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Zubat Anatomy- Pokedex Entry
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Published: May 12, 2018
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Lavender-Leaf's avatar
Lavender-LeafEdited |Hobbyist General Artist
wtf zubat shits through its legs?
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MoonlightDrawsStuff's avatar
MoonlightDrawsStuff|Hobbyist General Artist
XD ikr
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davisnova's avatar
davisnova|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Again, another stunning piece... one problem though...
i think there are more than 20 zubats in a social group...
more like...
20 000 000 000
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Christopher-Stoll's avatar
Christopher-Stoll|Professional Digital Artist
Yea, I was envisioning like hundreds of small family groups in a cave. So 20x500 per inhabitable space. 
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davisnova's avatar
davisnova|Hobbyist Digital Artist
If "inhabitable space" means, Per cubic foot, Then its accurate
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DerangedGod's avatar
DerangedGod|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I like that description! :)
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Menacorn's avatar
I have a doubt, if pokemons are supposed to lay eggs, why is zubat a mammal?
Should not it be something else?
I love your pokenatomy <3
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Christopher-Stoll|Professional Digital Artist
It's an interesting question. Zubat is undeniably based on living bats, which are mammalian. But canonically all Pokémon lay eggs, and that's not something I'd like to contradict in my writing. So what do we do?

Fortunately, in this particular case it's not too hard to find a biological workaround.
Even though there are no bats that lay eggs, there are mammals that do. Monotremes like the Platypus and the Echidna are living mammals that lay eggs, and there's evidence in the fossil records that large varieties of egg-laying mammals like them once dominated much of the land mass that now comprises Australia. 
In the full PokéNatomy book I have a section on eggs, their purpose, composition, and evolution that clarifies this a bit. Suffice it to say, that mammals definitely can lay eggs and in the Pokémon world this seems to be the norm rather than the exception.
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Menacorn's avatar
Interesting... Thanks!
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Evilhumour-Author|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing
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KenTheNekomata|Hobbyist Digital Artist
So it does grow the eyes, but does the jaw stretch out when it becomes golbat?
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Abbieisurqueen's avatar
So it's pretty much a bat.
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KenTheNekomata|Hobbyist Digital Artist
hell yes it is.
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Abbieisurqueen's avatar
Verily.~
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