Named MINAWARA and MULTULTU.
They have quite a handy form for getting about. Hippety hoppety hither and thither, progressing in leaps and bounds. Just think, Skippy could be a descendant of theirs.
There is an ancient legend surrounding their origins and adventures, but frankly it’s so pointlessly unexciting that you would do better to invent your own. Skippy is far better value.