Beshte is a friend of Ajabu, who although at first is believed to be his imaginative friend, is an actual okapi, who Beshte truly cares for and hates it when he is in danger and protects him from any of it, as seen when he charges for Makucha and roars, causing him to retreat and to finally leave his friend alone.
After Makucha's defeat Ajabu met Kion, he had an idea of how to keep him safe. He told his royal family, he introduces Ajabu came the Pride Lands as the visitor, he decided to stay here. His family agrees for Ajabu to stay in the Pride Lands.
At first, Fuli was skeptical about Ajabu exist believing him to Beshte's friend until being assured by Kion but upon seeing him get chased by Makucha. She worked with the rest of the guard to save him from the leopard. Afterward, she was officially introduced.
At first, Ono didn't believe Ajabu exist believing him to Beshte's friend but upon seeing him get chased by Makucha. He believed an worked with the rest of the guard to save him from the leopard afterward he was officially introduced.
Not much is known between Ajabu and Thurston other than when they first met Thurston was puzzled as to what Ajabu was. When Thurston was trying to guess what he was he didn't even let Ajabu get the chance to explain himself.
Ajabu is Makucha's main prey. Makucha was the main reason Ajabu came to the Pride Lands in the first place, hoping he would be safe. But with the help of the Lion Guard, they were able to drive Makucha away.