Fire breathing capabilities
The Glottalphibs were dragon-like sentients indigenous to Glottal that breathed fire. A notable Glottalphib was Nandreeson, a crime lord who resided on Skip 6, an asteroid in the Smuggler's Run. Glottalphibs were amphibious, but were most comfortable in water. They would shed their scales if out of water for too long, their gills becoming dry. As a result of this, Glottalphibs looked as if they were not getting enough air.
Their scales were capable of deflecting Blaster fire to a certain degree. The only fast way to kill a Glottalphib was to shoot into its opened mouth. They also keep watumba bats, which were host to at least half a dozen known Glottalphib delicacies. Watumba bats could "eat" the fire the Glottalphibs breathed, following the flames to the mouth of the Glottalphib where they entered its mouth and were eaten alive. One such incident occurred on Skip 6 in Smuggler's Run when Han Solo and Chewbacca, along with four other smugglers rescued Lando Calrissian from Nandreeson, who was drowning Lando in revenge for some of his cache of valuables and credits being stolen by Lando some 20 years earlier.
They reproduced by the females laying unfertilized eggs, that males would come along to fertilize.
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