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Monkeys are primates that appear in The Lion Guard universe. They live in the Pride Lands.


In the Real World

Monkeys are small furry primates, usually with a long tail. Their faces often lack fur or have much finer fur.

In The Lion Guard

Monkeys are red-furred creatures with long tails and pale skin.


In the Real World

Monkeys live in small to large troops, and they can be found in forests and grasslands. They are omnivores that feed on fruits, leaves, and small animals such as insects.

In The Lion Guard

Monkeys can be seen, often hanging around in trees. They make frequent appearances during the songs.


The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar

Monkeys sing with Bunga

Monkeys appear during the song Zuka Zama. They pop out to sing 'Zuka, Zuka'. 

The Rise of Makuu  

Makuu pushes the animals of the Pride Lands around after he takes over Big Springs. Since Giraffes move into the forest where the monkeys live, the monkeys move elsewhere.

Can't Wait to be Queen

Simba catches a monkey

Monkeys appear during the song Duties of the King, where of the monkeys sneezes and falls into Simba's paws. 

The Kupatana Celebration

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A monkey gets his fruit stolen by the jackals during Jackal Style. Later, a monkey enjoys the Kupatana event.

Follow That Hippo!

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Beshte sings Hero Inside, Mtoto give the baby monkey and his family a ride. 

The Call of the Drongo

Tamaa sings Bird of a Thousand Voices the monkeys hanging the trees. 

The Imaginary Okapi

Beshte give Ajabu a tour in the Pride Lands he singing Life in the Pride Lands since troops of monkeys playing a baobab fruits in Ndefu Grove.

The Trail to Udugu

During Running with the King, Simba eats some berries that monkeys give him.

Beshte and the Hippo Lanes

Three monkeys hitch a ride on Beshte's back when he is creating the Hippo Lanes, during the song Makin' Hippo Lanes.

Babysitter Bunga

One of the little ones that Bunga watches is a monkey.

The Scorpion's Sting

The Troop of Monkeys celebrate Kumbuka to Simba during Good King Simba.

Notable Monkeys in The Lion Guard


  • The monkeys are shown to have prehensile tails that allow them to dangle onto tree branches. This feature is only present in New World monkeys of Central and South America.
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