Divtos were dangerous three-headed serpents native to the forest moon of Endor.
Biology and appearanceEdit
They reached on average a length of three meters, but a mature divto could be as much as 4.5 meters. They would ambush prey in tall grass, striking with all three heads in rapid succession to deliver a paralytic venom. Once the venom took effect, the snake would drag its prey into the deep forest to be eaten at leisure. Fully matured divtos were difficult to kill because each head was possessed of a small brain, with a central brain at the base of the three necks coordinating bodily motion. Bilaterally symmetrical organs in the main body and two outer necks allowed these creatures to survive wounds otherwise fatal to other species. However, the loss of the central head always resulted in death.
Divtos in the GalaxyEdit
Although they evolved on Endor, Divtos could be found on other worlds with varying degrees of discoloration. Endor's divtos tend towards a dull brown color or bands of red and black stripes along their bodies. Off-world varieties featured more spectacular colors, such as gold, blue, and bright green. On Mimban, otherwise known as Circarpous V, one variety had a transparent hide and a large hood behind each head. Divtos molt every three or four standard years. These skins have found use in apparel.
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