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no, but a close relative.

Another answer (luigi442wii):

In the Mario History booklet, one of the Nintendo people (I think it's Takashi Tezuka) says that Yoshi was originally a Koopa. His saddle was originally his shell. So they slightly edited him. That explains the Yoshies looking like Koopas. And fuck

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