Kala is one of the tritagonists from Disney's 1999 animated feature film, Tarzan. She is the gorilla who rai


sed Tarzan, the wife of Kerchak, and the aunt of Terk Her speaking and singing voices were provided by American actress and singer, Glenn Close.

Appearance and PersonalityEdit

Physical AppearanceEdit

Kala is an adult, female gorilla with brown fur and eyes. Her skin, visible on her toes, the soles of her feet, fingers, the palms of her hands, face, and belly, is light tan in coloration.


Kala was calm, gentle, kind and loving. She loved Tarzan like a son although she said that she knew Tarzan wouldn't replace her biological son who was killed by Sabor. Although she was usually a gentle person, Kala was capable of aggression when necessary and was also very brave, fighting against the deadly leopard Sabor in order to protect the baby Tarzan. Kala often disagreed with her mate Kerchak but despite this they did love each other and Kala was sad when Kerchak died.