Chomp (Donkey Kong Country series)
Chomps are carnivorous plant-like enemies that first appear in Donkey Kong Country Returns and its remake, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D. They first appear in the second level of the Jungle world, King of Cling, and later appear in the Forest world.
Most Chomps spring up and try to bite Donkey Kong or Diddy Kong, causing them to lose a heart. There are a few types of Chomps, but the most common type are the red ones, which can only be defeated if a barrel is thrown at them. The red Chomps bite four times before they attack.
Chomps greatly resemble the Piranha Plants of the Mario franchise. In fact, some Chomps, along with other elements from the Donkey Kong Country series, are found in the DK Jungle golf course of Mario Golf: World Tour. They function not only as decorative objects, but also as hindrance for the golf ball. They are preponderantly present at Hole 6, where there is also a Mega Chomp.
Venus Trap Platforms and Chompettes from Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze share similarities with Chomps in appearance and attack pattern. These enemies have a pear-shaped head dressed with crowns of leaves, and also very thick, cartoony lips that cover their teeth.
There are a few other variants of Chomp: