Beastfolk are people who bear a marked resemblance to animals. It is common for beastfolk to have formed communities and governments with others of the same type.
The distinction between beastfolk and fae is not always clear. It is believed that beastfolk were created by the fae in ancient times to act as servants or to fill particular roles in society, but the destruction of the ancient fae empires and the intelligence of some of the beastfolk, together with the bestial features of some believed to be true fae, make it hard to determine which populations are strictly fae and which are beastfolk.
Many types of beastfolk cannot breed with humans, though this is not universally true and some hybrids have been alleged even from populations believed to be thoroughly incompatible.
Lizardfolk are not considered beastfolk.
Types of beastfolk include: