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{Original Species: Keeplings} by ArrangedShenanigans {Original Species: Keeplings} by ArrangedShenanigans
I was just doodling adopt ideas and it suddenly became an original species.

coloring these are so calming omg

Keeplings are a CLOSED species for now. Please, do not make your own. Once I finish fleshing out their design I may offer customs or make a few sets.

Keepling Facts:
-Keeplings harvest the memories of living beings, but are unable to harvest memories of other Keeplings. These memories act as their source of nutrition.
-The more memories a Keepling is able to harvest, the stronger they will be and the longer they will live.
-When a Keepling uses up the energy gathered from the memories, their markings begin to dull and fade. If a Keepling goes too long without harvesting a memory, they will die.
-Keeplings' arms are manifestations of the energy gathered from the harvested memories. The substance is gelatin-like, but incredibly dense.
-Keeplings' skin colors are limited to varying shades of black, grey, and white. Their markings and hair can be any color or pattern.
-Keeplings tend to have four horns located on their head, but are known to have either more or less.
-Keeplings are very family oriented creatures, and will choose one mate for life. However, they are also very territorial creatures, and often brawl with other Keeplings.
-Keeplings' arms are used for brawling, climbing, and running.
-Male Keeplings tend to have lighter skin, and females tend to have darker.
-Keeplings do wearing clothing occasionally, but I wanted to show you the typical placement of their markings.

If you have any questions, I would be more than happy to answer them! If people show quite a bit of interest in these, I'll make a male reference and do a back view.

This Keepling is mine! I haven't named her yet, so I would love to hear some suggestions.

Keeplings/Design- *ArrangedShenanigans
base- =McMaggot
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Narie920 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So much adorableness!
Reemiks Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist

Keeplings are so DESU! :iconaawplz:


Let's name her Vanilla Twilight

Because we can

FoodStamps1 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
omg these seem so cool i want one so bad XD
BlueHecate Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Student Photographer
She's adorable~
Airglass Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Student
Omg, soo cool. Like they look frkn awesome QAQ You should totally open commissions on these & i will spam you with commissions T^T
Mezzo-Forte Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my I so wants one =0

If you ever open commissions or something on them I would so get one!
MafiaVamp Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
Hmmm HOW do they harvest memories? And can they see these memories or do they just store them as a source of energy?
Loving this concept, dear! :iconlovesqueeplz:
ArrangedShenanigans Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I'm not sure how they harvest them yet, actually. But yes, they can see the memories, and were hunted to near extinction because of it. Keeplings were and still are often used during wars to obtain information from enemies. Keeplings are only about four feet tall,making them easy to house, and because they don't eat like humans, rulers and such use the memories of their war prisoners to keep them well-fed.
GangstaCakes Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ArrangedShenanigans Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer

thank you!! I was thinking they could live in the same realm as the other original species we were working on?
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