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Updated on Sep 12, 2020. Posted on Sep 9, 2020

Can You Name The Actual Animal Species These Disney Sidekicks Are Supposed To Be?

They definitely took some liberties with the animation on a few of these...

  1. Pascal from Tangled

    Disney
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Chameleon

    When Flynn refers to Pascal as a frog, Rapunzel corrects him by saying "chameleon."

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  2. Pumbaa from The Lion King

    Disney
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Warthog

    In the song "Hakuna Matata," Timon refers to Pumbaa as a warthog.

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  3. Timon from The Lion King

    Disney
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Meerkat

    Timon is a meerkat.

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  4. Rafiki from The Lion King

    Disney
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Mandrill

    According to the Disney wiki, Rafiki is a mandrill.

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  5. Hei-Hei from Moana

    Disney
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Rooster

    Despite being occasionally referred to as a chicken, Hei-Hei is a rooster.

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  6. Rajah from Aladdin

    Disney
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Tiger

    Rajah is a tiger.

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  7. Abu from Aladdin

    Disney
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Capuchin monkey

    He's just referred to as a monkey on the Disney wiki, but in the live-action film he is a capuchin monkey.

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  8. Sebastian from The Little Mermaid

    Disney
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Crab

    Sebastian is a crab.

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  9. Zazu from The Lion King

    Disney
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Hornbill

    In "I Just Can't Wait To Be King," Simba calls Zazu a hornbill.

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  10. Flounder from The Little Mermaid

    Disney
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Tropical fish

    According to the Disney wiki, Flounder is actually not a flounder but a tropical fish.

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  11. Louis from The Princess and the Frog

    Disney
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Alligator

    In the song "When We're Human," Louis refers to his future human self as an ex-gator.

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  12. Baloo from The Jungle Book

    Disney
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Sloth bear

    According to the Disney wiki, Baloo is a sloth bear!

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