Coco Pig

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Coco Pig
Coco Pig
First appearance Donkey Kong Jungle Beat (2004)
Latest appearance New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat (2008)
Variant of Hog
A Coco Pig standing in its tree in Donkey Kong Jungle Beat
A Coco Pig standing in its tree

Coco Pigs are a species of pig-like creatures in Donkey Kong Jungle Beat.

Coco Pigs appear on a palm tree and serve as a mini-boss. When Donkey Kong confronts a Coco Pig, it takes coconuts and either chestnuts or ice balls, depending on the location, from the tree and throw them at him. If one of the projectiles hits Donkey Kong, he loses beats (or a heart in the New Play Control! version). Donkey Kong can deflect the objects with his Sound Wave Attack, punching one back at the palm tree. When Donkey Kong hits the tree three times, it breaks apart, defeating the Coco Pig. Donkey Kong is rewarded with five bananas. The various Hog bosses act similar to Coco Pigs, and have similarly-structured Japanese and internal names.

Coco Pigs first appear at the end of the second level of Watermelon Kingdom, Desert Oasis, and later appear in Cactus Mine and Asteroid Belt. There are two Coco Pigs in both Aurora Glacier and Magma Coliseum.

Coco Pigs appear to have sunburns on most of their bodies, with the areas not affected implying they sometimes wear clothing.

Additional names[edit]

Internal names[edit]

Game File Name Meaning

Donkey Kong Jungle Beat ObjectData/CocoPig.arc CocoPig Coco Pig

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ココピー[1]
Koko Pī
From「ココナッツ」(kokonattsu, coconut) and a diminutive of "pig"



  1. ^ Donkey Kong Jungle Beat Shogakukan book. Page 170.
  2. ^ TCRF. tcrf:Super Mario Galaxy § Jungle Beat Leftovers. The Cutting Room Floor. Retrieved March 3, 2018.