SC - Salerim

The Salerim are worm like creatures which can reach lenght of up to thirty centimeters.   While hunting it without a licence is forbidden, it is highly sought after for its potent anaesthetic poison. The poison uses to paralyze parts of the hosts body is widely used for Surgical procedures such as amputations or as simple as to pull out a sturdy tooth.   Most doctors count on this poison instead of any plant poison because until now, not a single allergic reaction was found when using the Salerims poison. This is why any anaesthetic made from it is very costly and mostly used in big hospitals of the capital cities.   Alas, while humans use these as a form of anaesthetic vitra use it to hunt because high concentrations can paralyze the whole body of an animal.

Basic Information

Anatomy & Morphology

The Salerim is a long worm like creature with no extremities and no eyes. It possesses a long mouth on the underside of its body however which it uses to stick on animals.

Biological Traits

It produces a toxin that locally paralyzes parts of the body it latched on to.

Growth Rate & Stages

The Salerim lays eggs inside of animals and people. These eggs then grow until small bulges can be seen under the skin.   The bulges grow until a salerim bursts out and slithers away.

Ecology and Habitats

The Salerim lives inside and near rivers which flow through forests.

Dietary Needs and Habits

it gets all its nutrients from the blood of animals. It doesn't hunt but when an animal drinks water on a river, the salerim slithers on its back and latches onto its new host by biting it.

Additional Information

Perception and Sensory Capabilities

While it has no eyes or ears it has a magnificent sense of taste and can even taste from which direction something is coming.

Conservation Status
The Salerim are under protection and are only allowed to hunt for medical purposes. For this a hunting licence is needed which one can get from every capital of orcerta.

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