Pumbaa, I don't have to wonder. I know.
—Timon explaining to Pumbaa about why there's lightning and thunder


Find Out Why is a short educational series that features short films about science, starring Timon and Pumbaa from Disney's One Saturday Morning in 2000, and only appears in the extras at Disc 2 of The Lion King II: Simba's Pride 2-Disc Special Edition DVD in 2004.


These are a series of five short films featuring the comical duo, Timon and Pumbaa answering science questions like why there is lightning, why we sneeze, why pandas don't live in deserts, why there is wind, and why an airplane flies. These are fun to check out for educational purposes at schools, non-residential and residential uses for people, including students and kids everywhere in the world.

Short Films

This series contains five short films that Timon and Pumbaa answers the questions.

  • Why is There Thunder and Lightning?
  • Why Do We Sneeze?
  • Why Don't Pandas Live in the Desert?
  • Why is There Wind?
  • Why Does an Airplane Fly?


  • The Magic Carpet from the Aladdin franchise makes a cameo appearance in the first short film, Why is There Thunder and Lightning?.

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