PouKais

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PouKais
Base Information
Classification carnivore
Terrain Sky
Locomotion Flyer
Size 30kg
Speed Slow
Strength
Social Structure Pair
Weapons Claws
Armor none
Source
Homeworld Kima (Dagudashaag 0711)
Multi-world No
Canon No
Reference Encyclopaedia Dagudashaag 200.

The PouKais is an avianoid creature.

Physiology and ecology[edit]

PouKais, or Kimahan Skyhawks, are carnivorous, stand 2.5m high at the shoulder and weigh about 30kg. Their body is covered in a soft glowing ‘neon-like’ down and they have both extremely powerful and vicious eight-toed clawed feet and a wingspan in excess of 10m. To remain healthy each bird must fly for about 3 hours a day in a gravity of about 0.6g.

History and background[edit]

Kima's primary went through a unexpected period of increased stellar actvity in the 320s, raising the normally cool world to temperatures that led to loss of significant proportions of the atmosphere and surface liquid. This in turn has caused a mass extinction event on the world. A major conservation effort is also underway to transfer some of Kima’s unique native wildlife before they become extinct.

It is believed that less than 8 breeding pairs still exist, however their transportation has proved to be a bit of a problem as Skyhawks cannot be put into form of hibernation and need to remain fully conscious throughout the journey. The S'mrii ConSentiency is currently negotiating with both MMSL and Makhidkarun to hire cruise ships, as they are the only starships with sufficiently large open spaces to enable the birds to fly around free while in transit.

References and contributors[edit]

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