The Gallimimus (misspelled "Galimimus" in the first two games) is an ambient animal in Carnivores, Carnivores 2, Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter and Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter HD.
It is a quick ostrich-like dinosaur. Gallimimus uses its fast speed to escape any danger, including the Hunter. This animal is bird-like in appearance. Gallimimus' name means “chicken mimic”, but contrary to its name, it is not a small dinosaur. Gallimimus is actually one of the largest of its group of dinosaurs known as Ornithomimosaurs. Gallimimus uses its long, slender beak to crop plants, capture small animals such as insects and lizards, and eggs by sieving them from muddy environments.
In real life, Gallimimus was considerably larger than it is in the Carnivores series. Gallimimus can be easily confused with Velociraptor or Coelophysis, which can result in wasted ammo or an unexpected death.
Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter HD[edit | edit source]
Gallimimus returns as an ambient dinosaur, along with its relative Pelecanimimus. Gallimimus is now light green, which blends in quite well with most forested environments. If a hunter chooses to down a Gallimimus, the reward is 3 gems.
|Carnivores by Action Forms and WizardWorks Software|
|File formats, files,|
Demo 1.00.000 (build v1.02, November 1, 1998) • Retail CD (build v1.02, November 1, 1998) • Demo 3DFX patch (build v1.03, November 24, 1998) • Retail 3DFX patch (build v1.03, November 24, 1998) • Demo v1.01 (build v1.03, November 24, 1998) • Source code (build v1.03, November 24/December 15, 1998) • Source code (build v1.03, November 24/December 18, 1998) • Direct3D 1.3 (beta!) patch (build v1.03, December 18, 1998) • Direct3D beta 1.5 patch (build v1.05, September 1, 2000)