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This is the species of animals found in films and television shows of The Lion King.

Mammals

Lion (Panthera leo)

The Lion King: See Simba, Nala, Mufasa, Sarabi, Sarafina, Scar

The Lion King II: Simba's Pride: See Kiara, Kovu, Zira, Nuka, Vitani

The Lion Guard: See Kion, Tiifu, Zuri, Lioness

Meerkat (Suricata suricatta)

The Lion King: See Timon, also some unnamed meerkats at the beginning.

The Lion King 1 1/2: See Meerkat Colony, Timon's Mother, Uncle Max

Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus)

See Pumbaa

Mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx)

See Rafiki

Spotted Hyena (Crocuta crocuta)

See Shenzi, Banzai, and Ed, Hyena Clan

The Lion Guard: See Janja, Cheezi, Chungu, Jasiri, Madoa, Tunu and Wema

Field Mouse (genus Apodemus)

See Nobi

Blue Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus)

See Wildebeests

Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer)

See Cape Buffalo

The Lion Guard: See Vuruga Vuruga

Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)

Timon and Pumbaa: See Cheetato and Cheetata

The Lion Guard: See Fuli

Honey Badger (Mellivora capensis)

The Lion Guard: See Bunga

Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibious)

The Lion Guard: See Beshte, Basi

Black-Backed Jackal (Canis mesomelas)

The Lion Guard: See Reirei, Goigoi, Dogo

White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum)

The Lion Guard: See Kifaru

Other Mammal species

  • Black Rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis)
  • Hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus)
  • Topi (Damaliscus lunatus)
  • Thomson's Gazelle (Eudorcas thomsonii)
  • Grant's Gazelle (Nanger granti)
  • Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)
  • Plains Zebra (Equus quagga)
  • African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana)
  • Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus)
  • Cape Hunting Dog (Lycaon pictus)
  • Olive Baboon (Papio anubis)
  • Common Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes)
  • Giant Anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) (it should be noted that this species is not native to Africa its most likely a reference to invasive species)
  • Elk (Cervus canadensis) (it should be noted that this species is not native to Africa its most likely a reference to invasive species)
  • Okapi (Okapia johnstoni)
  • Eastern Gorilla (Gorilla beringei)
  • East African Oryx (Oryx beisa)
  • Sable Antelope (Hippotragus niger)
  • Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros)
  • Giant Eland (Taurotragus derbianus)
  • Bat-Eared Fox (Otocyon megalotis)
  • Common Duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia)
  • Aardvark (Orycteropus afer)
  • Crested Porcupine (Hystrix cristata)
  • Aardwolf (Proteles cristata)
  • Serval (Leptailurus serval)
  • Leopard (Panthera pardus)
  • Banded Mongoose (Mungos mungo)
  • Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus)
  • Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus)
  • Impala (Aepyceros melampus)
  • Roan Antelope (Hippotragus equinus)
  • Gemsbok (Oryx gazella
  • Klipspringer (Oreotragus oreotragus)
  • Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus)
  • Nyala (Tragelaphus angasii)
  • Rock Hyrax (Procavia capensis)
  • Common Genet (Genetta genetta)
  • Four-Toed Hedgehog (Atelerix albiventris)
  • Long-eared Jerboa (Euchoreutes naso)
  • African Savanna Hare (Lepus microtis)
  • Ground Pangolin (Smutsia temminckii)
  • Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei)
  • Senegal Bushbaby (Galago senegalensis)
  • Striped Grass Mouse (Lemniscomys striatus)
  • Straw-Coloured Fruit Bat (Eidolon helvum)
  • Ox (Bos taurus)
  • Domestic Goat (Capra aegagrus hircus)
  • Stuhlmann's golden mole (Chrysochloris stuhlmanni)

Birds

Tanzanian Red-Billed Hornbill (Tockus Ruahae)

See Zazu

Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)

The Lion Guard: See Ono

Ruppel's Griffon Vulture (Gyps rueppellii)

The Lion Guard: See Mzingo, Mwoga, Mzingo's Parliament

Greater Racket-Tailed Drongo (Dicrurus paradiseus)

The Lion Guard: See Tamaa

African Hawk-Eagle (Aquila spilogaster)

The Lion Guard: See Hadithi

Red-Billed Oxpecker (Buphagus erythrorhynchus)

