Pokémon Evolution is Weird, but Pokémon Adaptation Makes Some Sense

Using Isle of Armor’s Galarian Slowpoke as a model for adaptive radiation

The Large ground-finch(1) and medium ground-finch(2) have larger beaks suited for eating seeds, the small tree-finch(3) and green warbler-finch (4) have probing beaks for insects.
Galarian Slowpoke has a bright yellow head and tail, a direct result of galarica seed particle buildup within its body. | Screenshot: Pokémon Co.

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