This thing will aggro on most dinos you knock out. Me and my buddies were taming a 150 Rex, on Ragnorack, in a taming pin, and right when it got close to 98%, one of these douchebags ran past THREE Tribemates and ran STRAIGHT to our Rex to nibble on his nose. He lost 15 levels on Taming that day. Our Tribe member taming the Rex was speechless. Then we let the Rex eat the Terror Bird's corpse. It was a good day.
Not only did one kill my me and Parasaur mount (we never stood a chance), my computer froze trying to respawn. This is the first time Ark has crashed my computer. I’m convinced the Terror Bird did this. They are learning how to terrorize us outside the game. AVOID AT ALL COSTS BEFORE THEY ESCAPE THE MATRIX!
So the whole “beaches are safe” thing really doesn’t apply to The Center. These birds spawn in droves along the shoreline, at least on Tropical Island South. There are other odd spawns along this particular coast as well, including Equus, which is a tad strange.
The first time I ran into the Terror Birds, I was quickly eaten. I came back and killed all but one, which I bola’d and tamed. YEEHAW CHICKEN COWBOY