As Star Wars fans patiently wait for a new trailer to overanalyze, Last Jedi director Rian Johnson doled out a few Animal Planet-type facts about the film’s breakout stars, the porgs.

We already know the porgs are residents of Ahch-To, the mysterious planet where Rey finds Luke Skywalker. We’ve heard “They build nests. They can fly,” and “Their babies are called porglets” from Lucasfilm’s Pablo Hidalgo. But what beyond that?

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Tuesday night on Twitter, a fan who was having a bad night asked Johnson for a bit more information on the animals and he happily obliged:

So let’s break this down.

  • Porgs are sea birds
  • Porg coloring varies
  • Male porgs are slightly larger than female porgs
  • Porgs can fly short distances
  • Porgs are inquisitive
  • Porgs build nests
  • Baby porgs are called porglets

Those are the official facts. Unofficially, there are rumors that porgs are on Ahch-To for a reason. It’s the site of the first Jedi Temple, so it seems possible that they have some connection to that. I guess we’ll have to wait and see.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens December 15. Rumor has it that new trailer will be out sometime in October.