"maybe she can help me too. i seem to be SSTUCK."

"im afraid my belly is bigger then my... everything."

-Kaa when he got stuck.

The Ancient Ruins is one of the setting from Disney's 1967 film, The Jungle Book, its sequel, and television series. In the original film, it was the home of King Louie and the Bandar-log. During Mowgli's rescue by Baloo and Bagheera, the ruins were mostly toppled, but their remains were later occupied by Baloo and the other jungle animals when Louie departed.

Appearances

The Jungle Book

The Ancient Ruins was once a human city before being abandoned and eventually reclaimed by nature and settled by the Bandar-log centuries later. Eventually an orangutan named Louie claimed the ruins as his own kingdom where all the monkeys of the Seoni jungle could live and/or take refuge in. As time passed, King Louie sought more control over the jungle but knew he could not have it without the secret of man's red flower (fire). Louie believed his opportunity had come when the man-cub Mowgli was being sent to the Man Village despite his insistence on staying in the jungle. As such, he ordered the Bandar-log to kidnap the boy and bring him before him.

When the deed is done, Louie welcomes his primate cousin to his kingdom and offers him protection and refuge in exchange for the secret of how to making fire. Mowgli claims he doesn't know, but Louie refuses to believe. Baloo and Bagheera devise a plan: while Baloo distracts the monkeys, Bagheera will rescue Mowgli. Baloo dresses himself as an orangutan and dances with Louie. They are discovered after Baloo's costume comes apart and a chase begins. The chase results in one tower collapsing just as Baloo, Bagheera, and Mowgli make their exit leaving Louie at a rubble of stones.

The Jungle Book 2

The Ancient Ruins return in the sequel but is now run by Baloo and the Bandar-log. Mowgli and Baloo travel to the Ancient Ruins in the middle of the film to avoid capture from Bagheera and the villagers. The ruins are featured during the musical number "W-I-L-D". They are last seen after the song. Baloo tells the other animals about the Man Village when Mowgli leaves.

Jungle Cubs

The Ancient Ruins reappear in the TV series, serving as the central location for the cubs during the first season. In this location, Kaa was stuck in the hall in the wall because he was eating to much and made couple of great quotes.


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Media
Animated Films: The Jungle BookThe Jungle Book 2Video

Live-action Films: Rudyard Kipling'sMowgli's Story2016 Live-action FilmSequel Film
TV Series: TaleSpinJungle Cubs
Video Games: The Jungle BookThe Jungle Book Groove PartyThe Jungle Book: Mowgli's Wild AdventureThe Jungle Book: Mowgli's Run
Music: SoundtrackMore Jungle Book... Further Adventures of Baloo and Mowgli
Books: The Strength of the Wolf is the Pack

Disney Parks
Animated film: Disney's Explorers LodgeDisney Animation BuildingGarden of the Twelve FriendsIt's a Small WorldRhythm of the Jungle

Live action: Disney Movie MagicThe Jungle Book: Alive with Magic
Entertainment: AnimagiqueDisney's BelieveDisney's WishesDisney Classics: The Music & The MagicFantasmic!Festival of Family & FriendsHakuna Matata Time Dance PartyIt's Party Time... with Mickey and FriendsJourney into the Jungle BookMickey's Gift of DreamsMickey's Magical Music WorldMickey and the Magical MapMickey and the Wondrous BookMickey presents: “Happy Anniversary Disneyland Paris”One Man's Dream II: The Magic Lives On!Rivers of Light: We Are OneSuper Duper Jumpin' TimeThe Forest of Enchantment: A Disney Musical Adventure
Restaurants: Colonel Hathi's Pizza Outpost
Shops: Adventureland Bazaar
Parade: Disney's Dreams On Parade: Moving OnDisney's Magical Moments ParadeDisney's Party ExpressDisney Magic on ParadeDisney Stars on ParadeFlights of Fantasy ParadeJubilation!Move It! Shake It! MousekeDance It! Street PartyMickey's Soundsational ParadeThe Wonderful World of Disney Parade
Firework: Celebrate the MagicCelebrate! Tokyo DisneylandDisney Dreams!Disneyland ForeverHappily Ever AfterMickey's Mix MagicTree of Life Awakens
Summer: The Jungle Book Jive
Halloween: Happy Hallowishes

Characters
Original: MowgliBalooBagheeraKing LouieShere KhanKaaColonel HathiWinifredHathi, Jr.Buzzie, Flaps, Ziggy, and DizzyAkelaRamaShantiRakshaWolf PupsJungle PatrolFlunkeyBandar-log

Deleted characters: Rocky the RhinoBuldeoTabaqui
Sequel: RanjanRanjan's FatherMessuaShanti's MotherLucky
Rudyard Kipling's: Grey BrotherNathooKitty BrydonColonel Geoffrey BrydonSergeant ClaibourneDr. Julius PlumfordWilliam BooneSergeant HarleyBuldeoTabaquiLt. John WilkinsIndian BanditsAlice, Rose, and Margaret
Jungle Cubs: Arthur and CecilThe CrocMahraBenny and ClydeNed, Jed & FredMungoLeahCainDholesWinifred's UncleMcCoyDictator TurtleWhitehood
House of Mouse: King Larry

Locations
JungleAncient RuinsMan VillageIndiaAsia
Episodes
Season One: "A Night in the Wasteland" • "How the Panther Lost His Roar/The Humans Must Be Crazy" • "Hathi Meets His Match/Buffaloed" • "Mondo Mungo/Bare Necessities" • "Who Wants to Be a Baboon?" • "Red Dogs" • "The Great Kaadini" • "Hulla Baloo/Shere Bliss" • "Treasure of the Middle Jungle" • "Feather Brains/Benny & Clyde" • "Splendor in the Mud" • "Trouble in the Jungle/Fool Me Once..." • "The Coming of the Wolves"

Season Two: "The Ape Who Would Be King" • "Trunks for the Memories/Kasaba Ball" • "Hathi's Makeover/Curse of the Magnificent Melon" • "The Five Bananas/Birthday Snake" • "Old Green Teeth/The Elephant Who Couldn't Say No" • "Hair Ball/A Tail of Two Tails" • "Waiting for Baloo/Tree for Two" • "Nice Tiger/Sleepless in the Jungle"

Songs
Original: "Colonel Hathi's March" • "The Bare Necessities" • "I Wan'na Be Like You" • "Trust in Me" • "That's What Friends are For" • "My Own Home"

More Jungle Book: "Baloo's Blues" • "Jungle Fever" • "If You Wanna See Some Strange Behavior (Take a Look at Man)" • "It's a Kick"
Jungle Cubs: "Take Your Sweet, Sweet Time" • "Jungle Cub Love" • "Everything's Gonna Be Right with the World"
The Jungle Book Groove Party: "The Jungle's No Place for a Boy" • "Join the Ranks" • "Go Bananas in the Coconut Tree" • "A Mood for Food" • "We Are the Vultures" • "Run" • "A Brand New Day"
Sequel: "The Jungle Rhythm" • "W-I-L-D" • "Right Where I Belong"
Deleted: "Brothers All" • "The Song of the Seeonee" • "Monkey See, Monkey Do" • "I Knew I Belonged to Her" • "In A Day's Work" • "The Mighty Hunters" • "I've Got You Beat" • "Braver"

See Also
Disney Sing Along Songs: The Bare NecessitiesWho Framed Roger RabbitHouse of MouseDisney's Jungle Boogie
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