These pictures prove that the friendship between Simba and Timon can exist in the real life. Zinz, the lion cub, and Bob, the meerkat, became friends after the lion cub was rejected by its mother. Simba is a lion character and the protagonist of Disney’s most successful animated feature film, The Lion King. He is the son of Mufasa and Sarabi, nephew of Scar, mate of Nala and father of Kiara. His name is Swahili for lion. He has golden fur and when he grows into an adult, he has an auburn mane.