these creatures are extremely cheap and "common place"
it is said that a shafreen will steal your months works of crops and will bargain with you to such an extent that you will be giving this shafreen money, as well as your goods and services for free. townsfolk are warned about such types of evil beings.
this creature is also reffered to as a hyena because hyena are very ugly.
Sammy: Daddy, daddy!, it stole my candy!
shafreen: hey how much is that top for?
salesperson: 5 buck! great buy, its like 95% off!
shafreen:i dont know.... 5 bucks are 500 pennies.....