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Mufasa shows young Simba the Pride Lands and explains to him the responsibilities of kingship and the "circle of life" which connects all living things.
Mufasa is alerted to the danger by his majordomothe hornbill Zazu, and rescues the cubs. Though angry with Simba, Mufasa forgives him and explains that the great kings of the past watch over them from the night sky, from which he will one day watch over Simba.
Scar sets a trap for his brother and nephew, luring Simba into a gorge and having the hyenas drive a large herd of wildebeest into a stampede that will trample him.
Scar refuses to help Mufasa, instead sending him falling to his death. He orders the hyenas to kill the cub, but Simba escapes.
Scar tells the pride that both Mufasa and Simba were killed in the stampede and steps forward as the new king, allowing his three hyena minions and the rest of their large pack to live in the Pride Lands. Simba collapses in a desert and is rescued by Timon and Pumbaaa meerkat and warthog who are fellow outcasts.
Simba grows up in the jungle with his two new friends, living a carefree life under the motto " hakuna matata " "no worries" in Swahili. Now a young adult, Simba rescues Timon and Pumbaa from a hungry lioness who turns out to be Nala.
Simba is visited by the ghost of Mufasa in the night sky, who tells him he must take his rightful place as king. Realizing he can no longer run from his past, Simba decides to return home. Enraged, Simba pins Scar to the ground and forces him to reveal the truth to the rest of the pride.
Timon, Pumbaa, Rafiki, Zazu, and the lionesses fend off the hyenas while Scar, attempting to escape, is cornered by Simba at the top of Pride Rock. Scar begs for mercy and attempts to blame the hyenas for his actions; Simba spares his life, but orders him to leave the Pride Lands forever.
Scar attacks his nephew, but Simba manages to toss him from the top of the rock. Scar survives the fall, but is attacked and killed by the hyenas, who overheard his attempt to betray them. With his enemies gone, Simba takes over the kingship as the rains begin to fall, restoring life to the land.
List of characters in The Lion King A promotional image of the characters from the film. From left to right: Mark Henn and Ruben A. Aquino respectively served as the supervising animators for young and adult Simba.
Andreas Deja served as the supervising animator for Scar. Tony Fucile served as the supervising animator for Mufasa.
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