2.2 to 3 meters
Wampa (pronounced /'wɑmpɑ/) ice creatures were carnivorous predatory s indigenous to the ice . The bipedal beasts stood over two meters in height with shaggy white fur constantly stained by the and guts of slaughtered prey. Wampas were armed with jagged yellow teeth and deadly claws. Primarily solitary hunters, wampas occasionally hunted in packs, preferring to ambush their prey from the camouflage of Hoth's snow banks and blizzards. Stunned victims were carried back to the creatures' lairs, typically large ice caves, where the wampas ate at their leisure. The planet's omnivorous s formed the bulk of the wampas' prey, although they would attack anything they encountered. The 's on Hoth came under constant wampa assaults in 3 ABY.
While rarely seen away from their remote gladiatorial combat venues. They were highly valued among big game hunters for the challenge that came with hunting the creatures, as well as for their pelts, stuffed heads, and other miscellaneous souvenirs that commanded high prices on the black market. Wampas were later protected under legislation to prevent endangered from falling into extinction by the ., wampas were known to have participated in illegal