Since its inception, Pokémon has always focused on the core idea of “Pocket Monsters,” but it’s never really been clear how the humans of this universe developed the Poké Ball technology that makes it possible to capture these beasts and store them in those pocket-sized capsules.

Poké Balls have been a key part of the Pokémon experience, from the original GameBoy games to the recently-released Pokémon: Let’s Go, which even works with a specially-designed Poké Ball Plus accessory that lets you simulate the experience. And yet we still have no idea how Snorlax (a giant fat cat-like creature that’s 6’11” and weighs around 1014 pounds) fits inside a metal object roughly the size of a baseball.

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