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The Skull Cave is a location in The Legend of Tarzan, appearing as the working place for Ian McTeague (chief-in-command) and the rest of the miners and the cause of a serious poisoning of the river in the episode Tarzan and the Poisoned River

In The Legend of Tarzan

In the episode Tarzan and the Poisoned River, the mine are responsible for poisoning the river that supplies major parts of the jungle with water, resulting in many animals and humans, being poisoned by the toxic water. Not knowing what has caused the river to become so toxic, Tarzan alongside Jane and Professor Archimedes decides to rent a boat and travel upstream to find the source of the poison. During their expedition, they are captured by Basuli and his patrol of troops under suspicion that they are responsible for the poison in the river seeing as they are dressed like "the strangers".

Tarzan is however able to convince the leader of Basuli's tribe, that they are not responsible for the poison and his allowed to continue his expedition, on the condition that Jane and Archimedes remains captured as a sign of proof that his not lying to them. Tarzan, now along with a reluctant Basuli, travel further upstream until they find the source which turns out to be the Skull Cave. The poison were the toxic remains after the exploitation of the natural minerals that the cave was harvesting.

Tarzan and Basuli try to shut it down peacefully at first but when the chief of the working team refuses to do so, they decides to do it the hard way. Summoning the rest of the tribe as well as some of the gorillas, Tarzan and Basuli are able to make a dam that cuts the water supply completely, resulting in production grinding to a halt in the mine as they can not extract the minerals they need without water. Angered, the miners follows the river bank until they find Tarzan's dam.

Demanding the water supply be restored, the chief unknowingly fulfills Tarzan's plans to destroy the mine completely. Tarzan listens to his demand, and commands Tantor to demolish the dam by removing one of it's most essential components in the form of a stone that bears its entire weight. As a result, the dam collapses and causes a massive tsunami. The miners flee the scene in terror, and can't do anything but watch as the tsunami floods the valley, destroying the mine and all their hard work. The miners leave the island never to be seen again. As a result of the cave's destruction, the water is once again drinkable. Tarzan and his friends are later made honorable members of the tribe, and gain a new ally.

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Films: Tarzan(Video/Soundtrack) • Tarzan & JaneTarzan IIThe Legend of Tarzan

Television: The Legend of TarzanHouse of Mouse
Video Games: Disney's TarzanTarzan: UntamedReturn to the JungleKingdom HeartsDisney's Extreme Skate Adventure

Disney Parks
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Entertainment: Disney Adventure Friends CavalcadeFantasmic!Festival of Family & FriendsHakuna Matata Time Dance PartyOne Man's Dream II: The Magic Lives On!Rivers of Light: We Are OneTarzan Rocks!Tarzan: The EncounterThe Forest of Enchantment: A Disney Musical AdventureThe Golden Mickeys
Shops: Professor Porter's Trading Post
Parade: Parade of the StarsFlights of Fantasy ParadeMickey's Soundsational Parade
Firework: Believe... There's Magic in the StarsCelebrate the MagicHappily Ever AfterMomentousRemember... Dreams Come TrueTree of Life AwakensILLUMINATE! A Nighttime Celebration

Original: TarzanTerkTantorKalaKerchakKerchak and Kala's BabyFlynt and MungoSaborTarzan's ParentsManuJane PorterArchimedes Q. PorterClayton and his menBaboonsThe Captain

Midquel: ZugorMama GundaKago and Uto
TV Series: Robert CanlerNigel TaylorTublatHistaZuthoGozan and HungoIan McTeagueThaddeus HuntJake & SamMabayaGobuFungiCount Nikolas RokoffLady WalthamQueen LaLeopard MenMuviroKajDr. DoyleEleanorGreenlyHazelIanLieutenant Colonel StaquaitRenard DumontJohannes NielsSamuel T. PhilanderTheodore RooseveltHugo and HooftNura and SheetaEdgar Rice BurroughsManganiJabariDaniaGerman PoacherBasuliNaohChief KeewaziFemale Tyrannosaurus RexVelociraptorsTriceratopsWaziri TribeStanley ObrowskiAbby Markham

Season One: "Race Against Time" • "Trading Post" • "Lost Cub" • "Lost City of Opar" • "Fugitives" • "Rogue Elephant" • "Poisoned River" • "Enemy Within" • "Fountain" • "Hidden World" • "Rift" • "Giant Beetles" • "Jungle Madness" • "Protege" • "Leopard Men Rebellion" • "Rough Rider" • "Seeds of Destruction" • "Silver Ape" • "Challenger" • "Outbreak" • "Silver Screen" • "Beast from Below" • "All-Seeing Elephant" • "New Wave" • "Lost Treasure" • "Return of La" • "One Punch Mulligan" • "Missing Link" • "Prison Break" • "Eagle's Feather" • "Face from the Past" • "Caged Fury" • "Gauntlet of Vengeance" • "Mysterious Visitor" • "Tublat's Revenge"

Season Two: "British Invasion" • "Volcanic Diamond Mine" • "Flying Ace"

Film: Two WorldsYou'll Be in My HeartSon of ManTrashin' the CampStrangers Like MeSinging to the Song of LifeWho Am I?

Musical: Who Better than MeNo Other WayI Need to KnowSure as Sun Turns to MoonWaiting for this MomentDifferentLike No Man I've Ever SeenFor the First TimeEverything that I Am

AfricaJunglePellucidarDark MountainSkull Cave
See Also
The Disney AfternoonDisney RenaissanceMusical/SoundtrackQueen La's Staff