Tag Archives: Animal Kingdom

Guests Get Majorly Different Experience on Expedition Everest

Disney Animal Kingdom Yeti

The Expedition Everest Yeti is infamous for its “disco” moves and ill-fated animatronic. The Himalayan roller coaster at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is full of amazing Imagineering and cultural details, from its artifact-filled queue area to its Mount Everest facade. The ride has inspired many Disney Park traditions, including the famous hair-tie toss, but on a recent visit to the Walt ...

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Animal Kingdom Unveils Adorable New Version of ‘Lion King’ Character

disney animal kingdom monkeys

According to the Disney Parks Blog, Rafiki the mandrill has a tiny new relative! A new mandrill — which is the species of monkey that The Lion King character Rafiki belongs to — has just been born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park in Walt Disney World Resort! The tiny baby mandrill might be small and only weigh about three pounds so ...

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Animal Kingdom Announces Birth of Two Endangered Babies From Rare Species

cotton top tamarin monkeys with the animal kingdom tree of life

When Walt Disney World Resort visitors prepare for their Florida vacations, they usually have roller coasters and Character Meet and Greets on their minds — but any Animal Kingdom enthusiast also knows that there are many beautiful (and often, sadly, endangered) species to be seen in the Disney Parks! If you’re a frequent Animal Kingdom visitor who gravitates towards this ...

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Guest Stung by Bee on Tongue While Riding Disney Attraction

Disney guest stung bee

The last thing you would expect while screaming on a theme park thrill ride is getting stung by a bee on your tongue. Nevertheless, this was the experience for one Disney Guest while riding a popular attraction at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. The shocking moment was caught on camera by the ride’s Photopass system. A close ...

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Disney Guests Horrified as Parents Encourage Shocking Scene in Animal Kingdom

Disney 50th Anniversary Bambi Statue Shocked

While Hidden Mickeys make for a fun scavenger hunt, the gilded 50th Anniversary character statues throughout Walt Disney World are ideal photo ops. To celebrate 50 years of the Most Magical Place on Earth, the Walt Disney World Resort got an “EARidescent” upgrade with 50 golden statues honoring classic Disney characters. Mickey and Minnie, Donald and Daisy, Stitch and Abu ...

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The Top 5 (Lesser-Known) Corners to Escape Disney Crowds

Minnie Quiet

Disney World enthusiasts are in a theme Park league of their own. With meticulous planning, sneaky shortcuts, and Olympian-level Lightning-Lane execution, it would be safe to bet Disney fans aren’t pressed for downtime. Even the more laid-back restaurant and shopping center, Disney Springs, is prime for action-packed activities around the world’s largest Disney store. But with winding Mine Train queues, ...

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It’s Tough to Be a…kid: TikToker Captures Hilarious Reaction to Popular Disney Attraction

It's Tough to be a Bug

Innocently tucked beneath the Tree of Life in Disney’s Animal Kingdom is an unassuming attraction. With air conditioning, ample shade, and intricate animal carvings along the queue, Guests are drawn to it like ants to a picnic.  While a shaded, seated show sounds ideal for a scorching day at Animal Kingdom, kids’ reactions to the 3-D and 4-D experience: ​​It’s ...

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The Most Overrated Character Dining Experience at Disney (and 3 Better Options) 

Character DIning Crystal palace

Families flock to Disney Parks for the thrilling theme Park rides, themed resorts, and stellar service, but most kiddos have their hearts set on one goal: character sightings. Disney characters make the Walt Disney World Resort experience magical, and some Disney fanatics would argue a trip is complete with character dining. What’s better than sharing some flapjacks with Goofy or ...

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Could Hurricane Season be the Best Time to Go to Disney World?

Rainy Airplane

Call us crazy, but there might be some benefits to heading to the eye of this summer’s Central Florida storms. With hurricane season kicking off on June 1 and stretching to November 30, it’s almost impossible to avoid severe storms at “The Most Magical Place on Earth” during your upcoming Disney World vacation. With school out of session, a lighter ...

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