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PigRats
Pig Rat
General information
Habitat

Painted Plain

Diet

Grass
Lily Roots

Status

Active

Chronological information
First appearance

Dragon's Nest

Last appearance

Two Moons

Pig Rats are small weasel-like creatures that dwell within Ruby territory.[1]

History

Secrets of Deltora

Pig Rats are plentiful weasel-like creatures that were encountered by Doran, and recorded in his field guide, Secrets of Deltora.[1]

Dragon's Nest

Lindal caught and cooked a fat Pig Rat the night she rescued Lief, Barda, and Jasmine from an Orchard Keeper. It was so good that even Jasmine, who disslikes meat, ate some.[2]

Habitat

Pig Rats dwell in the Painted Plains near Broome, within Ruby territory.[1]

Anatomy

Pig Rats look like small, furry, plump weasels with a light-brown fur and a pale underbelly.[1]

Behaviour

Pig Rats seem to be relatively social creatures and behave neutrally towards humans.[1]

Diet

Pig Rats are herbivorous, eating grass and lily roots.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Rodda, Emily. Secrets of Deltora. Scholastic Australia. 2008.
  2. Rodda, Emily. Dragon's Nest. Scholastic Australia. 2004.