Ogron

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Template:Doctorwhorace Ogrons are a fictional extraterrestrial race from the British science fiction television series Doctor Who.

Ogrons are low-intelligence, ape-like hominids who live in scattered communities on an unnamed planet on the outer fringes of the Milky Way. The dominant lifeform on their home planet is a giant slug-like lizard named the Eater, and the Ogrons both pray to and are preyed on by it.

Ogrons are hired mercenaries. Those who have employed their services include the Master and the Daleks. On some human planets, Ogrons are employed as police officers, usually led by an mentally augmented leader.

They appear in the Virgin Missing Adventures novel The Romance of Crime by Gareth Roberts and the BBC Books novel Mission: Impractical by David A. McIntee.

In Emotional Chemistry by Simon A. Forward, OGRON (Operativnaya Gruppa Rasvedkoy Obyedinyonnih Natsiy) is the Russian division of the alien defense organisation UNIT.

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