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What is the use of making dinosaurs poop?

Fecal matter from your dinosaurs is useful. Taming time varies from food to food; it takes nearly nine hours to tame a max level T. Rex using raw meat, but just under 2 with kibble. Fecal matter is ...
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How can I keep baby dinosaurs alive?

Baby dinos in ark need to be fed by hand until they reach 10% growth. They have low food capacity and starve extremely quickly as you have noticed. You need to put the food into their inventory ...
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What is the use of making dinosaurs poop?

There are two use-cases I found for the making your dino poop: 1. Fertilization of Crops As @DisplayNameNotFound describes in their answer, poop can be used to fertilize your crops. The larger the ...
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Which is the name of this HUD mod for ARK?

This appears to be the Stat Bars mod on Steam. The following image is from their community page.
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taming creatures in Ark Survival Evolved

This requires a very long answer, and it depends on specifically which dinosaur you are taming. Specifically, I would just visit the Ark Wiki Taming Page, look up the dinosaur you want to tame, and ...
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What are the differences between the two version of ARK?

As you said ARK: Survival Evolved first cam out on June 2015 which was about building bases, exploring and surviving as long as possible. ARK: Survival of the Fittest is a free to play Arena game, ...
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Do tamed oviraptors promote pooping?

As far as I know, every time a female dino defecates there is a 2% chance to also drop an egg, so with that logic in mind, I suppose it is not out of the realm of possibility that it also increases ...
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ark - What happens with base on dino when it dies

If the dinosaur is killed then the platform on the dinosaur and anything on it is also destroyed. The platformsaddle can be recollected from the corpse.
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Best ratio of armor vs insulation

Short Answer (Armor+Cold): Use Flak/Riot (for armor) and swap out Legs,Torso,Head,Hands/Feet for Fur as necessary if you need more cold protection (in that order) Short Answer (Armor+Heat): Use Flak/...
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In Ark, Center, Island, or Scorched Earth?

As a new player, you really should start on either The Island or The Center. Both of these maps have a variety of regions, many of which are not immediately hostile. The Scorched Earth desert is much ...
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Is Ark: Survival Evolved a couch coop game?

There is a local co-op option for two players. Source
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What regions do Red Beacons/Supply Caches usually appear in?

The location of the beacons is fixed and each position has a range of colors the beacon can be. Not all colors are possible everywhere, see this map for the possible colors at each location. Higher ...
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Is there a walkable trail to the top of Whitesky Peak?

Yes, it is possible to walk an Ankylo on Whitesky Peak. From the northern side there's a path up to the peak and the base of the blue obelisk. Be aware of carnivores. That said, with a Quetzal-lift it'...
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How can I find a lost (tamed) dino?

When a tamed dino dies you get a message in the log section. So if you don't have a message there, it most certainly survived. Personally... I have lost a ptera for about 2 weeks then found him. I ...
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What does the white icon mean?

The status is Heat Stroke. Per the wiki: This status occurs, on the Scorched Earth map, by being overheated, for too long, without resolving the issue. As heatstroke progresses, you will eventually ...
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Do headshots increase tranquilization effects?

Based on my personal experience yes, headshots increase torpor effects. This is supported by the wiki crossbow article. Most creatures will take about 2.5 times as much damage if you shoot them in ...
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In Ark Survival Evolved, do you lose gained experience points when you die?

Simple answer: No. The only thing you'd lose is all of your equipment/inventory, assuming you can't just go back and find it within the 15 minutes that your bag will be there. Even on hardcore you ...
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How can I build constructions on top of a Quetzal?

You can build constructions on a Quetzal that is wearing a Quetz Platform Saddle. This was added to the base game with Patch 218 in October 2015, and does not require additional mods. Unlocking the ...
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Which ways are there to knock out a dinosaur?

To knock out a creature, here are some of the more basic weapons and creatures you can use: Narcoberries / Narcotics (if you're able to force feed the creature) Bare fists Slingshot Wooden club Tranq ...
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What does the white icon mean?

It is the symbol for hyperthermia. If you hold the back button on Xbox it will have text where the icon is telling you that it is hyperthermia and at 1% or however long you have it. And as the ...
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How can I disable offline dino starvation?

The DinoCharacterFoodDrainMultiplier-parameter does influence the taming-speed, because the unconcious dinos also use this parameter (with another one) to calculate their food-drain. To compensate the ...
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Probability of getting a 'better than average' tame

First, like players, an animal in Ark does not get a stat point at level 1, so a level 179 will have 178 stat points. What is the probability that a single attribute (e.g. Health) will be better ...
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Fast-travel, while keeping items

At the moment, it looks like beds are the only way. However, at time of posting, and update called Tek Tier is expected to come out tomorrow (January 30th, 2017). In that update, will include ...
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How do I load a previous non-dedicated multiplayer session in ARK?

Simply choosing to host a Non-Dedicated Server again on the same map (The Ark, Scorched Earth, or The Center) will load up the same world. It is worth noting that the Non-Dedicated Server world is the ...
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Can different wyvern species breed together?

You cannot breed Wyverns at all, regardless of their type (barring mods). The wiki article on Wyvern Eggs states (emphasis mine) Wyvern Eggs are only found in The World Scar near the blue and red ...
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Is there a way to improve the poor framerate/performance?

This is a bit older of a question, but I wanted to provide another answer here in case someone else comes across it (like I did) with a similar issue. I recently built a new Ryzen 7 2700, 16GB RAM, ...
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How can I find a lost (tamed) dino?

Usually when this occurs your Dino gets glitched under the map, or it flies above the top of the map. It will usually appear randomly across the map, it's most commonly found in 0,0 cords
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Undo engram in ARK

You can use a mindwipe tonic to reset everything, stats and engrams. This is very useful on a normal server, less so on primitive if you happen to play primitive. Other than that, you're stuck with ...
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Allow players to automatically "Jump" from level X to level X+n

I have found the problem with my config. In the first place, I misinterpreted the way XP is assigned in custom levels. I thought that the value represented the amount of XP required to level up when ...
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How can I build things in Ark which are too heavy for me?

Carry the light resources first, thatch, wood, stone, the stone should only way 90 or so pounds so you should be able to make it to the chest by the time you start to get over weight. If this does not ...
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