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The Lion King
After finding Simba collapsed in the desert, Timon and Pumbaa bring him to the oasis to revive him. Once there, Simba reacts in awe to the beauty of the jungle, and Timon and Pumbaa welcome him into their style of life. Simba soon grows into adulthood, living off the jungle with his friends, until he encounters his childhood friend Nala. Nala notes the place's beauty but becomes confused as to why Simba has not returned home. Simba is eventually convinced by Rafiki to return to the Pride Lands. After helping Simba defeat Scar and the hyenas, Timon and Pumbaa take up residence with Simba and Nala in the Pride Lands.
The Lion King 1½
Rafiki unintentionally directs Timon to the jungle. Along the way, Timon meets and is escorted to the jungle by Pumbaa. The two eventually arrive at the oasis while searching for their dream home. They name the oasis "Hakuna Matata" after the philosophy that they both choose to live under upon arriving.
The area apparently possesses everything Timon has been searching for. He and Pumbaa claim it as their own territory, later raising Simba there. At the end of the film, Timon allows his former colony to reside in the jungle, thereby giving them a predator-free environment.
The Lion King: Six New Adventures
A Tale of Two Brothers
The jungle is mentioned when Rafiki tells a story about Mufasa and Scar. It is recounted that Timon and Pumbaa had rescued Simba and taken him in to live with them in a faraway jungle.
A Snake in the Grass
Timon and Pumbaa recount a story to Simba's son Kopa about their time in the jungle. In this story, the three friends must outwit a cunning python named Joka.
The Brightest Star
Mohatu, the king of the Pride Lands and Simba's ancestor, visits the jungle during a drought in the Pride Lands. His subjects eventually follow his direction to the jungle, and the Pride Landers are saved from the drought.
Appearances in Fanfictions
Here are all the fanfictions that this location makes an appearance in that are on this wiki. If your fanfiction includes the Jungle Oasis, add it to this list.
- The Lion Guard: A Gaze Into Paradise
- The Lion Guard: A Romantic Getaway
- Timon and Pumbaa meets Pat & Stan
- Timon's Jungle Tickle Torment
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