the did EXACTLYYY that. i already got every animal unlocked now. its a faster way to get them and even when you do that its still time consuming. wait untill you get to the Elephant Challenge. its HORRIBLEEE. the Elephant walks soooooo sloowwww. the last challenge to unlock the animal will make you walk the wholeee map and to the worst spot with non stop Hyenas and lions. only to die and start alll over again n again. also toxcity is the worst with them. i hade to save the game file to a USB stick so i know longer hade to start from scratch when i died. maybe yall will have better experience then me but idkkk
i usually try to see how far i will go but i tend to play brave/stupid once i have the challenge done.
sort of like how sometimes you have 3 extra lives/animals, and a panther takes out all 3 with one strike and you thought you were going to kick his ass but you're alone and at half life and you run...and then you are being chased by panthers, lions and bears oh my!
I'm saving all of my uber-survival runs for after I complete the story. Right now I'm working on unlocking animals and story segments. Once I'm done with that I'll focus on surviving with my favorites.
My tosa died prematurely, too, though I didn't really have to commit suicide. I killed the wolf boss, but one of his henchman managed to call for reinforcements. Got overwhelmed. But I don't mind, so long as I accomplish everything I set out to do.