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Girafarig (Pokémon)

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==Trivia==
[[Image:Alpha kirinriki.png|thumb|200px|Girafarig's early design]]
* Girafarig's name is a {{wp|palindrome}}.
** Kirinriki, Girafarig's Japanese name, is also a palindrome when written in katakana.
* An [[List of unused Pokémon and character designs#Kirinriki|early design]] of Girafarig had a full-sized second head, reflecting its palindromic name, and rather resembling a {{wp|List of Doctor Dolittle characters#The pushmi-pullyu|Pushmi-pullyu}}.
 
===Origin===
Girafarig is based on the ''{{wp|Giraffokeryx}}'', which resembled both athe {{wp|giraffeokapi}} and the extinctgiraffe. Girafarig's small second brain may have been based on the ''{{wp|GiraffokeryxStegosaurus}}'', an herbivorous dinosaur which resembledhad bothbeen thespeculated to have {{wp|okapiStegosaurus#"Second brain"|possessed a second brain in its tail}}, andimproving theits giraffereflexes against predators.
 
Girafarig's small second brain may have been based on the ''{{wp|Stegosaurus}}'', an herbivorous dinosaur which has been incorrectly rumored to have {{wp|Stegosaurus#"Second brain"|possessed a second brain in its tail}}, improving its reflexes against predators.
 
====Name origin====
Girafarig is a palindrome based on ''{{wp|giraffe}}'', based onreferring its two-headed and reverse appearance.
 
Kirinriki is both a palindrome (when written in katakana) based on 麒麟 ''kirin'' (giraffe), and also a combination of ''kirin'' and 念力 ''nenriki'' (telekinesis).
 
==In other languages==
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