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Yautja
Predator
General Information
Other Names Predator
Hish
Hunters
Homeworld Yautja Prime
Height 2.0m - 2.8m
Diet Omnivorous
Lifespan More than 1,000 years
Sapience Level Sapient
Behavior Predatory
Language Yautja
Behind the Scenes
Universe Alien vs. Predator
"If it bleeds, we can kill it."
―Dutch

The Yautja are the primary alien antagonists of the Predator film series, they are a race of hunters that continuously seek human and other exotic prey both sapient and non-sapient.

In the various non-film media the Predator have been portrayed in a number of different ways, they are typically called the Yautja (ya-OOT-ja) in expanded material and the term has generally been accepted by fans and writers of the material.

However in two of the DH Press predator books, starting with Predator: Forever Midnight they are portrayed as the Hish-qu-Ten (Abbreviated as Hish), with seemingly no attempt to even loosely connect them with previous versions of the species.