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A Ursinoid is the typoid classification of creatures exhibiting characteristics similar to Terran bear. They tend to be mammalianoid as well.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

An ursinoid lifeform is distinguished by a number of characteristics:

  • Dense pelt
  • Distinctive aural organs
  • Highly developed olfactory organs
  • Horizontal orientation
  • Non-retractile claws
  • Plantigrade paws
  • Powerful body
  • Pronounced snout
  • Short tail
  • Stocky limbs
  • Thick, durable bones

Image Repository[edit]

  1. Ursinoids tend to be physically powerful creatures with cunning minds..
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Specific Species Exemplars[edit]

Notable Ursinoid Species: Charted Space knows a number of Ursinoid species:

Selected Ursinoid Species Exemplars
Specie/s Sophonce Remarks
Murians Sophont The Murians or Altareans are known for the technological prowess and occupy and empire to spinward.
Sea Bear Creature Sea Bears are fearsome, hexapodal hunters with a fierce sense of determination.
Terran Bear Creature Terrans Bears are both beloved and feared ursines, known for their species variation and toughness.
Ursa Sophont The Ursa are a terragen species that was geneered by the Solomani and eventually spread out to the stars.
Vlandian Ashurgarsh Creature The Ashurgarsh is a highly dangerous creature is renowned for its sheer ferocity and determination.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

It is relatively common for a creature to meet sufficient criteria to qualify as more than one classification of animal.

See also[edit]

Please refer to the following AAB Library Data for more information:
Life Sciences:


References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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