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In all the movies featuring the Predator creatures or Yautja we can only see what appear to be male Predators. I am wondering if a female Predator exists, and if there is any information about them?

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How do we even know if the Predator has a gender? – Monty129 Feb 22 '14 at 12:18
Rule 63: – user8719 Feb 22 '14 at 16:05
@JimmyShelter : Rule 34 – Valorum Feb 22 '14 at 16:45
The original Predator was female. After selecting Arnie but then being rejected sexually by him, she could no longer go on living, hence the suicide bomb. Though she spitefully tried to kill him, what she really wanted was for him to return and profess his love... – John O Feb 22 '14 at 17:23
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In the film canon, there's no mention of gender. In fact, there's no mention of whether the predators even have gender.

In the book and comic series, there are extensive mentions of Predator females (bordering on slashfic in some cases) who seem largely to remain on the planet and raise little baby predators despite their greater-than-average intelligence.

From AVP : Prey;

"A warrior who would dare such would not be wise, for an insulted and angry yautja female was not something even a not-too-wise male wanted to create. Assuming the warrior was armed and expert, it might almost be an even match, but Dachande would put his wager on the female. His most recent partner had tossed him across a room during the heat of their mating and that had been an accident..."


"Yautja females were bigger than males; it was apparently the reverse for oomans."


..."It also explained why this warrior was smarter than most of the yautja he taught. Females of any species were usually smarter than the males."

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