The Lion Guard: See Mwenzi

Other Bird Species

  • Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)
  • Ostrich (Struthio Camelus)
  • Yellow-Billed Oxpecker (Buphagus africanus)
  • Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus)
  • Marabou Stork (Leptoptilos crumeniferus)
  • Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus) (it should be noted that this species is not native to Africa its most likely a reference to invasive species)
  • Vulturine Guineafowl (Acryllium vulturinum)
  • Spotted Thick-Knee (Burhinus capensis)
  • Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus)
  • Great Blue Turaco (Corythaeola cristata)
  • African Black Duck (Anas sparsa)
  • Domestic Goose (Anser anser domesticus)
  • Grey-Headed Bushshrike (Malaconotus blanchoti)
  • Southern Masked Weaver (Ploceus velatus) 
  • Little Bee-Eater (Merops pusillus)
  • Southern Red Bishop (Euplectes orix)
  • Yellow-Billed Stork (Mycteria ibis)
  • White-Necked Raven (Corvus albicollis)
  • Pied Crow (Corvus albus)
  • African blue flycatcher (Elminia longicauda)
  • African Harrier Hawk (Polyboroides typus)
  • Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta)

Reptiles and Amphibians

Nile Crocodile (Crocodylus Niloticus)

The Lion King II: Simba's Pride: See Crocodiles

The Lion Guard: See Makuu, Pua

Egyptian Cobra (Naja haje)

The Lion Guard: See Ushari

Other Reptile/Amphibian Species

  • Jackson's Chameleon (Trioceros jacksonii)
  • African Rock Python (Python sebae)
  • African Spurred Tortoise (Centrochelys sulcata)
  • Nile Monitor (Varanus niloticus)
  • Bullfrog (Pyxicephalus adspersus)
  • Treefrog (Chiromantis rufescens)
  • Veiled Chameleon (Chamaeleo calyptratus)
  • Common Agama (Agama agama)
  • Fire Skink (Lepidothyris fernandi)

Insects

Other Insects Species

  • Leaf-Cutter Ant
  • Citrus Swallowtail (Papilio demodocus)
  • Giant African Snail (Lissachatina fulica)
  • King Baboon Spider (Pelinobius muticus)
  • Praying Mantis
  • Rhinoceros Beetle
  • Termite
  • Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)
  • Dung Beetle

Fishes

Other Fishes Species

  • African Cichlid

Gallery


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Media
Films: The Lion KingThe Lion King II: Simba's PrideThe Lion King 1½The Lion Guard: Return of the RoarVideoThe Lion King (2019 film)

Television: Timon & PumbaaTimon and Pumbaa's Wild About SafetyThe Lion Guard
Soundtracks: SoundtrackRhythm of the Pride LandsThe Legacy CollectionThe Lion King CollectionReturn to Pride Rock: Songs Inspired by Disney's The Lion King II: Simba's PrideBest of the Lion KingThe Lion King 1½: Songs from Timon and Pumbaa's Hilarious AdventureOriginal Broadway Cast RecordingThe Lion Guard
Video Games: The Lion KingTimon and Pumbaa's Jungle GamesThe Lion King: Simba's Mighty AdventureKingdom Hearts IIAnimated Storybook: The Lion KingDisney UniverseDisney INFINITY: 2.0 EditionAdventures in Typing with Timon and PumbaaActivity CenterThe Lion King 2: Simba's Pride: Active PlayThe Lion King 2: Simba's Pride GameBrackThe Lion King 1½Disney Crossy Road
Books: Classic StorybookDisney's Wonderful World of ReadingGolden Sight 'n' Sound BookLittle Golden BookMarvel ComicsThe Art of the Lion KingSimba and the Lost WaterfallMorning at Pride RockSimba and Nala Help BomoThe Bright StarSimba and the Big FloodSimba the Fortune TellerThe Pal PatrolSimba's Hide and SeekFar from the Pride LandsSimba's Daring RescuePumbaa Runs Away from HomeNo Worries: A New Story About SimbaHow Simba Met Timon and PumbaaWay to Go, Simba!The Lion King 1½

Disney Parks
Rafiki's Planet WatchDisney's Art of Animation ResortDisney's Explorers LodgeCircle of Life: An Environmental FableDisney Animation BuildingIt's a Small WorldMickey's PhilharMagicRhythm of the JungleSorcerers of the Magic KingdomStitch and Friends Summer SurpriseThe Enchanted Tiki Room (Under New Management)The Lion Guard Adventure

