He was the son of the alpha lion, Zuba, and was constantly given lessons on hunting, though he displayed no interest in the activity.

Instead, he would dance around rather than pounce on the toy his father used to train him.

In Africa, Zuba the lion tries to teach his son Alakay how to fight, but the cub is more interested in dancing.

Rival male Makunga challenges Zuba for the title of alpha lion, and during their fight Alakay is captured by poachers.

Alex (born as Alakay) is the main protagonist of Madagascar, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa and Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted.

He is voiced by Ben Stiller as an adult and Quinn Dempsey Stiller as a cub.

Able to fly all across Madagascar from major towns like Toamasina and Toliary, to remote bush locations such as Bekodoka and Ampanihy.

We serve local church groups, missionaries, NGO’s, development and relief agencies, and government embassies/ministries who are working to change the lives of those living here.Using aircraft we are able to overcome the physical barriers that prevent people in Madagascar from having access to healthcare, safe drinking water and the Gospel, helping to bring physical and spiritual healing to the isolated people of this island.Alongside our flying activities we can also help with logistics services and vehicle maintenance, helping other organisations to serve as effectively as possible.It was directed by Eric Darnell and Tom Mc Grath, with a screenplay written by Etan Cohen, Darnell, and Mc Grath.The voice actors Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer, and Andy Richter return for the sequel, joined by Bernie Mac, Alec Baldwin, Sherri Shepherd, Elisa Gabrielli, and will.He also shows an infatuation with steak, though later remarks that sushi tastes better.