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Piggyback or Piggybacking is an action performed by pressing the appropriate button when available.

Piggyback is an action that deals with a Baby ico.png baby. This action allows an Adult or Elder to pick up a baby and have that baby crawl onto the adult for carrying.

Up to two babies can be carried in this fashion.

Carrying a baby allows for additional Neuronal Energy to be accumulated.


Approach a baby with an Adult or an Elder for this action to appear. Press the appropriate button and the baby will crawl onto the hominid.

If there are already two babies on the the Hominid, this action will not appear.

This action can be completed wherever you find a baby.

The opposite action to Piggyback is theBaby ico32.pngDrop Child action.