The beast has streamlined and elongated to adapt to a primarily aquatic environment. Its body has flattened and a membrane stretches from its front legs to its back to give it a undulating, eel-like movement.
Eighty-three. The beast has become streamlined for efficient underwater movement, but it’s now more awkward and slow on land. Its coloration has become light underneath and darker on top for camouflage when underwater.
The beast has adapted to wade in the water and hunt small crustaceans and fish. Its wings still boast an eye facade and strangely specialized feathers for threat and sexual display, but do not support flight.
The beast’s elaborate mask has shrunken into something smaller and more practical, being replaced by a voluminous mane as its point of sexual selection. Its scaling has shrunken and thinned out into a feather-like fur.
The seventy-seventh beast. Its face and horns have developed into an enormous, elaborate mask, sexually selected for based upon its complexity and size until it is completely ridiculous. Its body is lower to the ground to support its newly front-heavy shape.