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Slowpoke (Pokémon)

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Due to its marine nature, shape, and association with {{wp|shellfish}}, Slowpoke may be based on various species of {{wp|otter}}. It may also be based on a {{wp|giant salamander}} or {{wp|hippopotamus}}.
 
Its ability to regenerate its own tail if cut off refers to {{wp|autotomy}}. Galarian Slowpoke's lack of a Water type may be based on {{wp|cetacean stranding}}.
 
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