Everything we know about 'porgs' -- the penguin-like creatures from 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

The new trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is out, and there’s already a breakout star of the film, at least according to the internet.

A new creature called a porg is featured for a brief few seconds, and its become somewhat of a meme on Twitter. Disney is pushing lots of porg merchandise, and it’s capturing people’s attention thanks to its penguin-like shape and its big eyes.

Here’s everything we know about porgs so far. Following is the text of the video.

Everything about “porgs” from Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Porgs are a new creature in the Star Wars universe.

They will make their debut in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.”

They’re small, penguin-like creatures.

They build nests and they can fly.

They are native to the planet of Ahch-To, where Luke Skywalker was living in “The Force Awakens.”

The real-life inspiration for porgs?

Puffins that live off the coast of Ireland, where the Ahch-To scenes were shot.

Porg babies are called “porglets.”

A group of porgs is called a “murder.”

They are very curious creatures.

In the film, they’re portrayed with both puppets and CGI.

Disney is already offering lots of porg merchandise.

A porg children’s book is in the works.

The internet has already turned them into a popular meme.

We’ll find out more when The Last Jedi comes out Dec 15, 2017.

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