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Physical information




Fur color

Black, pink, and white

Eye color


Distinguishing features

Protruding top teeth

Biographical information
Also known as

   Annoying, overbearing bunny (by Timon)
   Hare-dini (by Timon)
   Mr. Magic Rabbit Man (by Pumbaa)





Relationship information


Thank you, thank you, thank you!
―Rabbit thanking Timon and Pumbaa after they saved his life[src]

Rabbit is a male rabbit.


The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa

"Mojave Desserted"

Since I owe you my life, I should stick by you forever and ever and ever and ever and ever!
―Rabbit to Timon and Pumbaa[src]

While Timon and Pumbaa traipse the Mojave Desert, which Timon at first misinterprets and mispronounces the "Desert" part of the name as he believes that there will be dessert found in the location, they find Rabbit drowning in quicksand. Pumbaa tries to save his life, but then gets stuck in quicksand as well. So it's up to Timon to save the two.

Rabbit pleading Timon to save him and Pumbaa from drowning in quicksand

After Timon and Pumbaa save Rabbit's life, Rabbit wants to repay the duo hand and foot, which annoys them. In order to get rid of Rabbit, Timon makes him go far away to get a glass of water. But the bunny immediately returns with a glass of water when Timon and Pumbaa are about to leave.

Come nighttime and Timon, Pumbaa, and Rabbit are sitting next to a fire. When Rabbit gives Timon and Pumbaa blankets, Timon and Pumbaa suggests that it's time to sleep. It's then revealed that the two are pretending to sleep and they sneak away from Rabbit as he's sleeping.

Rabbit telling the duo that he will be by their side forever

Timon and Pumbaa run into Rabbit again and the bunny tells the two that they're his life-long friends and he's going to stay with them forever. Timon and Pumbaa think of a way to get Rabbit to leave them alone. The two then suggest that they put themselves in danger.

Pumbaa gets tied with a rope, with the rope hanging from the tree. Timon lights fire on the rope and he and Pumbaa cry for help to get Rabbit's attention. When Rabbit gets there, he realizes what's going on and he walks away. The rope then rips apart and Timon and Pumbaa fall but Rabbit returns with a giant glass of water for the two to land safely on.

Rabbit tells Timon and Pumbaa that he's going to protect them forever.


You and me, Timon and Rabbit, will be the greatest magic act the Serengeti has ever seen!
―Rabbit teaming up with Timon[src]

Timon and Rabbit teaming up for the talent show

Timon and Pumbaa see a parade advertising a talent show: The Serengeti Star Talent Contest. Timon tells Pumbaa they they should join the contest so that they can be big stars. A magic hat appears next to the two friends and Rabbit struggles to get out.

Rabbit breaking up Timon and Pumbaa's friendship

After Timon helps Rabbit come out of his hat, the bunny is impressed and asks Timon to be part of his act, telling him that he has been looking for a partner for years. Timon decides to join Rabbit, but tells him that he should also let Pumbaa be part of his act and Rabbit agrees. While Timon and Rabbit do some tricks, Pumbaa ruins it. Rabbit gets fed up and suggests that he and Timon should get rid of the warthog, but Timon refuses to do so and he tells the bunny that the only way to get rid of him is to tell him that he no longer wants to be his friend, which gives Rabbit an idea.

Timon and Rabbit's pre-semi-final act

Rabbit goes to Pumbaa and tells him that Timon no longer wants him to be part of their act and he also tells him that Timon no longer wants to be bestest best friends with him. Pumbaa becomes saddened by this and Rabbit poofs him to a frozen wasteland. When Timon shows up wondering where Pumbaa is, Rabbit tells the meerkat the exact same lie.

Timon and Rabbit are now winning the talent show and get a lot of attention, while Pumbaa is still at the frozen wasteland. On the night of the finale, Timon and Pumbaa miss each other. Pumbaa then realizes that Timon never said anything mean about him and decides to get revenge on Rabbit.

Pumbaa and Rabbit's confrontation

Pumbaa sneaks in the backstage area and lures Rabbit away from Timon with a carrot. Rabbit sees a trap, but kicks it away. He sees Pumbaa and taunts the warthog by calling him a pig. Pumbaa gets angry and traps Rabbit in a cage.

Timon is now on stage and he fails to get a rabbit out of his hat. Pumbaa sees this and gets an idea. He strips off Rabbit's fur and disguises himself as a rabbit to help Timon. Timon and Pumbaa win the Serengeti Star Talent Contest, while Rabbit sulks sadly in his hat.

Personality and traits

Rabbit appears to be annoying, obnoxious and also very tiring. Timon and Pumbaa try to make him leave them alone, but he keeps annoying the two, telling them that they will be together forever. Rabbit can also be ruthless. He lies to Pumbaa about Timon no longer wanting him in their act and also, Timon no longer wanting to be his best friend. This causes Pumbaa to be greatly hurt, and Rabbit gets rid of him.



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