Entertainment: AnimagiqueAnimazment - The MusicalDisney's BelieveDisney's Dreams: An Enchanted ClassicDisney's WishesDisney Classics: The Music & The MagicFantasmic!Feel the MagicFestival of the Lion KingIt's Party Time... with Mickey and FriendsMickey's Gift of DreamsMickey and the MagicianThe Golden MickeysThe Legend of the Lion KingVillains Tonight!
Restaurants: Restaurant Hakuna Matata
Parade: Disney's Magical Moments ParadeDisney Cinema ParadeDisney Magic on ParadeDisney Stars on ParadeFlights of Fantasy ParadeJubilation!Mickey's Soundsational ParadeThe Lion King CelebrationThe Wonderful World of Disney ParadeWalt Disney's Parade of Dreams
Firework: Celebrate the MagicDisney Dreams!Disneyland ForeverHappily Ever AfterIgnite the Dream: A Nighttime Spectacular of Magic and LightTree of Life AwakensWorld of Color
Halloween: Happy Hallowishes

Characters
The Lion King: SimbaNalaMufasaScarRafikiTimonPumbaaZazuShenzi, Banzai and EdSarabiSarafinaThe PridelandersHyena ClanWildebeestsCape BuffaloGopher

The Lion King II: Simba's Pride: KiaraKovuZiraVitaniNukaOutsidersCrocodiles
The Lion King 1½: MaUncle MaxIron JoeMeerkat Colony
Timon and Pumbaa: The Native ChiefThe Three NativesMontyBaampuNobiFredPantherQuintThe WoodpeckerBruceStinkyRalph and EddieTedsSavage LionBartholomewThe TarsierToucan DanVulture PoliceNedRabbitUncle BoarisUncle ErnieBoss BeaverBoy BeaverLester the WhaleThe TigressJackalThe CobraSpeedy the SnailSmolder the BearLittle JimmyIrwinEl ToroCount DownMr. PigWolverineJumbo Jumbo the ElephantCheetato and CheetataMartin PardonRita BookChef ClaudeCaptain BloodbeardCisco PigCisco Pig's GangDr. CaliostroTorgoThe Meerkat AngelPumbaa Jr.NefuDr. HappyLeslie LambeauMr. ButtonsSharlaHermanLaraMelClaudiusBahukaTutan PharaohGenieMadame CredenzaDuke MeerkatTatianaMother EagleBaby EarlKing LeopoldPrincess ClaudiaSigmund and LloydHeinrich and SchnitzelMad Dog McGraw, Billy the Goat, and Three-fingered JackelopeDr. ExceterSal MandersJungle InspectorPimon and Tumbaa
The Lion Guard: KionBungaFuliBeshteOnoTiifuZuriJanjaCheeziChunguJanja's ClanMzingoMzingo's ParliamentMwogaMakuuMakuu's FloatPuaBasiBasi's PodUshariJasiriMadoaTunu and WemaThurstonMbeyaMbuniMa TemboAminifuReireiGoigoiDogoDogo's BrothersKijanaReirei's PackTwigaJuhudiShingoMuhanga and MuhangusTamaaNala's FatherSwalaMuhimuHamuAjabuMakuchaMjombaOgpoaHayaLainiBadiliMapiganoMtotoGumbaKambuniKwatoShaukuNneTanoVuruga VurugaYoung RhinoLionessMajinuni and HafifuKing SokweJasiri's ClanHadithiBupuBobokaChuraKifaruMwenziUrohoMwiziKulindaMpishiMakiniShupavuKiburiKiburi's Float
Printed Media: UruAhadiKopaPimbiBomaKulaZuzuJokaLulu
Deleted: DikuBaashoIggyHerr RhinoKwashiBhatiMheetuBanagiDaabiDwalaNaandaBintiLemutaTimon's FatherBuzzTesma

