|“||Babu: Is this what you had in mind?|
Simba: Yes! This is exactly what I wanted!
Hey! Rafiki's teaching the young monkeys!
|“||Simba: Hey, Babu! Now that Rafiki's gone, could you help me?|
Babu: Sure, Simba!
Babu is first seen among a group of young baboons who are taking a painting lesson from Rafiki. When the lesson is over, Simba approaches Babu and asks him/her for help. The young baboon gets a bowl of Rafiki's paint and colors zebra stripes on Simba's fur. S/he later paints leopard spots on Nala.
Babu appears to be a young baboon, somewhere in-between childhood and adolescence. S/he is average in height and build with smoky, blue-gray fur, his/her hair spiked to a tapered point at the back of his/her head. Pale fur rings his/her face and extends down his/her chest. Like all baboons, his/her eye rims are blue, his/her nose red, and his/her paws brown, though black fur covers the backs of his/her paws. His/Her eyes are black.
Personality and traits
Though Babu's personality is not explored, s/he is shown to be friendly and helpful, ready to take time to assist his/her friend Simba. His/Her willingness to indulge in a prank also reveals him/her to be a bit on the mischievous side.
- Babu is most likely male, since his/her name has a masculine meaning.