Baloo - Baloo is one of the wisest animals in the jungle, as he had teached all the animals in the jungle he "laws of the jungle". Baloo is one of Mowgli's mentors also.
Bagheera - Bagheera is one of the most ferocious animals amoung the jungle people. He killed a bull so Mowgli was able to become one of the jungle people. He too is one of Mowgli's mentors.
Kaa - Kaa is giagantic thirty-foot python who is always hungry and looking for food to eat.
Akela - Akela is an old wolf nearing his days who is also the leader of the Seeonee wolf pack. Akela always passed on wise words to young Mowgli
Shere Khan - Shere Khan is a major villian in the story his main goal is to kill Mowgli no matter how long it takes.
Mowgli - Mowgli was a stray human baby wondering through the jungle. He luckily wondered into a cave of gentle kind wolves. This was lucky for him as Shere Khan was chasing him and wanting to devour him. Mowgli was taken in as a man-cub and raised by the wolves and jungle people. The man-cub was given the name of Mowgli the frog.
Bandar-logs - The Bandar-logs were the monkey people they were always causing mischief and were quite unintelligent animals.