|Full Name||Lanky Kong|
|Current Status|| Alive|
Deceased (Manga only)
|Ability/ies||Handstand, Long reaching|
|First Appearance||Donkey Kong 64 (1999)|
Lanky Kong is an orangutan and member of the Kong family. He appears in Donkey Kong Continent as the last secret player in Adventure Mode. He makes a guest appearance in Super Smash Bros. Clash, as an Assist Trophy.
In Donkey Kong Continent, Lanky Kong is captured by Manky Kongs and brought to the Murkong's underwater cave. Once Kiddy Kong saves him, He becomes a playable character. His main ability in this game is Orangstand. He can use team attacks with Donkey Kong and Kiddy Kong.
Open for Business
Lanky appears in Cranky's Kemistry as a merchant in the Orang-u-tang Gang Market. He sells several different L-ements and upgrades for Banana Coins. He is also an unlockable character in Multi-player Mode.
In Ultra DK, Lanky is captured by the Manky Kongs again, who believe him to be their king. When the other Kongs are captured by the Manky Kongs, Lanky throws them in the dungeon, liking his current life and not wishing to defy the Manky Kongs. However, this is revealed to be a trick and later rescues them, afterwards unlocking him as playable. He uses his Grape Shooter and long arms as his main means of attack.
Lanky appears on Donkey Kong Country 4 as a unlockable playable character, He's unlockable on the world 2 named Occidental Falls.
- Speed: ☆☆
- Special Agility: pirouetting with the arms in the air, He can fly for a short time or kill enemies.
Lanky Kong appears as a secret character in the Wii boxing game Donkey Kong Knockout He has long arms and the best reach in the game, his stats aside from that are pretty average. His special move is to use his grape shooter to stun foes. He is unlocked by completing the game once on easy mode with any of the Kongs.
Lanky Kong is a player on the Donkey Kong Wilds team on the multiplayer Wii Sports game Mario Rugby League. He is a skillful character with average speed and strength. His special skill is to stretch his arms out as an extended tackle.
Lanky Kong makes another appearance in Donkey Kong Kart D.I.Y.
Lanky Kong appears on the Kouragous Kongs team in Donkey Kong Test Cricket.