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Pokemon in real life? The Pokemon Zoology project by Joshua Dunlop

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Pokemon in real life? The Pokemon Zoology project by Joshua Dunlop

If Professor Oak had handed us one of these Pokemon we’d probably have s— ourselves.

Think that Pikachu voiced by Ryan Reynolds from the Detective Pikachu trailer looked real? (Or that creepy-ass Mr. Mime?) These Pokemon designed by London-based concept artist Joshua Dunlop might have them beat; they’re so frighteningly realistic we don’t know whether to run away or tip our caps and reach for an Ultra Ball.

Exeggcute

Slowpoke

Clefairy

Staryu

Goldeen

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Magikarp

Golbat

Gloom

Vilplume

Poliwag

Poliwrath

Raichu

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Ready for battle, the Raichu twitched with anticipation. Sparks rippled from its body, crackling in the crisp cold air. As the challenger emerged it raised onto its hind legs, lightly bobbing and sniffing the air. Its trainer called from the podium, "Hold girl, ready on my count'. The Raichu fell back to all fours, sinking its feet into the cold damp grass and watched as the challenger pulled out a Pokeball… she was ready… Here is the official Raichu image acting as a precursor to the Golem battle scene. Hope you all like it! If you want to support the project or just want to get some cool merch, check out my Patreon and Etsy store now!: Link in my Bio! #Pokemon #PokemonZoology #Raichu

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Shellder

Dugtrio

Magneton

Snorlax

Ekans

Marowak

Seel

Sandshrew

Paras

Parasect

Rhyhorn

Abra

Seadra

Kingler

Psyduck

Golduck

Aerodactyl

Victreebell

Weedle

Beedrill

Caterpie

Butterfree

Gastly

Haunter

Gengar

Kakuna

Doduo

Onix

Bulbasaur

Ivysaur

Venusaur

Squirtle

Blastoise

Charmander

Charmeleon

Charizard

Geodude

Muk

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I continued down the tunnel system under Celadon, following the reflective oil staining the concrete slabs. As I got deeper into the floodway, the air began to get thicker and a putrid smell began to fill my nose. The closest I could compare it too would be a mixture of rotten eggs and sulfur with a petrol-like after smell. As I turned a corner I saw where it was coming from, my heart sank. With its oozing, slow-moving body, a Muk slid across the middle of the room, leaving a thick trail of toxic slime behind it. This was clearly the mother of the Grimer I'd seen earlier. She must have got in through the storm pipes about a mile outside of town. I hoped that I wasn't going to run into one on this trip. When I was young, I was on a farm, climbing where I shouldn't have and accidentally stepped onto (or should I say into) a Muk that was covered in straw. I had no idea how it got there, but that didn't matter much as my trainer slipped off my foot, sinking into the purple tar and a huge gaping mouth opened just a few feet in front of me. Safe to say I ran as fast as I could and I've had a deep-seated fear ever since. Though I wanted to turn and run, I had to get photos for the sanitation department. I moved to get a better shot and accidentally knocked an empty bottle across the floor, the noise clattered off the walls and the Muk turned towards me. She opened her sticky mouth and let out a deep, guttural roar that vibrated in my chest. I was in trouble. Muk's toxic sludge could kill an adult in a matter of days, and even if the slime didn't get me, there have been records of Muk swallowing their prey whole! Luckily there was plenty of room to maneuver and get some distance between me and her. Muk aren’t very fast creatures, so generally they are easily avoidable, so I decided to let someone else deal with this disgusting but fascinating creature. ——— If you enjoy the Pokemon Zoology project, do support it by pledging on Patreon, or grab some cool merchandise on my Etsy store! Links in my bio 😉 #Pokemon #PokemonZoology #Muk #JoshuaDunlop #ConceptArt

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Vulpix

Pikachu

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Here it is! My brand new picture of everyone's favourite little electric Pokemon, Pikachu! Created using 3D-Coat, Zbrush, Keyshot and Photoshop! ————————————- And no, Pikachu is not a Rabbit. It’s primarily based on a Pika, hence the name. The English translators didn’t know what a Pika was and incorrectly translated it to mouse. Saying that, this design is a mixture between a dormouse and a Pika, as traditional mice have a longer muzzle, which Pikachu does not. The long rabbit ears are because, again, Pikachu has long ears, whereas mice do not and a close relative to a Pika is a rabbit. Please don’t comment telling me that Pikachu is a mouse. – Keep up to date with future work and more exciting news by following my social media, links in my bio. – What would you like to see next and why? Post your ideas below 🙂 #Pokemon #PokemonZoology #Pikachu

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Want to check out more of Joshua’s work? Follow him on Twitter at @jrrdunlop

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