Dixie Kong is Diddy's girlfriend and one of the more popular Kongs. Though she first appeared in Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest as Diddy Kong's sidekick, and later made the starring role of Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!. While she didn't return in Donkey Kong 64, her sister, Tiny Kong, served as her replacement. Her next time featured as a playable character was in Donkey Konga 2 on the GameCube, a bongo rhythm game. She appeared once again in the Japan only Donkey Konga 3. She is also a playable character in Diddy Kong Racing DS and Mario Super Sluggers for Wii. Dixie is remembered by her ability to twirl her hair to float downwards. Dixie Kong has secured her place as one of the main Donkey Kong characters and appears 3rd only to Donkey and Diddy.