Large woolen hogs descended from ancient boar of the mountains. They are employed for their snouts and resilience to cold and fatigue. They are warm companions and are able to carry heavy loads. Despite having poor eyesight they are very sensitive and can detect movement via tremors along the ground and in their bristly fur. Their sense of smell is incomparable and is used by handlers to find precious things in the earth and in the dark – mainly fungus and other food. Are found throughout Alldark Orlae. Used also for meat and fertilizer and construction of buildings.
Create complex flute like whistles to communicate. Eats anything. Have tempers.