RALi - Giant Gippsland Earthworm
Common name: Giant Gippsland Earthworm
Taxonomy: Megascolides australis
Level: HERB | Form: FLEE
Status: RARE | BiOME: RIVER
Overcomes: Flood | Fire | Drought
RALi has evolved a high concentration of (that means ‘lots of’!) haemoglobin in his blood, which is what makes his Haemolift Superpower possible! Haemoglobin is a protein which carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body, so lots of this protein means RALi is able to survive in low-oxygen environments deep underground that many species would suffocate in!
Thanks to being able to survive where others can’t, RALi uses Burrow to dig herself deep down underground, out of the way of predators!
Unfortunately for RALi, she automatically loses a Clash to a Forest species - she just can’t survive in that BiOME! Too many trees mean that all the moisture is sucked out of the soil - which is great for the forest, but not such good news for RALi!
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