Re: NANFA-- Flying Carp- More than just a Fish Story

Irate Mormon (
Fri, 31 May 2002 11:56:09 -0500

On 31 May 2002 at 18:48, wrote:

> > Did you know that one of the original Star Wars characters (Admiral
> >Ackbar) was modeled after the bighead carp?
> Is this a verified, Lucas-approved fact or just your creative interpretation?
> (There is a strong resemblance, I have to admit.)

It is a fun exercise to look at the fantastic creatures in SW, and
figure out where the various parts came from. I haven't seen that
much that's truly original - it's all a blend of parts of different
animals we are all familiar with.
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