|Social Structure||Small groups|
|Weapons||Bite & claws|
|Reference||GURPS Traveller: Alien Races 3|
Physiology & Ecology
These animals are long, lithe, and limbless serpents with soft crimson-furred bodies, large-eared bat-like heads, and leathery wings sprouting from their necks just below their heads.
Life Cycle & Reproduction
Other than playing a crucial role in certain death ritual, the Icebats, or "Snakebats", tend to keep the Lithkind households free of vermin.
Diet & Trophics
Poikilothermic heterotrophic carnivorous consumers.
History & Background
They are fairly bright (but not sapient) and have a dog's loyalty to their owner and a natural homing instinct, and for that reason are allowed to run wild when not in use. They have the same relationship to the fierce Icebats of the Lithkind prehistory that dogs have to dire wolves.
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