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Base Information
Classification Herbivore/Grazer
Terrain {{{terrain}}}
Locomotion Swimmer
Size Very large
Social Structure Few
Weapons Body
Armor {{{armor}}}
Body Structure
Symmetry Bilateral
Head/Torso No head
Limbs & Manipulators
Tail Tail
Internal Fluids
Natural Weapons Body
Body Shape
Size Very large
Stance Horizontal
Body Profile
Weight 40,000 kg
Edibility No
Training Difficulty No
Homeworld Xulfor (Old Expanses 0117)
Multi-world No
Canon Yes
Extinct Extant
Reference Stazhlekh Report/The Harrensa Project

Ssazhenta (Creature) Synopsis[edit]

The Ssazhenta is a 40,000 kilogram swimming grazer, native to Xulfor (Old Expanses 0117).

Physiology & Ecology[edit]

No information yet available.

Life Cycle & Reproduction[edit]

No information yet available.

Diet & Trophics[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background[edit]

Until the early 800's, the animal was very much in demand because several substances in the creature's brain were used in the manufacture of psionic drugs. These substances can be duplicated synthetically, but it is far easier to obtain them from a natural source. After the Psionics Suppressions in the early 800's, demand for such materials vanished.

Today the animal is known for attacks made by groups of ssazhentas against exploration and/or hunting expeditions, occasionally with deadly results.

Travellers' Aid Society Advisory[edit]

Ssazhenta are large and dangerous animals despite being herbivores and is advised that travellers avoid the Ssazhenta altogether, or, at the very least precaution, observe them from a safe distance of at least 200 meters.

References & Contributors[edit]

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