Bark rats were stoutly built rodents native to the planet Cholganna. They made up the bulk of the diet of the predatory nexu, a species that hunted in Cholganna's cool forests using their infrared vision to spot warm-blooded prey.
Behind the scenes
In the new Star Wars canon, bark rats were first mentioned in the 2018 reference book Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary, New Edition. They originated in the Star Wars Legends continuity, where they first appeared in the 2002 reference book Star Wars: Attack of the Clones: The Visual Dictionary, which was written by David West Reynolds.
- Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary, New Edition (First mentioned)