Timber the Tiger
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Timber in Diddy Kong Racing DS
|Game(s)||Diddy Kong Racing, Diddy Kong Racing DS|
Timber is a major recurring character in the Donkey Kong series.
Timber is a young tiger, the proud heir of Timber's Island. He is very energetic.
In the Games
Diddy Kong Racing
In Diddy Kong Racing Timber's parents left him in charge of their island. Wizpig soon invades the island, and Timber calls upon Diddy, Banjo and various other characters to help reclaim his island from the evil being.
In the game, Timber is a playable character. Statistically, he is a middleweight driver and has average top speed, good acceleration and good handling.
Diddy Kong Racing DS
He makes a further appearance in Diddy Kong Racing DS, where he enlists Diddy's help to fend against the mighty Wizpig.
Timber, like all of the cast of Diddy Kong Racing was rumored to be apart of Donkey Kong Racing and Diddy Kong Pilot, but no evidence has been conclusive. Rumors also exist that a "Timber 64" game starring the tiger was in development, however, the head of the original Diddy Kong Racing development team stated in Scribes that such a game never existed.