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Who's Who? Wednesday

July 23, 2014



Zazu is the know it all bird from the 1994 Walt Disney animated masterpiece, 'The Lion King.' He can also be found in films 'The Lion King 1 ',' 'Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse,' and 'The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride.' In television shows he can be found in 'House of Mouse,' 'It's a Small World: The Animated Series,' 'The Lion Guard,' and Timon and Pumbaa.' He can also be found in video games such as Disney Universe, Meteos: Disney Magic, The Lion King 1 1/2, and Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion. Finally in other merchandise he can be found in toys, books, Disney art, clothing, vinylmations, and pins.

He lives in the Pride Lands where he is the royal messenger. He friends include Simba, Pumbaa, Nala, Mufasa, Sarafina, Rafiki, Timon, Sarabi, and the rest of the good Disney characters. His enemies include Ed, Scar, Zira, Banzai, Shenzi, and the rest of the evil Disney villains.


Zazu is a very colorful bird. He has white, blue, and black feathers. He has a very large bright orange beak, and orange feet. He also has very large eyes, and bushy black eyebrows. He is very loyal, odd, and he can be very paranoid at times when it comes to the hyenas.

He was animated by a few different animators such as Travis Blaise, Randy Cartwright, Rick Kohlschmidt, Ellen Woodbury, and Barry Temple. He has also been voiced by a few different people over the years such as Jeff Bennett, Edward Hibbert, Michael Gough, and Rowan Atkinson.


Zazu can be found throughout Disney theme parks around the world in reference and animatronic form. He can be found in Mickey's Soundsational Parade, The Enchanted Tiki Room: Under New Management, The Legend of the Lion King, Disney Dreams, and Mickey's PhilharMagic. He was also be found in the hit broadway show, 'The Lion King Musical.'


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