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He just kept yelling about the night howlers!
―Manchas talking about Mr. Otterton

Renato[1]Manchas is a male black jaguar and a minor character in Zootopia. He lives in a house in the Rainforest District and works for Tundratown Limo Service.

Official Bio

"A highly regarded chauffeur who works for the biggest—and shadiest—limo company in town."
―Official Bio

Physical Appearance

Manchas is a large, muscular jaguar with spotted black fur that covers his entire body. He has big green eyes, though the right one is scarred at the time of the film. He normally wears gray pants and a white tank top.

He is shown to be extremely strong and agile, as seen in his chase scene with Judy Hopps and Nick Wilde, performing incredible feats of strength and almost killing Nick through an intense jump while under the influence of Night howler sickness.

Role in the Film

Mr. Big orders Manchas to pick up Emmitt Otterton, who wants to meet with his client, Mr. Big, in person about an urgent matter.

A badly beaten Manchas cowering with fear at the sight of the now savage Emmitt Otterton

At 8:15 PM that night, while driving Otterton to his destination in Tundratown from The Mystic Spring Oasis, Manchas overhears a commotion in the back seat; before he can investigate further, he is suddenly and viciously attacked by Otterton, who had just become savage. The jaguar manages to escape alive, though his right eye is badly maimed in the process. Manchas then heads to Tundratown and informs Mr. Big about the incident before returning to his home, traumatized by what had happened.

Manchas goes savage and chases Judy and Nick

Ten days later, Judy Hopps and Nick Wilde attempt to interview him about Otterton. After Manchas mentions that Otterton had spoken of "Night howlers" before he turned savage, Nick tricks him into believing that the two are there to talk to him about them. Manchas agrees to give them information and unlocks the door, but before he can undergo further questioning, he suddenly loses his sanity and becomes savage, apparently falling victim to the same affliction that claimed Otterton. The now feral Manchas attacks Judy and Nick, chasing them out of his home and relentlessly stalking them through the wet jungle.

During the chase, Manchas corners the pair on a ledge and nearly kills Nick, but Judy manages to handcuff the jaguar's leg to a pole and call for backup before they escape. However, when Chief Bogo arrives with the police, Manchas has mysteriously vanished.

Savage Manchas imprisoned at Cliffside Asylum

Judy and Nick later discover that Manchas has been taken to Cliffside Asylum by wolves, where he, Otterton, and the other missing predators, who have also gone savage, are being held captive by Mayor Lionheart in an attempt to hide them from the public. After the police raid the asylum and arrest Lionheart for his not-quite-legal activities, Manchas and the other savage predators are muzzled and transferred to another hospital, the cause of their strange behavior still a mystery.

A flashback showing Manchas shot by Doug Ramses

It is later revealed that Manchas, Otterton and all the other missing predators had been turned savage by a ram named Doug, who secretly darted them all with a psychotropic serum made from Night howler flowers, completely unnoticed.

Manchas and the other savage predators are eventually cured when an antidote for the Night howlers is created.

See Also


  • "Manchas" means "blots" or "smudges" in Spanish, most likely used the latter as Renato's last name for the fact that jaguars have faint black spots. If viewed closely, there is a black spot on Manchas' neck in his concept art that is in the shape of a sideways Mickey mouse ears.
    • Despite this, and despite the fact that his voice actor, Jesse Corti, a Venezuelan-American, did his own Spanish dubbing of Lefou in another Disney film, Beauty and the Beast, Corti did not do his own Spanish dubbing as Manchas.
  • Manchas was modeled after Bagheera from The Jungle Book.
  • Manchas' chase with Judy and Nick is very similar to the Sabor chase in Disney's Tarzan.
  • According to The Essential Guide, Manchas likes wet, rainy climates, comfy clothes and Cat Fancy magazine.


Zootopia Wiki has a collection of images and media related to Renato Manchas which can be found at
Renato Manchas/Gallery.


  1. Rich Moore via Twitter, March 20th, 2016

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