Nope. My mom and dad were taking me to the Tree of Life to meet Rafiki. We had so much fun!

–Makini, Journey of Memories

Kitendo's Troop is a troop of mandrills led by Kitendo that live in the Pride Lands.


Battle for the Pride Lands

Makini's parents were first seen in The Lair of the Lion Guard as a cave painting while Rafiki tells the Lion Guard about the Tree of Life.

Journey of Memories

Makini remembers spending time with Fikiri and Kitendo while on her first journey to
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Makini's flashback

the Tree of Life.

The River of Patience

Kitendo's troop is mentioned by Queen Janna. She remembers Makini coming to the Tree of Life when she was little with her mom and dad. Makini responds by stating that Rafiki has started her training.

Return to the Pride Lands

Makini goes to hug her parents as they watch Kion become King of the Tree of Life.
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Makini hugs her parents

Named Members

Name Information Position Status Picture


  • This is the second monkey troop in the series, the first being Tumbili's troop.
Pride Landers
Basi's PodBaby Baboon's TroopBig Baboon's TroopBupu's HerdKitendo's TroopLaini's GroupLion GuardMa Tembo's HerdMakuu's FloatMasikio's DroveMbeya's CrashMbuni's FlockMekundu BatsMjomba's PackMuhangus' ArmoryMuhimu's HerdOno's FlockSimba's PrideSwala's HerdThe Bellow FellowsThurston's HerdTumbili's TroopTwiga's HerdVuruga Vuruga's Herd
Army of ScarHyena ResistanceJanja's Clan Jasiri's Clan Kiburi's FloatMzingo's ParliamentOutsidersReirei's PackShupavu's Group
Back Landers
Dhahabu's HerdMakucha's Leap
Astuto's LeashCek and Rama's FlockDomog's PackFlamingo Girls' FlamboyanceKiril's HerdKely's TroopMakucha's ArmyMother Goose's GaggleNight PrideOra's BankPãgala's MobPeacock Leader's FlockPinguino's RookerySmun's PrickleSokwe's TroopTafu's ScurryThe Traveling Baboon ShowTangaagim's SleuthVarya's StreakYuki's Troop
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