Uplifted by the Luber over 80 million years ago, adding strength to the Luber clan. Like their patrons the Puber have been inactive for several eons.

They are bipedal, 2.5 metres tall, with binocular vision, possibly more towards the infrared. Unjointed arms end in hands with three fingers and a thumb, all tentacular. The head is prow-shaped. with vertical breathing-slits. Skin is pasty, greyish yellow, tight and muscular.

Ancient records hint that proto-Puber were arboreal, a sort of tree-dwelling octopus. Puber are more plentiful than the Luber, but they too have nearly completed their move to Retirement worlds. Patrons of the Hul.

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