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Peracerdon

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Name:
Peracerdon exitialis
Abilities and Weapons:
strength, teeth, claws, senses, tail whip
Occupation:
fish-eating theropod
Home:
Skull Island
First Appearance:
book "The World of Kong: A Natural History of Skull Island" (from 2005)
Diet:
carnivore (fish, seabirds, eggs, crustaceans, seal pups)
Status:
became extinct when Skull Island sunk into the ocean, but appears again in Neo-Skull isle in Adventures in the World of Kong
notable P-dons:
Percy and Prima


Peracerdon exitialis ("deadly very sharp tooth") is 12-16 feet long species of theropod dinosaur that lives in the coastlines of Skull Island. The animal is described in the book "The World of Kong: A Natural History of Skull Island" (from 2005).

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Peracerdon has a dragon-like, narrow head, and whip-like tail (used for balance). Greenish, it has red finlike projections running down its back. It weighs 200kg. Equally at home in calm or thrashing waters, Peracerdon is found all along the perimeter of Skull Island, from the rocky coasts, surf-punished and crumbling reefs to the quiet sedate coastal swamps.

A long snout armed with rows of thin-bladed teeth identifies Peracerdon as a fish-eater, though it readily takes seabirds, eggs, and even unguarded Skull Island Fur Seal pups (if it gets the chance). Powerful claws keep Peracerdon anchored in even the roughest of waves, allowing it to remain steady in pounding surf. It usually remains still, darting its head down to snatch up prey items. Peracerdon can strike quickly with long fore claws, or its gin-trap snout, to snatch prey out of the shoreline pools and along the water’s edge. A long tail balances Peracerdon as it clings in the splash zone, keen eyes piercing the waves to reveal fish and crabs.

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