There seems to be a growing trend here at Deviantart, Exclusive Species.
Exclusive Species: An open, free (not tied to a story)original species created by an artist, limited to anyone but close friends, on the grounds that what they've made is being persecuted creatively, hence exclusive.
What I target here are the species that the artist adamantly refuses any new ideas, or personal spin-offs of that idea. That, and those who attack an individual for making an Original character in this species. Here's a few things that should be pretty evident that species artists on DA tend to forget that I will go over in detail.
NO ONE IS GOING TO CARE IN 20 YEARS
You can NOT limit what a person does. You can only take unnecessary steps to make it more a pain in the butt for both you.
Contrary to popular belief, there is not a mass group of people waiting to draw your creation badly.
An OC in your exclusive species is a creative