Ostu

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Ostu
Base Information
Classification Herbivore/grazer
Terrain {{{terrain}}}
Locomotion Walker
Size Large
Speed Very slow
Strength Very Strong
Social Structure Large pack
Weapons Body
Armor {{{armor}}}
Body Structure
Symmetry Bilateral
Head/Torso Head with brain/senses
Limbs & Manipulators 2 fore legs, 2 rear legs
Tail None
Skeleton Bony interior
Internal Fluids Hemolymph
Skin Leather
Natural Weapons Body
Body Shape
Size Large
Stance Horizontal
Length/Height 2.2.0 m
Body Profile Fat
Weight 210.0 kg
Details
Edibility Good
Training Difficulty No
Source
Homeworld Viiman (Massilia 0321)
Multi-world No
Canon Yes
Extinct Extant
Reference "Shiwonee Subsector." The Travellers' Digest 11 16.

The Ostu is a large herd animal from Viiman (Massilia 0321).

Physiology and ecology[edit]

No information yet available.

Life Cycle and reproduction[edit]

No information yet available.

Diet and trophics[edit]

The Ostu is a herbivore.

History and background[edit]

Attempts are being made to extend the planetary range of this animal because of its excellent food possibilities. So far, results of the transplant experiments have been poor, but the Imperial scientists are continuing to evaluate the results to try to improve them, as a good deal of evidence exists that the First Imperium had a similar, successful program.

The Ostu has a tough, but workable, hide that can be used for leather on lower-tech worlds that lack indigenous animals that are usable in such a manner.

Travellers' Aid Society Advisory[edit]

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References and contributors[edit]

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