Animal Kingdom

Themed entirely around animal conservation

‘Dr. Mark’ Reveals Which Disney Animal Volunteers for Medical Exams

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If you’re not already following Dr. Mark Penning (the Vice President of Disney’s Animals, Science, and Environment department in the Animal Kingdom with Walt Disney World Resort), then you have been missing out on some fun, educational, and adorable behind the scenes from within the Animal Kingdom! Dr. Mark, known for his Instagram account “Dr. Mark at Disney”, recently spoke ...

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Disney FINALLY Reveals Expedition Everest Reopening Date!


Big news coming out of Walt Disney World Resort! After Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain at Disney’s Animal Kingdom was seemingly closed indefinitely, Disney has revealed its reopening date! Credit: Disney The popular roller coaster attraction, Expedition Everest looms over the Asia portion of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Typically, as Guests approach Asia screams can be heard from ...

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Celebrate Earth Day With New Cupcakes & Cocktails at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is the ultimate Earth Day destination- In addition to the park’s focus on animals and nature, conservation is at the heart of everything encompassed within Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and the theme park even opened on Earth Day back in 1998! This Earth Day, April 22, 2022, Disney’s Animal Kingdom is adding some extra sweets and treats plus ...

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OpEd: The Only Disney World Ride Worth the 120-Minute Wait

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Lines, queues, wait times–whatever you want to call them. Only a few minutes on social media are needed to see the time lost waiting to enjoy favorite rides and attractions is one of the banes of a Disney Park Guest’s existence. This year has proven that Guests are even willing to pay $15 per person per attraction to gain access ...

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Disney Updates Expedition Everest Refurbishment Again, Here’s What We Know

It is always disappointing when a favorite attraction is under refurbishment during your Disney vacation, however regular refurbishments to perform routine maintenance work are necessary for rides to continue to operate safely and smoothly. One ride that has been under refurbishment for a couple of months now, Expedition Everest: Legend of the Forbidden Mountain at Disneys Animal Kingdom theme park, ...

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OpEd: Why Disney’s Animal Kingdom Needs Australia

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park may be the youngest of the four major theme parks comprising Walt Disney World Resort, but it presents some of the most revolutionary, standout features of all of them. Some have even gone so far as to say that it is not as “Disney-like” when compared with the other three, largely due to the fact that ...

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CONFIRMED: ‘Festival of the Lion King’ Favorites Are Coming Back

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The Celebration of the Festival of the Lion King has always been a Disney fan favorite in the Animal Kingdom Disney Park within Walt Disney World Resort, so fans were excited when the show returned to the Animal Kingdom after a break due to the pandemic. There was some disappointment since only some of the performers were involved, and the ...

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Updates Coming to KiteTails in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is an exciting place to be this summer with the newly updated, Finding Nemo: The Big Blue…and Beyond, a returning favorite Disney character meet and greet, and so much more! Among new additions to Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park in the coming months are some updates to the Disney KiteTails show. This morning, the Disney Parks Blog ...

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