hypothetical creature

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Noun1.hypothetical creature - a creature that has not been observed but is hypothesized to exist
imaginary being, imaginary creature - a creature of the imagination; a person that exists only in legends or myths or fiction
extraterrestrial, extraterrestrial being, alien - a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
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The team concluded that the hypothetical creature probably weighed between 6 and 245 grams and had dark fur on its back with lighter hair on its belly.
Whenever the hypothetical creature in question is confronted with an object in their environment, it may be the case that they employ a "creaturely transform" when thinking about it.