Rosh were found and uplifted by the Tothtoon 641 million years ago. They ran in herds, like tool-using buffalo.

Rosh are 1.75 metres tall and their massive teardrop bodies start with an elephantine trunk. The feet have large toenails along the front and claws for defence on the outside. The two arms look small compared to the body, but are more powerful than a Human's.

Founding members of the Abdicator Alliance, having witnessed the departure of the Tarseuh and the six elder races. Though technically retired they often show up at parties and other social functions. Patrons of Kosh.

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