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Pride Lands


   Pride Landers
   Simba's pride

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Babu, Kopa, Leo, Mega, Ngawa, Sabini

Leo: Did I ever tell you about the time my great-grandfather chased a herd of elephants?
Boga: About a hundred times!
—Boga and Leo[src]

Boga is a lion. S/he is a member of Simba's pride.


Early life

Boga lived in the Pride Lands. She was a member of Simba's pride.[1]

Encounter with Kopa

When Kopa, the son of Simba, went looking for his father, he found Boga resting beneath a clump of acacia trees with Babu, Leo, Mega, Ngawa, and Sabini. Leo asked the others if they had ever heard the story of how his great-grandfather had chased a herd of elephants, and Boga groaned, replying, "About a hundred times!" S/he later laughed alongside the others at Kopa's misinterpretation of family trees.[1]

Personality and traits

Boga is quite direct and straightforward, as s/he expressed annoyance at Leo's boasts about his family tree.[1]



  • Boga's name means "pumpkin" in Swahili.[2]
  • Though Boga is pictured, it is unknown whether s/he is the cub behind the tree, the cub laughing on his/her back, or the lioness resting in the grass. All other members (save Babu and Sabini) are accounted for in the narrative.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Katschke, Judy. Vulture Shock (1994). ISBN: 071728350X.
  2. Online Swahili - English Dictionary. African Languages. Retrieved on September 1, 2020.
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