Planet Zoo

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About this mod

This mod is a complete overhaul to exhibit animals! A combination of Phontastic Invertebrates that improves texturing and adds several new variants to many species, including Scott's frog packs!

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Bring a whole new dimension to your exhibit animals with this new mod! Created by Narwhaler, Scott and Phonetic, this mod includes the following improvements on the often overlooked special exhibit animals in Planet Zoo. Don't forget to endorse the mod!

  • Improved textures for all 16 base game invertebrates from Phontastic Invertebrates + the following DLC species: Sacred Scarab, Giant Leaf Insect and Grasslands Pack Butterflies.
  • Coded on ACSE, no file replacement is required, simply place the mod folder in ovldata.
  • No less than 44 new variants for various species! These variants are based on different species that are physically similar, but visually different to existing exhibit species and bring a much needed variety to the exhibit roster in an effective way! The variants are specified below:

Brazilian Salmon Pink Birdeater

  • Hati-Hati Purple Earth Tiger Tarantula (Cyriopagopus sp. hati hati)
  • Purple Bloom Tarantula (Pamphobeteus sp. machala)
  • Bahia Scarlet Birdeater (Lasiodora klugi)
  • Bahia Grey Birdeater (Lasiodora striatipes)
  • Giant Whiteknee Tarantula (Acanthoscurria geniculata)

Goliath Beetle

  • Eastern Goliath Beetle (Goliathus orientalis)
  • White-Marked Goliath Beetle (Goliathus albosignatus)
  • Royal Goliath Beetle (Goliathus regius)
  • Chief Goliath Beetle (Goliathus cacicus)
  • Hybrid Goliath Beetle (Goliathus atlas)

Goliath Birdeater

  • Burgundy Goliath Birdeater (Theraphosa stirmi)
  • Pinkfoot Goliath Birdeater (Theraphosa apophysis)

Mexican Redknee Tarantula

  • Brazilian Red and White Tarantula (Nhandu chromatus)
  • Mexican Red Rump Tarantula (Tliltocatl vagans)
  • Socotra Blue Baboon Tarantula (Monocentropus balfouri)
  • Guatemalan Tiger Rump Tarantula (Davus pentaloris)
  • Costa Rican Zebra Tarantula (Aphonopelma seemanni)

Amazonian Giant Centipede

  • Malaysian Jewel Centipede (Scolopendra subspinipes)
  • Indian Tiger Centipede (Scolopendra hardwickei)
  • Tanzanian Blue Leg Centipede (Ethmostigmus trigonopodus)
  • Galapagos Centipede (Scolopendra galapagoensis)

Giant Burrowing Cockroach

  • Cape Mountain Cockroach (Aptera fusca)
  • Northern Banded Cockroach (Cosmozosteria zonata)
  • Emerald Cockroach (Pseudoglomeris magnifica)

Titan Beetle

  • Sabertooth Longhorn Beetle (Macrodontia cervicornis)

Lehmann's Poison Frog

  • Azureus Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates tinctorius)
  • Black and Green Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates auratus)
  • Blessed Poison Dart Frog (Ranitomeya benedicta)
  • Strawberry Poison Dart Frog (Oophaga pumilio)
  • Golfodulcean Poison Dart Frog (Phyllobates vittatus)

Golden Poison Frog

  • Pasco Poison Dart Frog (Ranitomeya sirensis)
  • Phantasmal Poison Dart Frog (Epipedobates tricolor)
  • Dyeing Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates tinctorius)
  • Yellow Banded Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates leucomelas)
  • Highland Bronze Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates auratus)

Red Eyed Tree Frog

  • Tiger-Striped Tree Frog (Callimedusa tomopterna)
  • Clown Tree Frog (Dendropsophus ebraccatus)
  • Blue-Sided Tree Frog (Agalychnis annae)
  • Burmeister's Leaf Frog (Phyllomedusa burmeisteri)

Fire Salamander

  • Red Salamander (Pseudotriton ruber)
  • Blue-Spotted Salamander (Ambystoma laterale)
  • Marbled Salamander (Ambystoma opacum)
  • Yellow-Spotted Salamander (Ambystoma maculatum)

Green Iguana

  • Hypomelanistic
  • Piebald
  • Fire
  • Axanthic

  • Phonetic: Invertebrate texture improvements, Goliath Beetle variants.
  • Scott: Frog variants textures, centipede variants textures, spider variants textures.
  • PureWinter: Frog variants textures, iguana variants textures.
  • Narwhaler: Coding, textures for several variants (Purple Bloom Tarantula, Costa Rican Zebra Tarantula, Guatemalan Tiger Rump Tarantula, Highland Bronze Poison Frog, Goliath Birdeater variants, Giant Burrowing Cockroach variants, Tanzanian Blue Leg Centipede, Galapagos Centipede, Burmeister's Leaf Frog, Blue-Sided Tree Frog and Sabertooth Longhorn Beetle).

This mod requires ACSE to work. Make sure you have it installed beforehand!

To install this mod, simply extract the zip and place the extracted folder in the ovldata folder of the game. Unlike other mods, this remaster doesn't require replacing the original files to work and will apply by just placing it in the ovldata folder!

IMPORTANT: Before reporting any crashes or issues, try redownloading the mod and make sure it is indeed this mod what is causing the issue and not something else. If you are definitely sure then report the bug.

Don't forget to endorse the mod!
If you like this mod, consider supporting the authors via: Phonetic's Ko-fi and Narwhaler's Ko-fi

Thank you!