What type of animal was the main villain Shere Khan in “The Jungle Book”?
Indian rock python
Before it was a Disney movie, author Rudyard Kipling brought “The Jungle Book” animals to life in his 1894 collection of short stories. The menacing Shere Khan ruthlessly hunts the protagonist Mowgli from infancy after he escapes the tiger’s attack. Mowgli is adopted by the wolf mother Raksha and wolf father Rama, who protect him and raise him as one of their cubs.
Answer: The correct answer is the Bengal tiger.