When Mowgli borrow Baloo’s glasses to watch butterflies, he is unaware that he is being watched by Masha, the Bandar Log monkey. Baloo is helpless without his glasses, which makes Mowgli even more determined to get them back. Masha has discovered that by wearing the glasses she
Has a strange power over the other monkeys who now see her as ‘clever.’ This goes to her head and she declares herself ‘Queen Masha.’ Whilst snatching the glasses back from Masha, Mowgli is confronted by Shere Khan. Mowgli and Masha are rescued from Shere Khan jaws by the arrival of Baloo and Bagheera. A grateful and somewhat wider Masha gives the glasses back to Baloo.