Fire Salamander

Salamandra salamandra
Scale 6 Diat: carnivore , Hierachy 3


Play: Salamandra salamandra has a MOVE of 2.

Fact: Salamandra salamandra is able to secrete toxins through its skin.

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The Fire Salamander (Salamandra salamandra) is probably the best-known salamander species in Europe. It is black with yellow spots or stripes to a varying degree; some specimens can be nearly completely black while on others the yellow is dominant. Shades of red and orange may sometimes appear, either replacing or mixing with the yellow according […] read more

Boa Constrictor

Boa constrictor
Scale 8 Diat: carnivore , Hierachy 3
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Play: Boa constrictor has a MOVE of 2.

Fact: Boa constrictor can grow up to 4m (13ft) long.

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Graphic by Celeste
The Boa constrictor (Boa constrictor) is a large, heavy-bodied species of snake. It is a member of the Boidae family found in Central America, South America and some islands in the Caribbean. A staple of private collections and public displays, its color pattern is highly variable yet distinctive. Ten subspecies are currently recognized, although some […] read more


Strigops habroptila
Scale 6 Diat: herbivore , Hierachy 2
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Play: Strigops habroptila has a MOVE of 1.

Fact: Kakapo are critically endangered; as of February 2010, only 123 living individuals are known.

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Graphic by Diana
The Kakapo (Māori: kākāpō, meaning night parrot), Strigops habroptila (Gray, 1845)[2], also called owl parrot, is a species of flightless nocturnal parrot endemic to New Zealand.[3] It has finely blotched yellow-green plumage, a distinct facial disc of sensory, vibrissa-like feathers, a large grey beak, short legs, large feet, and wings and a tail of relatively […] read more

Cock-eyed Squid

Histioteuthis sp.
Scale 5 Diat: carnivore , Hierachy 3


Play: Histioteuthis has a MOVE of 2.

Fact: Histioteuthis lives at depths of around 1500 ft (500-1000 meters).

Graphic by Gina
Photo by L. Madin (NOAA)
Histioteuthis is a genus of squid and the only member of the Histioteuthidae family. It goes by the English name cock-eyed squid, because in all species the right eye is normal-sized, round, blue and sunken; whereas the left eye is at least twice the diameter of the right eye, tubular, yellow-green, faces upward, and bulges […] read more

Habitat Loss

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Play: Place this card on any SPECIES card.
Effect: The SPECIES card must be removed immediately. You may leave this card on the table to show that this location cannot be used anymore in the game.

Graphic by A. L.
(Event Card) Habitat destruction is the process in which natural habitat is rendered functionally unable to support the species present. In this process, the organisms which previously used the site are displaced or destroyed, reducing biodiversity. Habitat destruction by human activity mainly for the purpose of harvesting natural resources for industry production and urbanization. Clearing […] read more


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Play: Place on 1 SPECIES card, that is neighbouring a card with OCEAN terrain.
Effect: Convert that spot and one additional adjacent spot to OCEAN terrain for 1 turn. Discard affected SPECIES that are incompatible. Note that species capable of FLIGHT are exempt.

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(Event Card) A tsunami (Japanese: 津波 [tsɯnami], lit. ‘harbor wave’; English pronunciation: /suːˈnɑːmi/ or /tsuːˈnɑːmi/) or tidal wave is a series of water waves (called a tsunami wave train[1]) caused by the displacement of a large volume of a body of water, such as an ocean or a large lake. Tsunamis are a frequent occurrence […] read more