Terrashot

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Terrashot

Region of origin: Funeral Mountains, California, United States

An ungainly beast with a casket-shaped body, a long, flat shell along its back and wobbly legs seemingly unsuited to carry their bulk. They migrate from their meadow homes on the California/Nevada border down into the deserts of Death Valley in single-file processions but as they cross the expanse the exposure to intense sun causes their insides to overheat and expand against the shell, eventually resulting in explosions that leave grave-like holes scattered across the landscape.

Originally posted on Tumblr on January 27, 2016

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