Ssazhenta

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Ssazhenta
Base Information
Classification Herbivore/Grazer
Terrain {{{terrain}}}
Locomotion Swimmer
Size very large
Speed
Strength
Social Structure few
Weapons body
Armor {{{armor}}}
Body Structure
Symmetry bilatera
Head/Torso no head
Limbs & Manipulators
Tail tail
Skeleton
Internal Fluids
Skin
Natural Weapons body
Body Shape
Size very large
Stance horizontal
Length/Height
Body Profile
Weight 40,000 kg
Details
Edibility no
Training Difficulty no
Source
Homeworld Xulfor (Old Expanses 0117)
Multi-world No
Canon Yes
Extinct No
Reference Stazhlekh Report/The Harrensa Project

The Ssazhenta is a 40,000 kg. swimming grazer native to Xulfor. 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 Psionic Supressions 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.


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