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The fauna includes merychip, hesperorn and arctother.
The claws of an arctother had been shaped from his fingers -- ugly and innocent, incapable of holding any other weapon.
The Urth of the New Sun Wolfe, Gene 1987
As if a dove had momentarily commanded an arctother, the woman took the shining pistol from the heavy man's hand, and together they backed into the fog.
The Shadow of the Torturer Wolfe, Gene 1980
Telofy commented on the word arctother
"His jaws were as big as an arctother's and his canines as long
as my index finger (...)" -- Gene Wolfe, The Book of the New Sun
"The claws of an arctother had been shaped from his fingers (...)" -- Gene Wolfe, The Urth of the New Sun
October 1, 2008