20 Things You Somehow Missed In Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi

19. The Last Jedi's Porgs And Lanais Are Related

Star Wars Last Jedi Facts

Joining the loveable little Porgs on the ocean planet Ahch-To that Luke Skywalker had been hiding away on for years, the Lanais acted as the sacred Temple Island's Caretakers, looking after the ancient structures found there.

What you probably didn't spot during their few appearances on-screen during Episode VIII, though, is just how similar these beings were to the cute furballs being cooked by Chewbacca.

It turns out that these two beings are actually related, with The Last Jedi - The Visual Dictionary revealing that the Lanais are an evolved member of the seabird family that also contained the Porgs, with both avian creatures possessing a similar pair of legs that are pretty hard to unsee once you spot them.


Lifts rubber and metal. Watches people flip in spandex and pretends to be other individuals from time to time...