Episodes
Timon & Pumbaa

Season One: "Boara Boara" • "Saskatchewan Catch" • "Kenya Be My Friend?" • "Good Mousekeeping" • "Brazil Nuts" • "South Sea Sick/The Lion Sleeps Tonight" • "Never Everglades" • "Cooked Goose" • "Yukon Con" • "Doubt of Africa" • "How to Beat the High Costa Rica" • "Swiss Missed" • "Russia Hour" • "You Ghana Join the Club" • "Uganda Be an Elephant" • "To Kilimanjaro Bird" • "Rocky Mountain Lie" • "Amazon Quiver" • "French Fried" • "Big Top Breakfast" • "Madagascar About You" • "Truth or Zaire/Yummy, Yummy, Yummy" • "Mojave Desserted" • "Beauty and the Wildebeest" • "Don't Break the China" • "Can't Take a Yolk" • "Stand by Me" • "The Pain in Spain" • "Frantic Atlantic" • "Unlucky in Lesotho" • "Rafiki's Apprentice" • "Tanzania Zany" • "Guatemala Malarkey" • "Mombasa-In-Law" • "TV Dinner" • "Back Out in the Outback" • "Gabon with the Wind" • "Timon's Time Togo" • "The Law of the Jungle" • "Manhattan Mishap" • "Paraguay Parable" • "Be More Pacific" • "Going Uruguay" • "Let's Serengeti Out of Here" • "Congo on Like This" • "Okay Bayou?" • "Shake Your Djibouti" • "Yosemite Remedy" • "The Sky is Calling" • "Mozam-Beaked" • "Ocean Commotion"
Season Two: "Palm Beached" • "Jamaica Mistake?" • "Oregon Astray" • "New Guinea Pig" • "Isle of Manhood" • "Puttin' on the Brits" • "Klondike Con" • "Isle Find Out" • "Beetle Romania" • "Rumble in the Jungle" • "Wide Awake in Wonderland" • "Zazu's Off-by-One Day" • "Animal Barn" • "Roach Hotel" • "Africa-Dabra!" • "I Don't Bolivia" • "Shopping Mauled" • "Library Brouhaha" • "Catch Me if You Kenya" • "Scent of the South" • "Monster Massachusetts" • "Handle with Caribbean" • "Forbidden Pumbaa" • "Washington Applesauce" • "Alcatraz Mataz" • "Oahu Wahoo" • "I Think I Canada" • "Zazu's Off Day Off" • "Beast of Eden" • "Sense & Senegambia" • "Timon on the Range" • "The Man from J.U.N.G.L.E." • "Maine-Iacs" • "Fiji-Fi-Fo-Fum" • "Rome Alone" • "Amusement Bark" • "Once Upon a Timon" • "Home is Where the Hog Is" • "Beethoven's Whiff" • "Bumble in the Jungle" • "Mind Over Matterhorn"
Season Three: "Whiff" • "To Be Bee or Not to Be Bee" • "Luck Be a Meerkat" • "Just When You Thought You'd Cuisine it All" • "Lemonade Stand Off" • "Big Jungle Game" • "Boo Hoo Bouquet" • "So Sumo Me" • "Now Museum, Now You Don't" • "Visiting Pig-nitaries" • "The Truth About Kats and Hogs" • "Escape from Newark" • "Truth Be Told" • "Circus Jerks" • "Nest Best Thing" • "Super Hog-O" • "Don't Have the Vegas Idea" • "Hot Enough for Ya?" • "Werehog of London" • "Bigfoot, Littlebrain" • "Astro-Nots" • "Robin Hoodwinked" • "Seregenti Western" • "All Pets are Off" • "Two for the Zoo" • "The Swine in the Stone" • "You May Have Already Won Six Million Bakra" • "My Meteor, My Friend" • "Jungle Slickers" • "Don't Wake the Neighbear" • "Recipe for Disaster" • "Going Over-Boar'd" • "Ivy Beleaguered" • "Broadway Bound & Gagged" • "Steel Hog" • "Dealer's Choice Cut" • "Space Ham" • "You Bet Your Tukhus" • "No-Good Samaritan" • "Living in De Nile" • "One Tough Bug" • "Pirates of Pumbzance" • "Miss Perfect" • "Hakuna Matata U." • "Pig-Malion" • "Why No Rhino" • "War Hogs" • "The Big No Sleep" • "Common Scents" • "Mister Twister" • "Don't Be Elfish" • "Lights, Camera, Traction" • "The Running of the Bullies" • "Special Defects" • "Wishy Washy" • "Ice Escapades" • "Guru-Some" • "Jailhouse Shock" • "Nearly Departed" • "Early Bird Watchers" • "The Spy's the Limit" • "Ready, Aim, Fire" • "Timoncchio" • "Ghost Boosters" • "Stay Away from my Honey!" • "Sitting Pretty Awful" • "He's a Bad, Bad, Bad Sport" • "Dapper Duck Burgers" • "It Runs Good" • "Hot Air Buffoons" • "Timon in Love" • "Kahuna Potato" • "Mook Island" • "Cliphangers"

