Disney: The Lion King - Rafiki Free Papercraft Download

Disney: The Lion King - Rafiki Free Papercraft Download

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Disney: The Lion King - Rafiki Free Papercraft DownloadThis is Rafiki, a mandrill who is a supporting character in Disney's 1994 animated feature film The Lion King, the paper model is created by Luis Paraqueimo. The size of finished modelis about 370 (H) x 246 (W) x 309 (D) mm.

Rafiki is extremely sagacious and wise. His way of exploiting his intelligence, however, is highly irregular; he prefers to teach his pupils by bombarding them with cryptic metaphors, and typically in a way that purposely annoys them. He takes great joy in this, and although unconventional, the methods of his teaching have proven to be effective time and time again. It should be noted that part of the reason Rafiki's teachings are rather eccentric is the fact that Rafiki, himself, is fairly eccentric. He is excitable, energetic in spite of his age, and tends to fall into fits of hysterical laughter when something amuses him. He also tends to speak in third person when speaking of himself.

Nevertheless, much as his reputation would conceive, Rafiki does have a tamer side. He takes his role as sage of the Pride Lands somberly, and will act diligently to ensure the balance of the "Circle of Life" remains intact. He is also deeply connected to the spiritual world, as he is seen communicating with Mufasa's spirit in The Lion King II: Simba's Pride. [Source: wikia]

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