A creature looking something like a very large, hairless bear with no muzzle. They are kept as pets and guard animals in Seanchan (People). Lopar are ten feet tall and weigh near two thousand pounds. They have hairless skin like reddish brown leather. They have six-toed forepaws with retractable claws. They have round heads and wide mouths full of sharp teeth.

References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch47 - Cerandin says that some prefer lopar or grolm for battle but she thinks properly handled s'redit are better.
  2. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Ch26 - High Lady Suroth has had a pet lopar named Almandaragal since she was a child.
  3. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Prologue - High Lady Suroth has Almandaragal, her pet lopar, with her in Ebou Dar.

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