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A couple of them at a push, but we probably want the smaller versions of even the best of these. (Except the Thylacine, which is fine.) It's pretty fun to look at ancient creatures and wonder if we could have rode around them, but we sort of forget how hard it is to domesticate or even tame large creatures in an early technology society and despite the ...


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Probably none, alas. You need a number of characteristics for animals to be domesticated, at least these: sufficiently docile gregarious willing to breed in captivity having a social dominance hierarchy That will eliminate every species that is not a mammal, and if a carnivore, wolf size or smaller. Also, as thylacines will have direct competition from ...


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At a guess: Diprotodon, Palorchestes, and Thylacine. There was a Russian study which tried to domesticate foxes, attempting to mirror the dog-from-wolves domestication. It started in 1959, and is still ongoing, at least to a minor extent due to budget cuts. Look up the study if you want more information, but the long and short of it is that it seems most ...


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There's no rule against it. Salinity is not a barrier for plants, as seen by sea grasses and mangroves. If it evolved once it would evolve again. Growing underwater has certain mechanical considerations because water currents are a lot harsher than air currents. Your new seaplants would probably start to resemble the current seaplants, because the ...


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as far as i read and grasp of the list, most non native Eyjagard animal wont screw up the native species, base of my observation from my own country (majority of it is livestock anyway, they are everywhere including tropical country al though some generate different trait or adaptation). except cat which as far as i know has extinct/endangered several bird ...


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Your story is set in California. It is a very cool thing to site your story in a fictional past of the real world. That lets you riff off of real and legendary things from our world and also frame things out in terms of real geography. A prime example: Robert Howard’s Hyborian Age for the Conan stories is set in Europe around 10,000 BC. A more recent and ...


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Campania You main character lives in Campania, one of the most fertile and pleasant regions of Italy, probably somewhere near Capua. It being a region in Italy, mountains are never far away. (It is situated on the western side of the peninsula, south of the central region of Lazio.) The land is exceptionally fertile; agriculture has been the main business ...


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a cold volcanic [...] moderately toxic soil to the extent that the people there have an inborn resistance to it and can in fact be quite healthy and strong, but many are noticeably diseased and/or deformed. This can be a volcanic region, with an active volcano and a significant release of radon from the ground. an ocean, ideally warm, that experiences ...


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