The Yam'rii, also known as the Huk, were an insect-like sentient species from Huk, that were characterized by a triangular-shaped head poised on a long neck, large forward-facing eyes, and prominent upper limbs that were bent and held together at an angle.
History[edit | edit source]
Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]
Known only as "Praying Mantis" during the shooting of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, this alien puppet was operated by actor Jack Purvis, who also played other roles in the original trilogy, including the Jawa chief, the Ugnaught chief, and Teebo the Ewok.
Appearances[edit | edit source]
- Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope (First appearance)
Sources[edit | edit source]
- Star Wars Helmet Collection 8 (Helmets: General Grievous; Helmets: In Pictures) (First identified as Huk)
- (First identified as Yam'rii)
- Rise of the Separatists