The king cheetah is Kauko's base form. At creation, Kauko associated with the genetic mutation of the king cheetah, and it is embedded as their default.
The secretary bird form was vital during a time of transition for Kauko, and sports such features as long tailfeathers and kicky legs.
Kauko can change forms by sending an encrypted DNA sequence to the RFID antenna on the back of their neck. Control software can be found on their datapad.
After receiving this pattern, the control system sends a signal to the rest of the body to copy the new sequence.
Kauko has two different kinds of fully artificial bodies available to switch into.