Sakkhra

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Sakkhra
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Sakkhra from Savage Empire manual
Only appearance: Savage Empire

Sakkhra are a dinosaurian race that has grown humanoid. They are clearly intelligent and are capable of some degree of speech. They form one of the tribes of the valley of Eodon. One interesting sexual dimorphism is the fins on their head. Males have them in varying colors, while females lack them. The fins therefore do seem to play a role in courtship.

As it is learned later, the Sakkhra are the descendants of the inhabitants of Kotl. Being forced to live in such primitive conditions, they had nearly forgotten their once great culture.

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The Sakkhra are a bipedal dinosaurian race. They stand some six to seven feet in height and weigh an average of about 150 pounds. And, though this statement will inevitably lead to consternation and mockery among my fellows in the scientific community, they have every appearance of being a sentient race, possessing language, the knowledge and ability to flake stone into weaponry, civilized customs, and the ability to learn and speak some of the human language of the valley. They seem to be an evolutionary offshoot of some bipedal carnosaur; my best guest places their ancestor in the family Dromaeosauridae. They feature cranial crests as, it would appear, warning mechanisms and secondary sexual characteristics, and the Domaeosauridae's distinctive sickle - claw on the lower legs is merely a vestige in the Sakkhra.

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