The inspector is a no-nonsense marabou stork whose duty is keep things organized. One the day he came to visit Zazu's Tree, he showed to the hornbill that he was off by one animal in the number of jungle animals. Afterwards, the inspector kicked Zazu out of the tree and gives the job to Gopher. But he found out the hard way that Gopher wasn't as talented as Zazu was. When Zazu showed the inspector the new record of jungle animals (himself included this time), the inspector was impressed and gave the hornbill his job back.
- He resembles the Secretary Bird from Bedknobs and Broomsticks.
- Like him, they both have very short necks unlike the real birds they are based on.
- In Truth Be Told, a stork who attended the friendship of the year banquet resembled him.