The Lion Guard
Season One: "Never Judge a Hyena by its Spots" • "The Rise of Makuu" • ""Bunga the Wise" • "Can't Wait to be Queen" • "Eye of the Beholder" • "The Kupatana Celebration" • "Fuli's New Family" • "The Search for Utamu" • "Follow That Hippo!" • "Call of the Drongo" • "Paintings and Predictions" • "The Mbali Fields Migration" • "Bunga and the King" • "The Imaginary Okapi" • "Too Many Termites" • "The Trouble With Galagos" • "Janja's New Crew" • "Baboons!" • "Beware the Zimwi" • "Lions of the Outlands" • "Never Roar Again" • "The Lost Gorillas" • "The Trail to Udugu" • "Ono's Idol" • "Beshte and the Hippo Lanes" • "Ono the Tickbird"
Season Two: "Babysitter Bunga" • "The Savannah Summit" • "The Traveling Baboon Show" • "Ono and the Egg" • "The Rise of Scar" • "Let Sleeping Crocs Lie" • "Swept Away" • "Rafiki's New Neighbors" • "Rescue in the Outlands" • "The Ukumbusho Tradition"

Locations
The Lion King Trilogy: AfricaThe Zuberi RiverMount KilimanjaroPride RockThe Pride LandsThe DesertThe Water HoleThe Elephant GraveyardThe GorgeJungleThe Great RiverRafiki's Ancient TreeThe Outlands

Timon and Pumbaa: Zazu's TreeMadame Credenza's PlaceSavage RockBoss Beaver's Log Land

Songs
The Lion King: Circle of LifeThe Morning ReportI Just Can't Wait to Be KingBe PreparedHakuna MatataCan You Feel the Love TonightHawaiian War Chant

Instrumental Scores: This LandHyenas...To Die ForUnder the StarsKing of Pride RockDidn't Your Mother Tell You Not to Play with Your FoodWe are All ConnectedHyenas in the Pride LandsElephant GraveyardI Was Just Trying to Be BraveStampedeMufasa DiesIf You Ever Come Back We'll Kill YouBowling for BuzzardsWe Gotta Bone to Pick With YouKings of the PastNala, is It Really You?Remember Who You AreThis is My HomeThe Rightful King
Rhthym of the Pride Lands: KubeLea HalalelaIt's TimeLalaBusaNoyana
The Lion King II: Simba's Pride: He Lives in YouWe Are OneMy LullabyUpendiOne of UsLove Will Find a Way
The Lion King 1½: Digga TunnahThat's All I NeedSunrise, SunsetGrazing in the Grass
Musical: Lioness HuntRafiki MournsOne by OneGrasslands ChantChow DownThe Madness of King ScarShadowlandEndless Night
Timon and Pumbaa: Alone TogetherStand by MeYummy, Yummy, YummyThe Lion Sleeps Tonight
The Lion Guard: Call of the GuardA Beautiful Day (Ni Siku Nzuri)Zuka ZamaTonight We StrikeKion's LamentIt is TimeHere Comes the Lion GuardWe're the Same (Sisi Ni Sawa)Don't Make a StinkBunga the WiseDuties of the KingOutta the WayJackal StyleOur Kupatana CommunityMy Own WayUtamuAll Hail The VulturesYour Hero InsideBird of a Thousand VoicesPanic and RunTrail to HopeLife in the Pride LandsWe'll Make You a MealFind Your RoarChungu's LamentBaboonsBeware of the ZimwiLions Over AllStand Up, Stand OutKuishi Ni KuchekaRunning with the KingHadithi the HeroMakin' Hippo LanesTickbirds and RhinosTeke Ruka TelezaEveryone is WelcomeThe Traveling Baboon ShowA Real MealThe Path of HonorBring Back a LegendI Have A Plan
Deleted: To Be KingWarthog RhapsodyThe Lion of the MoonOld Fearless BuzzThe Madness of King Scar

See Also
King of the JungleMusicalList of Species seen in The Lion King FranchiseRoar of the EldersThe Disney AfternoonFind Out WhyHouse of MouseOne by One