Lightning is a mule in Disney's 1960, Swiss Family Robinson.

Role in the film

In the film, the mule known as Lightning was one of many farm animals found on the ship that the Robinson family sailed on.

Upon being brought to the island, Lightning was used to help the family build their treehouse.

On the day of the Robinsons' new holiday, Lightning is one of the animals who participates in the race, with Fritz riding him, along with Turk (ridden by Francis' monkey), Rocky the elephant (ridden by Francis), Clementine the ostrich (ridden by Ernst), and Duchess the zebra (ridden by Roberta).


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