Animal Friends are characters in the Super Mario series. They first appeared in Donkey Kong Country. They are also called The Good Guys, Animal Buddies, and First Class Friends. They let the Kong family ride them. They also help them. They can defeat enemies and unlock secrets. Jungle Buddies are similar to them. They are Rambi, Expresso, Enguarde, Winky, Squawcks, Rattly, Squitter, Glimmer, Clapper, Ellie, Parry, Lightfish, Hoofer, Flurl, and Orco.