The purbole was a simian animal native to the planet of Dathomir. They lived and hunted in packs around the tree tops of their home world. They would often hunt their prey from the trees, tracking them before dropping down to surround them. In contrast, Rancors used their long arms to swing amongst the tree tops and hunt Purboles.
- Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided
- Book of Sith: Secrets from the Dark Side
- Geonosis and the Outer Rim Worlds
- Star Wars Galaxies: The Total Experience: Prima Official Game Guide