Bear

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Bear
Bear.png
DK Vine artwork of a bear
First appearance Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! (1996)
Latest appearance Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (2014)
Homeland Kong Country[1]
Notable members
Bazaar
Barnacle
Brash
Blunder
Blue
Bramble
Bazooka
Blizzard
Barter
Benny & Björn
Bachelor
Baffle
Boomer
Mini Panda
Bashmaster

Bears are a species very similar to normal bears due to the characteristics from their bodies and they are inhabitants from islands belonging to the DK Isles.

Physical appearance[edit]

Most bears have pale pink skin, round ears, bare muzzle, black nose, white fur on belly, short tail and sharp nails on hands & feet. They have different colors in their fur, such as: brown, blue, orange, white and blond.

History[edit]

Background information[edit]

The past, society and culture of this species are unknown. But according to Bazooka, the bears participated in the Kremean War against the Kremlings for a long time ago.[2]

Donkey Kong franchise[edit]

In Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! and Donkey Kong Land III, a group of bears on Kong Country where they have established their residences as the Brothers Bear who act as allies of the Kong Family where they provide their services to Dixie Kong & Kiddy Kong and are friends with Funky Kong.[3] In Donkey Kong Jungle Beat, a panda bear called Mini Panda was the mini-boss on Grim Volcano and Asteroid Belt. In Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, a bear named Bashmaster served as one of Snowmad leaders who took over Juicy Jungle island and the penultimate boss of the game.

Members[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nintendo Power Magazine Vol. 89, October, 1996, p. 33 - "THE BEAR NECESSITIES: Business is hardly bearish for the bear family on the islands around Kong Country."
  2. ^ "Bazooka: I fought in the Kremean War, don't you know, but I've retired from the service along with 'Big Bessie'." - Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!
  3. ^ Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! Instruction Booklet, Nintendo, 1996, p. 5 - "TROUBLE AGAIN!: He also told them to visit his friendly pals, the Brothers Bear for help."