Head of the local security force, Perdix is, unlike most gorillas, determined to deal with the perceived human threat by lawful means. The humans know the only way to stop the Dragoons is to get Perdix on their side. They take him to the caves where the Dragoons are hunting for human victims. Even when challenged by his deputy, Zon, Perdix refuses to abandon his integrity and arrests Zon.
- Perdix wears the uniform of the rank of "lieutenant".