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There you go, little guy. Well, the turtles are all flipped.

Beshte, Bunga the Wise

Turtles are reptiles that appear in The Lion Guard universe. They live in the Pride Lands.


In the Real World

Turtles have webbed feet or flippers and protective shells.

In The Lion Guard

The turtles shown in The Lion Guard have yellowish green bodies and darker olive green shells with lighter spots. Their heads and tails are brown, and their claws are dark green.


Turtles are omnivorous animals, their diet depending on where they live. They are adapted for aquatic life. All turtles lay eggs. They dig nests for their young in the ground and lay their eggs before leaving.


The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar

In the Lair of the Lion Guard, some of Rafiki's paintings are of turtles.

Bunga the Wise

An unfortunate turtle stuck on its back

After a storm, the Lion Guard helps out some turtles who had become stuck on their backs by flipping them back onto their feet.

Goigoi drums on the turtles

The Kupatana Celebration

During the song Jackal Style, Goigoi drums on the shells of four smiling turtles.

Follow That Hippo!

Mtoto assists a turtle

During the song Hero Inside, Mtoto uses his trunk to flip a turtle off of its back.

Paintings and Predictions

In the Lair of the Lion Guard, some of Rafiki's paintings are of turtles.

Too Many Termites

In the lair some of paints of turtles appear since Termites all over.


Baby Baboon crosses a pond by leaping from one turtle's shell to another. They each lift their heads, then quickly recede as they notice Fuli, who also uses them to cross. The final turtle she springs on slides onto land, carrying her with it and leaving it stuck on its back. She flips it over and continues on her way.

Never Roar Again

In the Lair of the Lion Guard, some of paints of turtles appear since Bunga tried to cheer Ono up.

The Trail to Udugu

Bunga leans on a turtle when he sings Running with the King. Also, Simba walks over some later.

Beshte and the Hippo Lanes

Some turtles are seen singing Makin' Hippo Lanes.

The Lion Guard: The Rise of Scar

In the Lair of the Lion Guard, some of paints of turtles appear the Lion Guard meet Makini.

Timon and Pumbaa's Christmas

Turtles can be seen on paintings in Rafiki's Tree.

The Golden Zebra

Turtles can be seen on cave paintings.

Cave of Secrets

Turtles can be seen on cave paintings. 

The Harmattan

Turtles appear during the song The Tree of Life.


Notable Turtles in The Lion Guard

Animals in The Lion Guard
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