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Eee!

— Sammy when he is stopped from swiping.

Sami the Hyena is the 'Swiper' of Tanzania who only appears in Dora's World Adventure.

Physical Appearance[]

He wears a blue mask and blue gloves just like Swiper.

Trivia[]

  • His name is spelt as "Sammy" in the closed-captions, but in the book based on the episode, his name is spelt as "Sami".
  • Sammy's way of saying "Oh, man!" ("Eee!") means "Oh man!" in Swahili.
  • He's the least anthropomorphic of Swiper's foreign counterparts, as he walks on four legs and can even be seen sitting with a bone next to him during the "We Did It" song segment. The phrase that he utters when he’s stopped isn't even a spoken word, as it's literally a hyena-like cry.
  • He never appeared on either Go, Diego, Go! or Dora and Friends: Into the City!.
  • Theoretically, Sammy's way of saying "You're too late! You'll never find [[it/them]/[your/the/that/those] (items)] now!" would be: "Ulikuja kuchelewa! Hutapata kamwe [[ni/wao]/[yako/ya/hiyo/zile] (items' name in Swahili)] sasa!".
  • He has Kleptomania.

Gallery[]

Major characters
Main Márquez family
Dora | Diego | Alicia | Mami | Papi | Abuela | Guillermo | Isabella | Daisy | Diego's mother | Diego's father | Perrito | Pinto | Lucky
Object helpers
Backpack | Map | Rescue Pack | Click | Bud | Mapa | Alicia's Rescue Rope
City friends
Pablo | Alana | Emma | Kate | Naiya | Sammy | Randy
Antagonists
Swiper | Grumpy Old Troll | El Mago | Magician | Tranimal | Bobo Brothers | Honking Edmontosauruses | Alejandro | Powell, Viper, and Christina X | Fifi | Sami | Fomkah | Ying Ying
Forest friends
Boots | Benny | Tico | Isa | Big Red Chicken | Señor Tucán | Fiesta Trio | Baby Jaguar | Baby Blue Bird | Val the Octopus | Chocolate Tree | Linda | Unicornio | Pirate Pig | Pirate Piggies | Pirate Parrot | Sammy
Glowy Star | Noisy Star | Tool Star | Magico Star | Woo-Hoo Star | Rocket Star | Saltador Star | Sliparooni Star | Supra, Ultra, and Mega Star | Artista Star | Helada Star | Disco Star | Gusty Star | Comfy Star | Silly Star | Explorer Job Stars (Policia Star | Baseball Star | Baker Star | Movie Star | Navy Star | Cowgirl Star) | Hero Star | Switchy Star | Fairy Star | Spy Star
Other friends
Azul | Roberto | Little Star | Scarecrow | Sabrina | Allie | Mariana | Paj | King's Mommy | King Juan el Bobo | Perrito's Twin | Amelie | Nelly | Pepe | Yuki | Camilla | Luis | Kicho | Mei | Enrique | Juma | Burgin | Yang | Shanti
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