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Star Trek: The Animated Series Synopsis
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Star Trek: The Animated Series premiered in 1973 as a Saturday morning cartoon - four years after The Original Series' final season.  The series' 22 episodes featured characters voiced by their original...

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Kzinti
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Also known as Kzin, the Kzinti are a race of sentient feline carnivores native to the planet Kzin. Kzinti are highly sexually dimorphic, at least in terms of intelligence; only the males are sentient,...

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Slaver Empire
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A galactic power that held sway over virtually all sentient life in the Milky Way Galaxy approximately one billion years ago, the Slaver Empire and its subject races were wiped out in a colossal interstellar...

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Tribble
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Origin: unspecified. A small animal characteristically soft, furry, and pleasing to most humanoids (with the exception of Klingons). Tribbles give off a soft purring sound that is soothing to many. They...

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Rigelian Hypnoid
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A six-legged creature with purple fur, a long tail, and yellow eyes and claws. About the size of a medium-size dog, the Rigelian hypnoid can project simple illusions, and speak. In 2269 (stardate 4978.5)...

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Rock Creature
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A giant monster seemingly made of brown stone, the "rock creature" is encountered on an uncharted planet by Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock, Nurse Chapel, and conman Harcourt Fenton Mudd in 2269 (stardate 4978.5)....

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Ursinoid
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A race of bipedal creatures, ursinoids have brown skins, and resemble a cross between an ape, and a bear, with a dog-like snout. Both male and female ursinoids work as heavy metal miners on the planet...

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Vendorians
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A race of sentient shape-shifters native to the planet Vendor. In their natural form, Vendorians look rather like floating orange lamps adorned with six trailing tentacles. Because of their ability to...

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Dramians
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Native to the remote planets of Dramia and Dramia II , the Dramians are tall creatures who have a vaguely humanoid appearance, with yellowish skin, bulbous fish-like heads with large craniums, and large...

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Glommer
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A predator that feeds on tribbles, a glommer is larger than the average hand, and has a reddish four-legged body. Each leg has two joints, and the foot pads have four toes. The glommer also has two tiny...

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quintotriticale
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A seed grain that can help restore crops, quintotriticale is vital to restoring the crops on Sherman's Planet, and helping to end the famine there. In 2269 (stardate: 5392.4), it is transported on two...

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Cosmic Cloud
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A sentient, spaceborne entity that stretched across eight hundred thousand kilometers of space, with a width of about four hundred thousand kilometers. The creature's length measured roughly twice the...

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Le-Matya
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This native animal to planet Vulcan is a large, mountain lion-like desert predator with a poisonous bite . It is capable of killing Vulcans and sehlats.

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Sehlat
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A large, bear-like animal native to Vulcan, sehlats typically possess six-inch fangs. Although sehlats can be ferocious in the wild, Vulcan families frequently domesticate them as pets. Spock had a pet...

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Aquans
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The race of sentient humanoids living beneath the waters of the planet Argo are unknown to the Federation prior of 2269. When the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise investigates the world, its officers interact...

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Sur-Snake
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A large scarlet colored sea beast on the planet Argo, the sur-snake has four long tentacles ending in flippers, a pair of yellow eyes, a dorsal fin, and fangs. When a Federation aquashuttle is attacked...

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Lactrans
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Giant creatures that resemble slugs, the orange Lactrans each have individual reddish markings on their backs and faces. They have two yellow eyes and a trunk which ends with three grasping tentacles....

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Maravel Dragons
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A flying, screeching creature indigenous to Maravel, and apparently resistant to phaser fire. When Captain Kirk and his landing party are on Lactra VII in 2269 (stardate: 5501.2), Kirk remarks that some...

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Edosian
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A tripodal, polytheistic race from the planet Edos. An Edosian has three legs, three arms, and three fingers on each hand and foot, with orange skin and a bony face. Lt. Arex is Edosian. Edosians are...

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Magnetic Organism
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An intelligent, noncorporeal life form consisting of coherent magnetic fields, sometimes manifesting itself visually as a luminous green cloud. A malevolent magnetic organism inhabited the dead alien pod...

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Phylosians
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Sentient plant people native to the planet Phylos, the Phylosians of the twenty-third century are heirs to a civilization that is long past its prime — a civilization they wish to see restored to its former...

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Swooper
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A large, ferocious, birdlike flying creature that is actually a motile plant, like much of the life on its native planet Phylos. Swoopers typically measure more than five meters in length, and make strafing...

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Gossamer Mice
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Test animals used in the medical laboratories of the U.S.S. Enterprise in 2269. Because these small, rodent-like extraterrestrial creatures are nearly transparent and are extremely sensitive to changes...

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Halo Fish
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Alien fish that bear a resemblance to terrestrial angelfish, except for the bright halo of multicolored light they emit. Because halo fish lose their colorful illumination in response to any change in...

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Terratins
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The descendants of the human settlers of the only planet orbiting the star Cepheus, the Terratins were shrunk to a few millimeters in height by the strange spiroid energy waves that suffuse the surface...

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Pterodactyls
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Flying reptiles which existed from Earth's Triassic period to the end of the Cretaceous period, pterodactyls are properly called "pterosaurs." In 2269 (stardate 5143.3), when the starship Enterprise returns...

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Skorr
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A race of avian creatures, the Skorr are a fierce and proud race who were once great warriors with advanced military technology and the ability to breed vast armies rapidly. According to Vulcan estimates,...

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Vedala
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According to Federation records, the Vedala are the oldest known spacefaring civilization. One representative of the Vedalan race is met in 2269 (stardate: 5683.1), by Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock. The female...

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Capellan Power-Cat
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The fierce Capellan power-cat hails from the planet Capella IV. Untamable, it will discharge 2,000 volts of electricity if even touched by another creature. Only a hypo with tranquilizer at its highest...

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Eggling
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Because Pandronians are hatched from eggs, Commander Ari bn Bem compared himself to an "eggling" — a newly hatched Pandronian youngster — to express how humbled he felt on stardate 7403.6 (2270) in the...

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Pandronians
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A light-green-skinned race of humanoid-appearing creatures native to the planet Pandro. Unlike virtually all other known humanoid species, however, Pandronians are actually "colony creatures" capable of...

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Klingons
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Planet: Q'onoS (Kronos, the Klingon homeworld). The well-statured warrior race has a genetic predisposition to hostility and a well-known streak of fatalism. Lieutenant Worf says that Klingons do not...

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