What is a Neopets Zafara? Leave a comment


Perhaps the most famous and loved Neopet of all Neopia is the infamous Zafara. This creature was first introduced to the Neopet realm, Neopia on May of the year 2000. The original concept of this Neopet was actually created by a Neopet user that goes by the in game name of chanii1234. His design was submitted to the “Design a Pet” contest and ultimately won. When asked how he selected the name for the creature he stated that he had learned that one of the first Giraffe’s that a man had seen was called a “Zarafa” and so he decided to call his creation a similar name, Zafara.

The Zafaras are one of the more older pets that roam the land of Neopia and they most certainly played a major role in our the Neopian nation took form as many of you know it today. Almost a year after their creation the designers decided to completely redraw the character. This new design was released to the land of Neopia and Neopet fans got to see the new creature for the first time in early 2001.

Some important features of the Zafara are easily noted. They always have 3 spikes on their spine, never 4 or 5 or 2, always 3. If you think you have seen a Zafara with 4 spikes on its back then you have just met an imposter my good friend. And chances are if you did see a Zafara, chances are he heard you way before you knew you were ever close to one. They are famously known for their great sense of hearing. Zafaras actually have the best hearing out of any other pet in Neopia.

With only 2 fingers and a thumb on each hand they are not known to be overly aggressive and violent. However, should you mess around and tempt a Zafara you should be forewarned. They have an extremely long tail that they often will use to whip the opponents they face in the battledome into a galactic gaze.

If you can find a Zafara to be your best pal, then you will be set in Neopia. They are an extreme source of good luck, making everything work in their favor. So do yourself a favor and adopt a Zafara as your next beloved Neopet.


Source by Nathan Westergard

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