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Can-cell were a species of flying insect found of a number of planets across the galaxy, including Kashyyyk,[2] Aleen,[3] Ryloth,[4] Rodia,[5] Taul,[6] and Teth.[7] The sentient Wookiees of Kashyyyk believed seeing a can-cell brought the viewer good luck and based the design of their Raddaugh Gnasp fluttercraft on the odd-looking creatures. Can-cell were attracted to the buzzing sound made by Wookiees' Oevvaor Jet Catamarans and would often congregate at landing pads where the vehicles could be found.[8] Some residents of the planet Batuu raised native can-cell to become pets or for other reasons.[9]

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Can-cell Aleena

Aleena rode can-cells

The script for Episode III described a scene of Yoda escaping the battlefields of Kashyyyk by riding atop a can-cell, described as "a large alien flying insect."[source?]

Also in Revenge of the Sith, a smaller can-cell can be spotted in the Dagobah landing of Yoda in a deleted scene. The first sweeping shots of Utapau show a similar creature.


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