Nyani Grove
Nyani Grove
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Physical Information



The Pride Lands

Societal Information


His family probably lives in the big baboon tree in Nyani Grove.
Kion on a lost baby baboon

Nyani Grove (also called The Baboons' Forest) is a location in the Pride Lands.

Physical Attributes

Nyani Grove is a forest in the Pride Lands. It is a relatively flat area, composed of tall trees and boulders.


The Lion Guard

"The Rise of Makuu"

When Makuu, the new leader of the crocodiles, invades Big Springs, many animals of the Pride Lands are pushed out of their habitat. Zazu hears word that a herd of giraffes has moved into Nyani Grove, but Simba and Nala are not at Pride Rock to hear the report. Their daughter, Kiara, comes to her brother Kion instead, and Kion sets out to confront Makuu.

In the meantime, the baboons move into Pride Rock, prompting Kion to confront Makuu for a second time and ensure that he leaves Big Springs.


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Fuli delivers a baby baboon to Nyani Grove

When the Lion Guard saves a baby baboon from Mzingo and his flock, Kion tasks Fuli with returning him to the baboons in Nyani Grove. However, when Fuli arrives in Nyani Grove, the leader of the baboons tells her that the baby belongs to the baboons in Mapango Cliffs.

Though loathe to travel so far, Fuli reluctantly sets off for the cliffs. As she leaves, the leader of the baboons tells her to bring a message to their neighbors, after which he and his fellow baboons pelt fruit at Fuli.


  • "Nyani" means "baboon" in Swahili.[1]


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