacuated and all Dilophosaurus were left to survive on their own, although they are not sighted on the island in The Lost World: Jurassic Park or Jurassic Park III.
*Note: The lighter colouration of the “female Dilophosaurus” depicted here is fan speculation and should not be taken as canon.
APPEARANCE: Olive green, with darker green blotches and white striping on the body, tail, and crests. The frill is bright yellow and red. Colouring could have changed as they grew, as the specimens seen in the film are juvenile. BEHAVIOR: Like in the novel, are reclusive and shy. They don’t even show themselves to the endorsement team in the film. Although small, they are vicious and deadly, extending their frills in a threat display, spitting venom in the eyes of their prey, blinding them, and promptly devouring them.
It is assumed that Masrani Global either created their own Dilophosaurus, or captured some of InGen’s old specimens. It is extremely likely that they are an attraction in Jurassic World.
Jurassic Park (1993)
The portrayal of Dilophosaurus in the 1993 film Jurassic Park is what gave it its fame. In the film, the Dilophosaurus paddock is the first attraction witnessed by the Jurassic Park endorsement team on Isla Nublar, during the tour. However, no individuals show themselves, much to Dr. Grant and Dr. Sattler’s disappointment. Later in the film, while Dennis Nedry is attempting to smuggle dinosaur embryos from the island, he loses his way and crashes his jeep. While attempting to tie an anchor to free his stuck car, a small Dilophosaurus observes him curiously, evading his sight and making small chirping noises. When Nedry goes to return to the car, the animal makes a loud, bird-like noise, and Nedry turns to see it standing in front of him, cocking its head at him curiously. Nedry is relieved at first, thinking the Dilophosaurus may have been a larger dinosaur. He proceeds to talk to it like a dog, even throwing a stick for it, which the dinosaur is uninterested in, and quickly turns its attention back to Nedry. Disgruntled by how boring the Dilophosaurus is, Nedry goes to climb back up the rock face to his jeep, the animalfollowing him the whole way. Nedry turns around again, and the Dilophosaurus extends its neck frill, hissing loudly at him, and spitting venom on to his body. Frightened at this point, Nedry goes to get in his car and turns around one last time, allowing the small theropod to spit venom in his eyes. Screaming, blind, and in pain, Nedry slams his head on the jeep and falls over, the Barbasol shaving cream can of embryos falling out of his raincoat pocket and into the mud. He quickly regains his composure and rushes into the jeep, slamming the door behind him. His feeling of safety is short lived however, as the Dilophosaurus had circled around the car to the other open door. The animal’s hissing is the last thing Nedry hears before he is killed and devoured, his screams heard as the camera pans down to the Barbasol can, covered by the mud created by the rain.
Jurassic Park: The Game (2011)
At the very beginning of the game, Nima Cruz and Miles Chadwick go into the jungle to search for Dennis Nedry, who had not shown up to exchange the Barbasol can with smuggled dinosaur embryos. They eventually find him dead in his jeep, and Cruz catches a glimpse of the Dilophosaurus feeding on his corpse before it runs away. A bit put off, the two set to work trying to find the can. Once they find it, another Dilophosaurus lunges out of the foliage and spits at Chadwick. Startled, he pulls out his pistol and shoots at the animal, effectively scaring it off. Wanting to get out of there before more trouble shows up, Cruz sets to work repairing the crashed jeep. While she’s working, however, a whole pack of the animals shows up, and attacks. Cruz, upon suggesting a distraction, is pushed over by a terrified Chadwick who apparently hopes the dinosaurs will go after her. He’s mistaken, and two Dilophosaurus jump on and devour him. Terrified, Cruz runs back to the jeep and is accosted by several of the dinosaurs, but evades them, eventually being able to get in the car. After driving frantically for a time, and even running over one of the Dilophosaurus, she manages to crash the jeep again. She is forced to leave the car, and is punced on. Before the Dilophosaurus can kill her, the pack hears the clicking noises of the Troodon pack, and retreats. Later the next night, mercenaries Billy Yoder and Oscar Morales are patrolling the jungle, and Yoder accidentally steps on an egg in what is presumably a Dilophosaurus nest. He is attacked and pinned by a Dilophosaurus, but Morales thinks quick, kicking the dinosaur off of Yoder. Preparing to kill it, Morales is stopped by Yoder, who claims there is no reason to kill it now that it is injured and outnumbered. The Dilophosaurus uses this time to scurry away.
Jurassic World (2015)
It is unknown whether the Dilophosaurus will appear in Jurassic World, but fans consider it extremely likely, due to some hints. One of the biggest hints is the existence of a “Dilophosaurus Ambush” LEGO set, which was sold alongside a few other LEGO sets that depict canon moments seen in various trailers and TV spots.
Professor Venomous checked the address written down on a slip of paper once more as he approached the doorstep a rather lavish penthouse. His newest business associate, by the name of Grima, told him to drop by to discuss their newest strategy on unleashing an organic, biochemical weapon onto their unsuspecting foes. His associate supplies the money or necessary equipment, and Venomous crafts it with his superior knowledge. A match made in hell, truly.
With a quiet sigh, he jammed the note into his lab coat’s pocket before reaching forward to press the doorbell. He heard the jingle for it play as he awaited for a response. After a few moments, shuffling of feet was on the other side of the door. When it opened, he expected to see Grima. Instead, there was a young man with pure white hair. A genetic oddity, truly. The scientist’s curiosity was already piqued in the other. What made his locks that way? Was it natural? Altered?
It mattered not. He’s here on entirely different business. It’s time to stay focused.
❝…I am looking for Grima.❞
He announced blandly, gazing downward to the other intently before away. Why wasn’t he moving? What sort of minion was he to not do as man says?…The other IS a servant, right? Perhaps not, by the looks of it. It seems he actually resides here. Must be a relative of Grima’s, then. Odd. The Professor was never informed of this.
After a good few minutes of awkward silence, the purple-skinned man decided to slowly lift his hands to gesture. Venonmous knew little sign language. It’s worth a shot to see if the stranger across from him is deaf.