Flootbeaq


The flootbeaq uses its chambered beak to whistle loud calls to fellow birds.  Being ground dwelling birds, they are vulnerable to attacks from predators.  It's essential that they can warn one another to find cover.  From our studies, it seems like different notes have specific meanings that all flootbeaqs know.

Reptasoar


When the reptasoar was first discovered, it was believed that the flaps on its arms were wings.  We have since come to learn that the flaps of skin have many blood vessels through them and serve as a body temperature regulation system.  The twin stars of Yla are vastly different distances from the planet, which makes the day/night cycle much more volatile than on Earth.  Because of this, their eyesight has developed to be extremely clear in all levels of light.

Gelclops


Gelclops are gelatinous animals that walk the Florn sea bottoms.  They can squeeze their bodies into any space to escape from predators.  They filter feed through two openings directly below their single eye.

Shaydre


Shaydre live on the open plains of Senti V.  The planet is very close to the star that it orbits, which makes it very easy for the shaydre to burn in the sun.  They've developed a hairy growth on their backs to protect themselves from the rays.  More often than not, you'll find them under the single leaf plants that spot the landscape.

Snapfrock


Typically lounging animals, snapfrocks have developed a mouth on the end of their tails so that they can feed without expending too much effort.  The tail mouth is exclusively a carnivore.  The normal mouth is exclusively an herbivore.

Bulkdit


This small reptile is known as a bulkdit.  The name is roughly translated to "black dot" in the native Drolian language.  As bulkdit's age, their necks add a dot at different intervals.  You may be able to make out that the two young bulkdit only have one dot on their necks, while the larger one has four full dots and has recently started on a fifth dot.

Bonal


Bonal, or as they are more crudely known, "sphincter worms", are large surface dwelling worms on Jeol III.  Their size and speed often lead people to believe that they are some sort of snake.  This isn't true, as they are invertebrates with an exoskeleton covering their first two segments, and then resembling a segmented worm the rest of the way to their tail.  The "teeth" on its "face" are actually claws that it uses to pull prey into its three flapped mouth.

Skalehed


Skalehed are primate-like animals from the planet Ronoh II.  Their name comes from the scaly growths on the top of their heads.  When they were first discovered, it was believed that they had simply put some sort of shell on their head.  Upon closer inspection, it became obvious that these "scales" were in fact part of the animal - being tightly formed keratin growths.  These creatures are extremely territorial, and often fight with one another over food sources.

Balloon Swan


The balloon swan of Clastos III has a large flap of skin that hangs off of its beak.  When threatened, or during mating rituals, this flap of skin can be inflated like a balloon.  This creature is entirely confined to the water, as its legs have fused into a long keel to keep it upright in the heavy winds over the planet's large lakes.

Qrq


Qrq are ferocious beasts who speed across the barren areas of Abri IV in search of food.  Their legs have evolved into very arm like appendages, complete with full grasping use of its toes.  It can run on these long strong legs much like an Earth ostrich.  It's front limbs are tentacles with suction cups on them.  This may be a remnant of time past when the barren areas were vibrant oceans.

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