Start a Wiki. Retrieved from " https: Pepita is equipped with multiple predatorial features, including her claws and teeth, as well as a pair of strong wings that gives her the ability of flight. Pepita is an imposing Alebrije who functions as a sort of spiritual guide for Imelda. Pepita reappears during Ernesto's concert moments before Miguel falls to the ground to save him from certain death.
Sniffing the marigold petal Imelda blessed allows Pepita to track down Miguel, and she leads the rest of the Riveras to the boy. Retrieved from " https: Miguel persistently refuses and exploits Pepita's large size as he escapes into an alleyway too small for her to fit in. According to the novelization and the book Miguel and the Amazing Alebrijes , this was her original form before she became an Alebrije.