Kora sports a sturdy body with broad shoulders, rounded muscles, and a magnificent mane. His face is broad and somewhat short, and his jaw is square and strong.
He sports a dark brown pelt broken only by patches of lighter fur on his muzzle, paws, and underbelly. His mane is lighter in color, being a light brown.
He also sports dark brown eyes, a trait later seen in his eldest daughter, Nita.
Kora is described as kindhearted and understanding. He also is said to be faithful and trustworthy.
Kora is also amicable and open, willing to engage in conversation and negotiate according to the customs of the Pridelands. He grasps a firm understanding of the Circle of Life and how every animal must give and take in order to keep it in balance.
His wisdom touches through on his understanding of responsibility and his willingness to set aside personal gain in order to better the Pridelands and its inhabitants.
If his family is endangered, Kora exposes his protective side, ready to throw himself into danger in order to keep those he loves safe.