English name: Were-Otter
Latin name: Homo Sapiens Lutra
Homeland: Alaska and northern Canada
Languages: Various
Society: Mysterious. Neither humans nor otters are fully able to fathom them, so they tend to keep to themselves.
Size: Variable
Special characteristics: While kushtaka may have the appearance of any race of otter and human, they tend to have lutrine characteristics in human form, such as sharp fangs, and likewise human characteristics, such as primate eyes, in otter form.
Oren's Comments: Kushtaka, also known as gageets, have been much maligned by humans. True, there are some bad ones now and again, but by and large I have found them to be friendly, helpful people.

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