I don't know about you folks, but I really missed having the Pikipedia in Pikmin 3. So, I've taken it upon myself to write on all the new creatures in the game. Of course, the notes will be written the way I imagine Olimar and Louie would write them. So, for the first note, I picked the newest member in the Grub-dog family.


Whiptongue Bulborb

Grub-dog family

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Olimar's notes…

A recently discovered member of the already expansive grub-dog family, the Whiptongue Bulborb is a truly unique specimen. This breed of bulborb seems to have evolved directly from it's closest relative, the Hairly Bulborb, as the two share a few similar features, such as white skin and brown snouts. It is believed that upon entering hotter climate, the bulborb got rid of its fur coat and adapted new eating methods in order to survive. You see, as the bulborb entered a tropical environment, it had to change its diet of small creatures to insects and the like. However, the average bulborb's style of hunting (that is biting everything that moves) would do it little good when hunting bugs. So, this is believed to be the primary reason for the Whiptongue Bulborb developing its signature long tongue; to preform surprise strikes from a far without scaring its prey. Unfortunately though, despite its differences with the other bulborbs, the grub-dogs natural hunger for Pikmin is still alive and well in this beast.

Louie's notes…

Cut off the entirety of the creature's tongue and dunk it slightly in clean water. Wrap the tongue around a wooden stick and roast over an open flame for 30 minutes or more, depending on its thickness. The bulborb's natural saliva provides an interesting taste on its own. However, I would strongly recommend experimenting with different spices for different flavors.


So, what ya think? Did I stay true to Olimar and Louie's characters? Well, leave a review and tell me what you thought. I'll probably get to the other creatures soon, so stay tuned for that as well.