Species: Vur

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vur(ri), mammals, horizontal-spine bipeds, four-armed, two-legged, omnivorous predators; pelts of varying length/layering/density to adapt to different climates, anywhere from ruffy and wolf-thick to sleek and glossy like a cat's; lupine faces with a framing ruff/mane encircling base of jaws up to ears and over skull, owl-like eyes (nictitating membrane + opaque eyelid), lots of whiskers on cheeks and chin and brows, large almost equine ears; necks and bodies are long and flexible, chests deeper, waists slimmer than chests but not thin; tail is half again nose-to-rump length, heavy and muscular, close to prehensile but not deft, plated along the top with rounded sections of hardened enameled keratin down to a rattle-snake-like tailtip; hindlegs are powerful and long, five digits: three splaying forward and one out to each side, acting as quasi-thumbs, curving unretractable claws that are mostly dull from running (but will grow sharp with lack of extensive movement/travel); two pairs of forelimbs, equal in length and strength, the middle pair tucked slightly beneath the frontmost pair (which are brachiating); brachiating forelegs (frontmost pair) are jointed like human arms and are usually used for manipulating objects; midlegs (middle pair of legs) are jointed like the hindlegs; the frontmost pair of hands (forepaws) have three long digits and a thumb on the outside of the palm, while the middle pair of hands (midpaws) have three long digits and a thumb on the inside of the palm: all digits are clawed semi-retractably but for the thumbs which are wholly retractile; vurri can move bipedally or walk on their fingertips (making all of their limbs function digitigrade, almost never plantigrade), can walk with either hind+midlegs or hind+forelegs/arms, but all sixes can get a little awkward, since the midleg shoulder and upper arm is tucked slightly under the foreleg shoulder/upper arm, making it easier to walk on one pair and hold the other loose in the air; developed arboreally in really large trees, as vurri are usually 4-5' at the shoulder; huge variety of colors, markings, patterns, normally earth tones and very rarely solid-colored

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