Found by the Siqul living in a proto-agrarian sociaety with an already developed image of the world as Mother Planet. This led to key positions for uplifted Linten in the Institute for Migration and the Institute for Foresight.

Bipedal Linten average 2,5 to 3 metres tall and 400 to 500 kilos. Flexible finger tentacles have fine hairs along the inner palm, capable of detecting minute textural and temeparature differences. Linten society seem to resemble an early Terran Buddhist monastery. They pride themselves as teachers in the ways of universal unity. Patrons of Kanten.

Sources: Contacting Aliens, an Illustrated Guide to David Brin's Uplift Universe, GURPS Uplift,