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Haniver was one of the most bizarre choices from the original “Monster In My Pocket” toy line. Described by the series as a creature “with a lure to attract prey,” it was actually an extreme exaggeration of a Jenny Haniver, a type of “monster” made by craftsmen from the corpses of stingrays.
Incidentally, the “Monster in my Pocket” license was why “Pocket Monsters” had to be called “Pokemon” when localized.

Haniver was one of the most bizarre choices from the original “Monster In My Pocket” toy line. Described by the series as a creature “with a lure to attract prey,” it was actually an extreme exaggeration of a Jenny Haniver, a type of “monster” made by craftsmen from the corpses of stingrays.

Incidentally, the “Monster in my Pocket” license was why “Pocket Monsters” had to be called “Pokemon” when localized.

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