Rataxes is the main antagonist of Babar: The Movie. He is a ruthless rhino ruler that will stop at nothing to defeat Babar, the King of the Elephants and his kingdom. His rhino soldiers terrorized and burned Queen Celest's village down and kidnapped the adult elephants, including Celest's mother. Rataxes ans the soldiers were marching to Babar's kingdom to attack. Babar hatched a plan and gathered the citizens to help him defeat Rataxes and his minions. The citizens built a giant mammoth balloon to scare off Rataxes's minions. Rataxes now had to face the elephants himself, but before he could do that, he was scared by the mammoth balloon and ran away.