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Old Feb 6 2016, 03:41 PM   #93
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Default Re: Dragon eggs and hatchling size

From what I hear, the first edition of DLGP was never corrected for the second edition, only added to. I only have the first edition, with the second one coming in the mail. I'll compare them and find out.

If Faranth was 12 feet long, and Carenath was 10 feet long, that would about add up to Ramoth and Mnementh being "3 times" as big if they were measured in feet. I'm not sure how it would work out in meters. 45/12 and 38/10 (if we go by the biggest bronze size from DLGP) both equal about 3. 3.75 and 3.8 respectively, but still 3. And it said in DLGP that the 12 foot long dragons were 18 hands high, and the 10 footers were 16 hands high. That's about 6 feet and 5 feet at the withers respectively, if I'm doing the math right. So about half as tall at the withers as it is long. Cricket at birth was estimated to grow to 16 hands tall, and since they never give his hieght at full growth, I went with that.
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