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Uru
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Physical Attributes
Gender

Female

Species

Lion

Biographical Information
Name meaning

Diamond[1]

Status

Deceased

Residence

Pride Lands

Affiliations

Pride Landers
Pride Lands monarchy
Simba's pride

Familial Information
Family

Ahadi (mate)
Mufasa (son)
Scar (son)
Simba (grandson)
Kopa (great-grandson)
Sarabi (daughter-in-law)

Kopa: Wow! Grandfather and Great-grandfather were really something.
Rafiki: That they were. So was your great-grandmother Uru. She discovered a lake at the western edge of the Pride Lands, and many animals were saved from thirst.
Kopa and Rafiki[src]


Uru is an adult lioness. She is the mate of Ahadi, and the mother of Mufasa and Taka.

When a drought devastates the Pride Lands, Uru leaves to search for a new source of food and water. She finds a lake on the western edge of the kingdom, and many Pride Landers are saved from thirst.

Biography

Backstory

As an adult, Uru rules the Pride Lands alongside her mate, Ahadi. Together, the couple has two sons, Mufasa and Taka.

When a drought devastates the Pride Lands, Uru leaves her family to search for a new source of food and water. Meanwhile, Ahadi stays behind to tend to their subjects and care for their sons.

The Lion King: Six New Adventures

A Tale of Two Brothers

Uru is first mentioned by Ahadi when he tells Rafiki that she is searching for a new source of food and water for the Pride Lands. She is later mentioned by Rafiki himself as he relates the story to Kopa, explaining that Uru found a lake at the western edge of the Pride Lands that saved many animals from thirst.

Personality and traits

Uru is dauntless and dutiful, as she is willing to separate from her family in order to save her subjects.

Trivia

  • Scar's mother is mentioned in The Lion King, when Zazu comments, "Didn't your mother ever tell you not to play with your food?" No name is stated.[2]

References

  1. Online Swahili - English Dictionary. African Languages. Retrieved on June 30, 2018.
  2. Revealed in Walt Disney's The Lion King (1994). Written by Irene Mecchi, Jonathan Roberts, and Linda Woolverton, and directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff. Distributed by Buena Vista Pictures.