Marsupilami / Marsupilamus fantasii
Origin: Comic books, Film and television — Classification: Monotreme, Arboreal — Sapience level: Semi-sapient


  • Simian-looking mammal of monotreme evolutionary background.
  • Average height: 1 to 1.3 meters.
  • Extremely long prehensile tail, roughly six times longer than its body length.
    • Its tail is phenomenally flexible; capable of being tied into knots without suffering damage; and allowing these animals to move around by using it as a spring to bounce with.
  • Its arms are noticeably longer than its legs.
  • Tetradactyl hands and feet, all equipped with opposable thumbs.
  • Covered in fur; generally yellow with black spots. Conversely, some individuals are solid yellow or solid black.
    • Fur is longer on the chest and shoulders, forming a mane.

Biological traitsEdit

  • Egg-laying: Members of this species are born from eggs camouflaged to resemble pear-like fruits.
  • Superhuman strength: Marsupilamis are deceptively strong for their size; capable of tearing down large trees and fighting against animals much larger than themselves.



  • Semi-sapient: Capable of using tools and building shell-shaped nests which can be closed to protect the offspring whenever a predator approaches. Also known to stuff their nests with feathers for comfort and decorate them for aesthetic purposes.
  • Omnivore: Diet consists principally of fruit and fish, showing a distinct preference for piranhas.
  • Arboreal: Marsupilamis spend most of their time on trees, and move swiftly among the branches.
  • Monogamous: Once they find a mate, Marsupilamis build complex nests in the treetops and live in small family units consisting of father, mother, and offspring.
  • Generally docile nature; unless threatened.
  • Makes a distinct vocalization that sounds like "Houba!". It's also capable of sound mimicry, including mimicking human speech.


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