"Well...hmmm... Oh! Then how about a ladybug? They're distinctive little pests with bright red, semicircular bodies, three distinctive black spots and..."
"I apologize, I've gone and totally forgotten my manners! You must excuse me. It's a pleasure to make your acquaintance. I'm Atelloune, assistant to renowned biologist Professor Clavauert B Chanoix."
"To help with the professor's research, I'm searching for all kinds of speciments from Quon and Mindartia whose numbers have been dwindling in recent years."
"I just thought that an adventurer such as yourself had surely seen some rare creatures on your travels...but never mind. I'm sorry for disturbing you."