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On the Origin of Species: Magikarp: Investigating the inspirations behind Pokémon

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On the Origin of Species: Magikarp: Investigating the inspirations behind Pokémon

As part of a returning series exploring the likely cultural and zoological origins of Pokémon species, we take a look at Magikarp.

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It certainly has been a while since we last saw a Origin of the Species article, so this came as a nice surprise to me. Great read as usual.
 
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This was a really nice surprise. Great piece, as always, Bikini.
 

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Damn, it's been so long since the last articles. I've missed these; I'm excited to read the rest. This will be a cool thing to pass the time until XY release too, huh.
 
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Boy, it's been a while since the last Origin of Species report. I really missed them, since they were a lot of fun to read, as well as learn some interesting facts from them. Can't wait to see what other Origin of Species reports well be getting. Nice reporting.
 
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Been a while since we've seen one of these. I actually kinda missed them, and was (coincidentally?) just thinking about it the other day. Even though i've heard the Magikarp origin before, it's still nice to see this back, and i can't wait to see what's to come in the coming weeks.
 
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This is a very interesting article. I should check out the other pokemons as well!! Hopefully, there will be a day when all 600+ pokemons are covered :D
 
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I might have almost screamed when I saw that there was a new On the Origin of Species - updated yesterday, no less! I'm far more excited for more of these than X and Y, honestly. Anyway, great article, but I already knew everything in this one, so it was a slight disappointment. v_v Oh well. Can't wait for the rest.
 
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Nice to see these back, a great series of articles
 
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