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"W-I-L-D" is an upbeat song featured in The Jungle Book 2 sung by Baloo. During the song, Baloo is basically bragging about how cool and fun he and his jungle friends are while Mowgli joins in the fun.

The song was also included in the 2003 DVD edition of Disney Sing Along Songs: Circle of Life.


Baloo: When we start to move, hey honey
It ain't no joke

We got a savage groove, we didn't learn
from human folk
(Sparrow: No human folk! Ha ha ha!)
'scuse our incivility
We're W-I-I-I-L-D

When the music plays
All the people stomp their feet
(Animal: You'd better look out, Baloo.)

But a stomping paw can lay down a better beat, ha ha!
Tell me we ain't naturally
Chorus: W-I-I-I-L-D!

Baloo: It's a snap to bring out the beast in you
You're free like ze bird, it's true
Or a frog, or a hog, or- oh man, whatever!
(Chorus: Baby, we were born free!)

From the baddest cat to the sweetest little deer
Tonight's the night we're gonna get our tails in gear
Show me your ferocity
Go W-I-I-I-L-D

Chorus: We snort, we squeak
Up high or deep underground,

We snarl, we shriek
(Baloo: Bounce o' roonie!)
We fly round and round and round!
(Parrot: *scats*)
Baloo: Oh, go you sweet thing, that's inhuman, baby!

Mongooses: The old mongoose gets good and loose!
Ocelots: The ocelot gives it all he's got!
Parakeet: The parakeet goes (with the other parakeets) "tweedle deet"
Macaques: The red macaque shouts "Hang on, jack!"

Worm: The tiny worm
Elephant: The pachyderm
Ocelot: The spotted cat
Mouse: The water rat
Bird: The great cuckoo
Chorus: The bear Baloo (Baloo: It's me!) are W-I-L-D!

Baloo: Here's the thing: if we're broke, we never squawk
We don't need to check no clock to know what time it is!


Baloo: When you dance like that, hey honey
It sure is hip
(Rhino: Oh, I can't stand it!)
I wanna tip my hat but, I got no hat to tip!
I don't need no hat.
Ask me why and I won't lie

Chorus: W-I-I-I-L-D!
We grunt, we growl, up high, or deep underground
We hoot we howl, we fly, round and round and round

Baloo: My oh me, it's plain to see
Chorus: W-I-I-I-L-D!

Baloo: He she me unique-ally
Chorus: W-I-I-I-L-D!!

Baloo: Every beastie running free
All: W-I-I-I-I-I-I-L-D!!!



  • At one point during the song, a meerkat and a warthog resembling Timon and Pumbaa make a cameo.
  • Though the film is set in India, there are hippos, lemurs and ocelots participating in this song. In real life, ocelots live in South America while hippos live in Africa and lemurs live in Madagascar; thus, these animals are not native to India in real life.

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Films: The Jungle Book (soundtrack/video) • The Jungle Book 2 (video) • Rudyard Kipling'sMowgli's Story2016 Live-action Film (soundtrack/video) • Sequel Film

Shows: TaleSpinJungle Cubs
Video Games: The Jungle BookThe Jungle Book Groove PartyThe Jungle Book: Mowgli's Wild AdventureThe Jungle Book: Mowgli's RunDisney Classic Games Collection
Music:More 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

Original: MowgliBalooBagheeraKing LouieShere KhanKaaColonel HathiWinifredHathi, Jr.Buzzie, Flaps, Ziggy, and DizzyAkelaRamaShantiRakshaWolf PupsSeeonee PackJungle 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

JungleAncient RuinsMan VillageIndiaAsia
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"

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