One of the creatures spawned by the Nobility. They are carnivorous and can spite fire.
One slipped onto the Lang Farm while they were fixing the elctro-magnetic barrier and killed one of their cows, but Doris managed to chase it and slay it. Because that brought her close to Count Lee's Castle, Doris wound of being attacked by the Count. So it could be said that this is the monster that set the whole series in motion.
Lori Knight's family is camping out in a motor home when her parents are attacked and killed by a pack of these creatures, which normally dwell in swamplands father south.
Corma hunts these creatures along with bears by trade and sells their hides.