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Moving further north, the Drapistar has a more varied lifestyle than its ancestor. Their plating has split up and covers more of their body. This gives additional protection against possible predators, along with support on land. Sexual dimorphism has started to occur in this lineage, where as adults, males and females have a different horn size, males having a larger one. Remaining on the topic of their head, they have begun to lose their bottom set of eyes in adults, as they aren't too useful in their placement. Juvenile's chemoreceptors and eyes are placed higher on their head to maximize their chances of noticing predators. In adults, their mouth is now tucked inside of their head, being shot out to incapacitate and grab onto prey to feeding. Their teeth are more adapted for both latching onto things and breaking hard materials, like cartilage and bone. in juveniles, the mouth remains the same as their ancestor, whilst also being toothless. Juveniles also have more spines and less armor than adults, which makes them weak on their own. Their mouth, compared to their ancestor, is longer and thicker, with harder teeth as well. Their teeth, like their ancestor, is hook shaped, but now, the further towards the tip of its mouth the tooth is, the more it's built for tearing soft tissue.

Lifestyle and Feeding

During the majority of the year, adults act as normal, feeding on just about anything they can. They have several methods of searching and catching for food, such as sneaking up on unassuming creatures, digging through sediments, and moving their mouth parts over biomasses. When they feel threatened, they will splay out their spikes connected to their skin, and look around intently, looking for whatever could be a threat. If the threat is spotted, it will fire its mouth towards it in an attempt to scare it off, but if this does not work, it will rush them, whilst continuously firing out their mouth in an attempt to protect themselves. During the spring, individuals will begin moving towards one of four watersheds in their range. In the watershed, males will fight each other via attempting to break off the other's horn, with the weaker one losing and being unable to mate due to sexual selection. Females on the other hand will look for mates based on their strength and horn size, usually picking ones with a horn of at least 0.2 cm on average. After mating, the female will continue its activities, whilst the male looks after the young, protecting them from anything that could be a threat. in the 10 weeks of takes for Juveniles to fully mature, adults will feed on the native life, regurgitating some of their food for their children to feed on. Juveniles are voracious, feeding on just about anything to fuel their growth, such as microorganisms, decayed matter, and regurgitated food from their parent. After the 10 weeks have passed, the adults and their children will leave the watershed to continue life as normal.