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As we know from Episode VII, the First Order's Starkiller base was a very snowy and cold planet. Obviously though, it could sustain life as the First Order troops didn't wear suits while outside and also there was a huge forest nearby (all clearly seen in the trailers).

However, as far as I can remember from the movie we don't get to see any animals or native humanoids, so this got me wondering: Is there any sort of native fauna on Starkiller base?

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There was. "The planet was initially scouted by snowtrooper teams who eliminated any native life forms that could have posed a threat to the extensive future excavation and construction project. The ice planet soon became known as Starkiller Base, and became the unofficial headquarters of the First Order."

From: "Starkiller Base", Wikia

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    So the answer is that there still is some native fauna - because there's no possible way we can believe that snowtroopers had good enough aim to kill every single animal. Some must remain. – ThePopMachine Apr 11 '18 at 20:59
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    source: apparently from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens: The Visual Dictionary" per the wiki link. Ideally, the actual quote from the book rather than the wiki would be in the answer – NKCampbell Apr 11 '18 at 21:00
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    After what happened on Endor, I can definitely see the Stormtroopers shooting any native fauna, just to be sure. – Thunderforge Apr 11 '18 at 22:26

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