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Ikki (Disney)

Ikki in Disney 1967 film

Sahi, also known as Ikki, is an Indian porcupine.

BiographyEdit

Portrayals in MediaEdit

Ikki appears in the Russian version Adventures of Mowgli, where he seems to be a father, as two young porcupines were once shown with him. In Five Short, Possibly Ikki Simply as "Porcupine". Porcupine he was voiced Yuriy Khrzhanovskiy in Russian, In English Dub Actor he don't know.

A pair of porcupines appeared in an episode of the anime Jungle Book Shōnen Mowgli. Either of them could be Ikki, but they weren't identified.

Ikki has a cameo in Disney's Live Action duplicate film.

Ikki also appears in "The Porcupine and the Poison People", a story in Pamela Jekel's Kipling pastiche The Third Jungle Book. In the story, Mowgli and Ikki spend some time playing tricks on each other until Mowgli falls into a nest of hostile cobras and Ikki has to bring help.

TriviaEdit

  • In earlier editions, he was called Sahi (साही Sāhī, "porcupine"). In later editions, he was called Ikki. Kipling may have changed the name because he felt that the porcupine needed a more "prickly-sounding" name.

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