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The Sun Is Bright at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
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We’re starting out this final week of January by sharing a dose of Florida sunshine with all of you. This remarkable photo, snapped by photographer Courtney DiStasio, showcases the beauty of the Tree of Life, the park icon at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. As Disney Parks Blog author Dr. Mark Penning shared earlier this month, the […]

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New Images Released for Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
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Earlier today, Disney Parks Blog readers were among the first to learn that Pandora – The World of Avatar is set to open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in summer 2017. Now, we’re sharing a first look at what you can expect to see in the land. Satu’li Canteen will be the main restaurant in Pandora […]

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Wildlife Warrior Bindi Irwin visits Disney’s Animal Kingdom
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Actress and conservationist Bindi Irwin, along with her boyfriend, America wakeboarder Chandler Powell, recently visited Walt Disney World Resort. Bindi was kind enough to stop for a quick pic with “The Lion King’s” own Rafiki just outside the Tree of Life at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. These friends (Rafiki means “friend” in Swahili) had a lot […]

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Wildlife Wednesday: Pumpkins Delight Animals at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
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Back in 2011, we shared a video of our animals enjoying enrichment at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Because it was around the time of Halloween, many of our animals received pumpkins. As you can see in the video, it was delightful for both our animals and our guests! Enrichment, including toys, scents and special edible treats, […]

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Disney Doodle: Tinker Bell’s Friend Fawn Visits Disney’s Animal Kingdom
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This week’s Disney Doodle focuses on Fawn, one of Tinker Bell’s pals from the 2008 film “Tinker Bell.” Known for her love and respect for animals, artist Ashley Taylor thought it was only natural that if Fawn had the chance to visit a Disney park, she’d head straight for Disney’s Animal Kingdom to met all […]

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Meet Aulani’s ‘Ohana: Animal Programs at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa
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Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, is home to Rainbow Reef, a stunning saltwater lagoon with more than one thousand brightly-colored fish. As Oahu’s only private snorkeling lagoon, Rainbow Reef also serves as an educational playground, helping guests connect with Hawaii’s natural resources and learn more about the different species of Hawaiian reef fish found […]

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RECIPE: Snow Leopard Salvation From Nomad Lounge in Disney’s Animal Kingdom
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A true oasis for weary travelers, Nomad Lounge is a spot you won’t want to miss on your next visit. Delicious small bites—which aren’t small in flavor—and an extensive drink menu featuring beer, wine, cocktails and non-alcoholic specialty drinks will leave you refreshed and ready to explore the rest of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Carnivores will […]

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Today in Disney History: Expedition Everest Marks 10 Years of Adventure at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
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Exactly 10 years ago today, Expedition Everest – Legend of The Forbidden Mountain opened its doors to offer a wild race through adventure for park guests. Arguably one of the most visually stunning attractions at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, a guest’s journey to Mount Everest really begins the moment they enter the queue, which offers a […]

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‘Jambo!’ From Africa at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
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Who’s ready for a day of fun at Disney’s Animal Kingdom? The Africa section of the park offers some must-do experiences for many guests, including “Festival of the Lion King” show and Kilimanjaro Safaris. At night, the area comes alive with the new Harambe Wildlife Parti – and don’t forget you can experience the savanna […]

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