This is how the King Louie costumes have changed over the years in the parks.
The first King Louie costume (pictured with Baloo
and Colonel Hathi
), introduced in 1967
, had wider eyebrows, a darker muzzle and a skirt-like detail on his waist.
The next King Louie costume, seen from the 1980s
, had funny-kissing lips and his arms were attached to his head.
The current King Louie costume, first seen in 1991
. He almost resembles his animated counterpart, but is bald.
version of King Louie, seen in various live stage shows. He looks more like his animated counterpart.