Tag Archives: Animal Kingdom Lodge

Dancing Ostrich Is Living Its Best Life at Disney World

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If you’ve seen Disney’s 1940 animated film Fantasia, then you may remember the dancing ostriches. The ostriches, in matching bows and ballet slippers, dance to the ‘Morning’ sequence from Dance of the Hours. They are not the only dancing animals in the iconic Disney film. Viewers may be even more familiar with the dancing alligator who effortlessly lifted a hippopotamus. Fantasia changed ...

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We Bet You’ve Never Seen This Giant Hidden Mickey Before

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Are you really a Walt Disney World fan if you haven’t spotted at least one Hidden Mickey?  Guests can spot Hidden Mickeys all around the Disney Parks. Mickey Mouse has such a recognizable shape that he has become the ideal character for Disney Imagineers to disguise around the Walt Disney World Resort. Mickey head shapes can be found in theme ...

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The Top 6 Free Activities for Your Disney World Vacation

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Whether you have school-age kiddos with classmates who just rode Expedition Everest on their first Disney trip, a partner who’s clocked 47 Haunted Mansion rides, or want to see what all the Disney magic is for yourself, planning a Disney World vacation can come with some financial pressure. “The Most Magical Place on Earth” is considered by some to be ...

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Experts Prepare Animals For Changes to Disney World Park


Apparently, Walt Disney World Resort Guests are not the only ones who are inconvenienced and affected by the changes being made to Disney Parks like EPCOT, Hollywood Studios, the Magic Kingdom, and the Animal Kingdom! In an interview with Cinemablend, Dr. Scott Terrell (who happens to be the Director of Animal and Science Operations for The Walt Disney Company) revealed ...

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Animal Kingdom Lodge Welcomes Endangered Baby Okapi

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According to the Disney Parks Blog, there is an exciting new member of the Animal Kingdom Lodge family — and this one is a “ghost of the forest”! The Animal Kingdom Lodge is a popular Walt Disney World Resort in Florida that is, of course, perfect for fans of the Animal Kingdom Park and Disney’s Kilimanjaro Safaris. African wildlife like ...

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CMs are the MVPs during Hurricane Ian per Disney Guests

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As Hurricane Ian sweeps through Florida, some Disney Guests are expressing their appreciation for the Cast Members keeping the Resort running. Most Disney fans would agree that Cast Members are the heart and soul of the Disney experience at the Walt Disney World Resort in Central Florida. Be it the Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, or Disney’s Animal Kingdom, ...

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Guests Highlight ‘Epic Failure’ at Walt Disney World

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Recently, some Guests were left stranded at Walt Disney World during extreme weather and were, understandably, unhappy about the ordeal. The Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort are known to be some of the best Disney vacation spots. But, there have been a fair few issues at the Disney Parks recently, be that because of Guests behaving in less ...

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Animal Kingdom Lodge Welcomes Baby Pig

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The population of the Animal Kingdom Lodge at Walt Disney World Resort continues to grow, and the newest addition to the Animal Kingdom Lodge is particularly adorable! Dr. Mark Penning, the Vice President, of Disney’s Animals, Science & Environment department, recently shared photos of a baby red river hog that has been born. “I am thrilled to introduce the newest ...

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Eight Great Swims to Take at Walt Disney World Resort

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When people make the decision to stay at a Walt Disney World Resort, it could be for any number of reasons. From the specific theming at a particular accommodation to the many perks and amenities they provide. Sometimes cost plays a prominent role as the deciding factor. And while Disney delivers on a diverse lineup of Resort options, one commonality ...

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Cook Soulfully with This Tanzanian Collard Green Recipe from Sanaa


If you’re a Disney Guest who is feeling inspired after visiting Walt Disney World Resort or Disneyland Resort during this month’s Celebrate Soulfully event — or you’re a Disney fan who can’t visit a Disney Park at the moment, but wants to experience some soulful flavors at home — then you’re in luck! The Disney Parks Blog has just shared ...

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