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 to 1991, 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.