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SCP-XXXX during initial capture, extracted from MTF camera footage.

Item #: SCP-XXXX

Object Class: Keter Euclid

Special Containment Procedures: SCP-XXXX is contained at Site 23-BRAVO in a Class-B "Goliath" Fauna Habitat configured to resemble its original habitat in ███████, Nepal. By request of on-site Foundation staff, an observation unit has been installed in the side of the Habitat, protected by a pane of ballistic glass, 40 cm thick. The observation unit has been sealed off by order of Dr. Guarente. On-site Foundation staff with Level 2 clearance may make use of this observation unit at any time.

SCP-XXXX is to be fed twice daily through a chute installed in its Habitat. A standard feeding consists of 12 kg of locally-sourced fruits and vegetables. Additionally, once every four feedings, SCP-XXXX is to be fed one small animal such as a chicken, rabbit, or goat, terminated shortly before feeding. However, as SCP-XXXX appears to be capable of digesting a wide variety of organic material, on-site staff Foundation staff are permitted to supplement SCP-XXXX's meals with non-hazardous, non-anomalous organic material as an efficient means of utilizing resources that would otherwise be disposed of.

In the event of a containment breach, SCP-XXXX is to be subdued using Class-C "Heavy Eyes" tranquilizers.

Description: SCP-XXXX is an uncharacteristically large organism superficially resembling a member of Arctictis binturong. It measures approximately 8.2 m in length from nose to tail, and weighs approximately 2800 kg. It possesses thick, black fur that grays around the face and extremities, as well as amber-colored eyes that appear to faintly emit light in otherwise complete darkness. SCP-XXXX's claws are significantly sharper and more durable than those of typical members of Arctictis binturong.

SCP-XXXX exhibits typical behavior of a member of Arctictis binturong while in captivity. However, when it encounters another animal, including humans, it becomes extremely aggressive, posturing briefly before charging. SCP-XXXX will attempt to kill these animals quickly, preferring to use its claws to disembowel them, or to simply crush them with its weight. It will consume these animals shortly after.

SCP-XXXX will not become aggressive towards animals if its line of sight is broken by an intervening object, regardless of the opacity of that object. However, it will become curious, and if given the opportunity, will attempt to move intervening objects out of the way, or navigate around them.

In addition to its physical characteristics, SCP-XXXX appears to have memetic properties, manifesting in the form of an apparent calmness regarding the organism. This effect appears to have by inversely proportional to anti-memetic training, resulting in senior staff being disproportionately affected. Affected individuals will still regard SCP-XXXX as physically threatening, and do not appear to be under any compulsions, but will recollect SCP-XXXX fondly, and will request the opportunity to observe it again. Dr. Guarente is currently investigating how these memetic properties can be counteracted, if possible.