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Warframe - Locust's Exoskeleton by RedSkittlez-DA Warframe - Locust's Exoskeleton by RedSkittlez-DA
An exoskeleton is the external skeleton that supports and protects an animal's body, in contrast to the internal skeleton (endoskeleton) of, for example, a human. Some animals, such as the tortoise, have both an endoskeleton and an exoskeleton.

Exoskeletons contain rigid and resistant components that fulfill a set of functional roles including protection, excretion, sensing, support, feeding and acting as a barrier against desiccation in terrestrial organisms. Exoskeletons have a role in defense from pests and predators, support, and in providing an attachment framework for musculature.

Exoskeletons contain chitin; the addition of calcium carbonate makes them harder and stronger.

In-growths of the arthropod exoskeleton known as antipodes serve as attachment sites for muscles. These structures are composed of chitin, and are approximately 6 times as strong and twice as stiff as vertebrate tendons. Similar to tendons, antipodes can stretch to store elastic energy for jumping, notably in locusts.

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:iconramilus:
This hay to be the best one I've seen yet, nice work.
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:iconedwardcooper:
badass
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:iconsheewa-kyneth:
His dress a little bit look like frost one...
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:iconhollowsan:
Ohh niiice. *_*
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:iconcarlic12:
Rumbles you might wanna keep your best impression of locust pinned to the front page of your post if you can and any additions added to the pinned post, that way people cant catch his awesomeness from page one and dont have to looking for it
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chieftain5486 Dec 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You've got to be chitin me! XD Nice work!
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