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bantha

Social herd animals

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Description

Banthas are large, furry mammals that travel in herds through Tatooine's desert wastes. They serve as mounts for Tusken Raiders, and the two species share a close, almost mystical bond.

Stats

Homeworld
Tatooine
Species
Bantha
Height
2 to 3 meters tall
Climate
Desert
Diet
Herbivore

Relationships

Tusken Raiders

Tusken Raiders

A young Tusken Raider gains a bantha mount during warrior initiation rites, and learns to care for the creature. Rider and mount become extremely close as the Tusken earns a place in the clan.

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Tatooine

Tatooine

Tatooine's inhabitants use banthas as beasts of burden and prize them for their milk, meat, skins, horns and fur. Banthas have spread to countless other worlds, with subspecies adapted to different climates and conditions.

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