A Choot is a strange creature that is located on planet Zebes in Super Metroid. It is a fairly rare enemy only located in a few stages of the game.
 Super Metroid
The Choot is an aquatic based life form that is found in Maridia, The Wrecked ship and Crateria. Until it is approached, the Choot remains sitting dormant, afterwards, it jumps up and glides down again, resembling that of a parachute. They can be frozen with the Ice Beam and used to gain higher platforms.