|Social Structure||Small pack|
|Head/Torso||Torso with brain/senses|
|Limbs & Manipulators||12 forelimbs with tentacles, no rear limbs|
|Homeworld||Mirabilis (Solomani Rim 1332)|
Blinders are service animals, who act in much the same fashion that Terran bomb and drug-sniffing dogs did centuries ago. Many Blinders are also kept as companion pets.
Physiology & Ecology
Appears to be a small cylindrical waste basket with one to two dozen tendrils like thick pasta waving upward. While it does not have any obvious eyes, it does perceive normal light.
In the wild, blinders are most often mottled green colors, giving them perfect camouflage for their environment. Domesticated individuals normally become greyish if fed normal synthesized proteins, various shades of green if fed real vegetables (or whatever color the vegetables are).
History & Background
This hermaphroditic symmetric creature has its most sensitive sensory organs at the top of its body, in a sort of pouch. This allows it to check items for danger while keeping them safely away from its mouth, under its foot-skirt.
Finally, there are some pet owners who buy special pigments and raise bright red or aquamarine blinders as pets.
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References & Contributors
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