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Baboons
Background information
Feature films Tarzan
Television programs The Legend of Tarzan
Video games Tarzan
Park attractions
Portrayed by
Portrayed by
Animators
Voice Dee Bradley Baker
Performance model
Designer
Inspiration
Honors and awards
Character information
Full name
Other names
Personality Mean, dangerous, vicious, destructive, mysterious, cunning, aggressive
Appearance Slender black baboons, mandrill-like faces, sharp teeth, red demonic eyes
Birthday
Occupation
Affiliations Bad/neutral, later good
Goal
Home The Jungle
Relatives
Pets
Allies Each other, Tarzan, Jane Porter, Baby Baboon, the gorilla family
Minions
Enemies Tarzan (formerly), Jane (formerly), Clayton, Clayton's Men, Sabor
Likes Paper
Dislikes Anyone who steals their things
Powers and abilities Speed, agility
Weapons Fangs, claws
Fate Reforms and helps Tarzan and his animal friends save the gorillas from Clayton's Men.
Quote


The Baboons are minor villains from the Disney's 1999 animated film Tarzan.

Role in the film

They are first seen resting in trees when Kala runs across the jungle after hearing baby Tarzan's crying.

Later in the film, Jane Porter meets a baby Baboon and tries to sketch him; however, the Baboon likes the drawing so much that it steals it, and when Jane tries to recover it, she is attacked by the entire troop of adult Baboons. She is saved by Tarzan, who manages to calm the angry primates by returning Jane's sketch to them. They happen to make Jane lose a piece of her dress, her umbrella, her left boot, and her hat.

Later, the Baboons are among the wild animals summoned by Tarzan to fight against Clayton and his men. This implies that they are not really evil but rather extremely short-tempered and vicious, as are Baboons in real life.

Gallery

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Trivia

  • Interestingly, the Baboons in Tarzan don't fit into any real life species, as they have traits common to both baboons and mandrills (for example, the brightly colored faces).
  • The Baboons look very similar to Rafiki from The Lion King, who also has traits of both baboons and mandrills.


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Media

Films: Tarzan/Video/Soundtrack | Tarzan & Jane | Tarzan II | The Legend of Tarzan
Television: The Legend of Tarzan | House of Mouse
Video Games: Disney's Tarzan | Tarzan: Untamed | Return to the Jungle | Kingdom Hearts | Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure | Disney Infinity
Books: Read-Aloud Storybook | Disney's Wonderful World of Reading | Little Golden Storybook | The Tarzan Chronicles | Banana Hunt

Disney Parks

Art of Animation | Disney Animation Building | Tarzan's Treehouse
Entertainment: Celebrate the Magic | Fantasmic! | Festival of Family & Friends | La Forêt de l’Enchantement: Une aventure musicale Disney | One Man's Dream II: The Magic Lives On! | Tarzan Rocks! | Tarzan: The Encounter | The Golden Mickeys | Tree of Life Awakens
Shops: Professor Porter's Trading Post

Characters

Original: Tarzan | Terk | Tantor | Kala | Kerchak | Flynt and Mungo | Sabor | Lord and Lady Greystroke | Manu | Jane Porter | Archimedes Q. Porter | Clayton and his men | Baboons
Midquel: Zugor | Mama Gunda | Kago and Uto
TV Series: Tublat | Hista | Zutho | Gozan and Hungo | Ian McTeague | Thaddeus Hunt | Jake & Sam | Mabaya | Count Nikolas Rokoff | Lady Waltham | Queen La | Leopard Men | Muviro | Kaj | Usula | Dr. Doyle | Eleanor | Greenly | Hazel | Ian | Lieutenant Colonel Staquait | Renard Dumont | Samuel T. Philander | Theodore Roosevelt | Hugo and Hooft | Nura and Sheeta | Edgar Rice Burroughs | Mangani | Jabari | Dania | German Poacher | Basuli | Naoh | Chief Keewazi | Nigel Taylor | Female Tyrannosaurus Rex | Velociraptors | Triceratops

Episodes

Season One: "Race Against Time" | "Trading Post" | "Lost Cub" | "Lost City of Opar" | "Fugitives" | "Rogue Elephant" | "Poisoned River" | "Enemy Within" | "Fountain" | "Hidden World" | "Rift" | "Giant Beetles" | "Jungle Madness" | "Protege" | "Leopard Men Rebellion" | "Rough Rider" | "Seeds of Destruction" | "Silver Ape" | "Challenger" | "Outbreak" | "Silver Screen" | "Beast from Below" | "All-Seeing Elephant" | "New Wave" | "Lost Treasure" | "Return of La" | "One Punch Mulligan" | "Missing Link" | "Prison Break" | "Eagle's Feather" | "Face from the Past" | "Caged Fury" | "Gauntlet of Vengeance" | "Mysterious Visitor" | "Tublat's Revenge"
Season Two: "British Invasion" | "Volcanic Diamond Mine" | "Flying Ace"

Songs

Film: Two Worlds | You'll Be in My Heart | Son of Man | Trashin' the Camp | Strangers Like Me
Musical: For the First Time

Locations

Africa | Jungle | Pellucidar | Dark Mountain | Skull Cave

Objects

Queen La's Staff

Other

The Disney Afternoon | Disney Renaissance | Musical

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