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Megaprimatus Kong


Megaprimatus Kong
Abilities and weapon
Brute Strength, Powerful Jaws, Sharp Teeth, Acrobatics, Climbing, Agility, Acute Senses, Feet, Intelligence, Durability, & Stamina
Near-Extinct Giant Ape
Skull Island
First Appearance
King Kong (1933 film) Airplane fight

Megaprimatus kong was an ancient species of giant ape that originated on Skull Island.


It is unknown when the species of giant ape known as "Kong" arrived on Skull Island. Estimates place it at a few thousands years ago, most likely coming from mainland Asia. A possible ancestor for Kong would be the giant prehistoric ape known as Gigantopithecus. As Gigantopithecus grew to be around 10 feet in height, while Kong regularly grew to be twenty feet or more (based on skeletons found on Skull Island), if Kong is descended from Gigantopithecus then it must have adapted quickly to the dangers of Skull Island. Due to the nature of the gorilla/ape decorated ruins found all over the island, there is the theory that Kong's kin came over with the human civilization, and may have served as guards, gods, or something else. Based on the habits of other great apes, it can be presumed that Kong lived in small family groups, with females and young guarded by the much larger males. They would live where food was plentiful, ranging down from the uplands into the jungle and the lush growth to be found there. Kong would feed on leaves, shoots, fruit, and (if chimpanzees are a basis), some invertebrates and small animals. As with other apes, communication was vital among the Kong, with vocalizations a prime component, but also including posturing and certain nuances of body language. Certainly, Kong's impressive chest pounding displays served to demonstrate his dominance as well as intimidate rivals and frighten enemies. Something a simple as a grunt may have been sufficient to discourage some predators -- of which the young were in constant danger, as a even an infant Kong would make a handsome meal for a V. rex. Kong, himself, brought back to New York with the Carl Denham expedition, was the last of his kind, and his death brought about the extinction of his species.


Typical animal motivations. As with all great apes, Kong were capable of complex social behavior and would exhibit distinct personalities. Kong himself proved to be very intelligent if understandably bad tempered.


A full-grown adult male Kong is an equal match for a V. rex, the largest V. rexes would have presented quite a challenge. Megaprimatus can lift one off the ground due to his brute strength, being able to lift much more than his own weight. King Kong himself was able to fight off three V. rexes, but he was an exceptional specimen. The Kong had the advantage of intelligence and grasping hands, and could use primitive tools (clubs and rocks) to batter a V. rex into leaving. Grappling, rending, and biting were also part of a Kong's combat repertoire. In any case, the young of each species were in constant danger from the adults, as killing a young Kong or V. rex eliminated a future competitor.also the bite force of this animal is 20,000 PSI which is high for an herbivore


Kong appears as a gorilla standing anywhere from an all four pose is 18 feet and in a bipedal pose is 25 feet in height. Skin is a dark black, as is the fur. Older males will have grayish to sliver hair on the back and head.

An average Megaprimatus like King Kong would weigh around 8 tons and stand 25 feet tall.


The Megaprimatus Kong is a herbivorous creature. They eat: bamboo, and other plants.


Megaprimatus had many foes. Vastatosaurus Rex was a top predator, as were Venatosaurus, Foetodon and Terapusmordax. These were a constant threat to the young. Full-grown male Megaprimatus were equal matches for any V-rex, though the largest V-rexes would have been determined to kill the young. While the V-rex had the advantage of massive-bone crushing jaws and armored skin, Megaprimatus had the advantage of their intelligence, massive strength and gasping hands. They could use primitive tools such as logs and boulders against threats, and could grapple, render and bite. The young of both species were in constant danger from the adults, and the killing of a young Megaprimatus or young V-rex would eliminate future threats. Neither would allow the other on their territory under any circumstances, and fights were usually brief since they used intimidation. If the stakes got high enough, it would be a bloodbath. The smaller predators, Venatosaurus and Foetodon, were not as large but were just as dangerous, even though Venatosaurs packs and groups of Foetodon were much easier to fend off and kill. Like other gorillas, Megaprimatus also had to fight off other Megaprimatus, especially the males.


It is possible that the Megaprimatus species died out of a massive earthquake, or loss of water, a storm, or maybe Skull Island's inhabitants. Kong, the last of his species, was shot off of the Empire State Building in 1933 (World Trade Center in the 1976 remake). And Son of Kong (Kiko by fans) died in 1948 when Skull Island flooded. However in King Kong Lives, the two last species is Kong's mate and their son.


In the original film, the character's name is Kong -- a name given to him by the inhabitants of "Skull Island" in the Indian Ocean, where Kong lived along with other over-sized animals such as snakes, pterosaurs and dinosaurs. 'King' is an appellation added by an American film crew led by Carl Denham who captures Kong and takes him to New York City to be exhibited. Kong escapes and climbs the Empire State Building (the World Trade Center in the 1976 remake) where he is shot and killed by aircraft. However, "it was beauty killed the beast," as he only climbed the building in the first place in an attempt to protect Ann Darrow (Dwan in the 1976 remake).

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