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Mountain and Forest Troll by Hyrotrioskjan Mountain and Forest Troll by Hyrotrioskjan
That's a idea of my taste, Zinnorokkrah :iconzinnorokkrah: starts recently his own realistic fantasy project. On the first sight it's typical high fantasy, but at a closer look you will find many interesting new ideas.
He published so far two texts about the cultures/creatures of this world (Kthonera). For me the most interesting thing so far are the trolls. No hominids, giant ground sloths are the ancestors of this, now predatory and more aglie creatures. This specimen is a mountain troll, a big nocturnal beast with enough osteoderms under it's Skin that people believe they turn into rock during daytime.
Edit: I change the pic a bit, the snout of the mountain troll is now shorter and I use the drawing again for another, near related species, the forest troll. It's smaller, active at daytime and lives in small groups.
Here the texts.
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:iconponchofirewalker01:
NICE :D  Ground sloths are perfect for that :D
This is pretty similar to a thought experiment I have that if ground sloths ever crossed the Bering Land Bridge and what would happen.
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Hyrotrioskjan Jan 2, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thanks =D
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:iconzeonista:
Wow, these are fascinating creatures! I am planning a SF campaign that uses late Cenezoic megafauna not too unlike these creatures. They are very interesting, and an inspiration for me.
 
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Hyrotrioskjan Oct 17, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thanks a lot :lol: :bow:
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:iconwolfsoul36:
Wolfsoul36 Aug 6, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Those sir look like Preostoric Sloths...
But whatever floats your Boat. :)
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:iconhyrotrioskjan:
Hyrotrioskjan Aug 24, 2013  Professional General Artist
These have indeed evolved from ground sloths ;)
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:iconwolfsoul36:
Wolfsoul36 Aug 24, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Mmhm Nod 
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Celtic-PREDATOR Jul 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Looks like magatheriums :3 keep up the good work
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Hyrotrioskjan Jul 5, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thanks :bow:
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