Tag Archives: DAK

Disney Reveals Merchandise for 20th Anniversary Celebration of Animal Kingdom


Disney’s Animal Kingdom is celebrating its 20th anniversary at Walt Disney World Resort later this month, but guests can already purchase some of the merchandise that has been created especially for this milestone. The collection of merchandise was inspired by the theme park’s iconic Tree of Life. Guests can look for hidden surprises in the […]


Baby Hippo Born Last Month at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is a Boy and His Name is Augustus!


Last month, for the first time in thirteen years, a baby hippo was born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and the Disney Parks Blog has announced that it’s a boy and his name is Augustus! Take a peek at the video below to see how this cutie is growing and thriving in his habitat – he […]


José and Panchito to Join Discovery Island Carnivale Beginning Feb. 4


José and Panchito from “The Three Caballeros” are going to join the fun of the Discovery Island Carnivale at Disney’s Animal Kingdom beginning Sunday, February 4. Discovery Island Carnivale takes place each night on Discovery Island and “celebrates the beauty and harmony of all living things in the form of an exuberant dance party that […]


FIRST LOOK: Guests Can Now View Sumatran Tiger Cubs at Disney’s Animal Kingdom


Jeda and Anala, the two lovable baby Sumatran tiger cubs that were born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort back in August, made their television debut on Good Morning America this morning! Beginning today, guests can see the two playful cubs in their habitat on the Maharajah Jungle Trek! Erin Heavey, an Animal Care Specialist at Animal […]


Names Announced for Endangered Sumatran Tigers Born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in August


The two Sumatran tiger cubs that were born back in August at Disney’s Animal Kingdom now have names! The Disney Parks Blog has shared that Jeda (above left) is the male cub’s name and Anala is the name of the female cub. The cubs are said to be bonding well with their mother, Sohni, and […]


Creators of ‘Lion King’ Surprise Guests At ‘Festival of the Lion King’ at Disney’s Animal Kingdom


Voice Actor Ernie Sabella (Pumbba), Producer Don Hahn, and Co-Director Ron Minkoff surprised guests this past weekend at Disney’s Animal Kingdom during a performance of the “Festival of the Lion King” in celebration of the re-release of the original 1994 film. Sabella was brought out before the show began to give guests a warm “Hakuna […]


Critically Endangered Sumatran Tiger Gives Birth to Two Cubs at Disney’s Animal Kingdom


Last month, we shared with you that Sohni, the female Sumatran tiger at Disney’s Animal Kingdom was expected to give birth sometime this month. We’re happy to share today that Sohni has given birth to two tiger cubs for the first time in the history of the park! According to the Disney Parks Blog, Sohni […]


Disney Parks Blog to Live Stream ‘Rivers of Light’ on August 22


UPDATE 8/23/17: In case you missed the live stream last night, you can watch the replay below! The Disney Parks Blog has just announced that they will have a special #DisneyParksLIVE stream of “Rivers of Light” on Tuesday, August 22. If you haven’t seen this gorgeous nighttime show at Disney’s Animal Kingdom yet, you’re in […]


The New Satu’li Sampler Platter Serves Four and Allows 48 Possible Combinations


If a visit to Disney’s Animal Kingdom is in your future, you might be happy to know that there’s a brand new way for your family to sample all of the fantastic variations of the Satu’li Create-Your-Own Bowl at Satu’li Canteen in Pandora – The World of AVATAR. It’s called the Satu’li Sampler Platter and […]


Craving Pongu Lumpia from Pandora – The World of AVATAR? Try This Recipe!


Most of us are familiar with spring rolls and egg rolls. They are typically found as an appetizer at many Asian restaurants. They are traditionally a blend of savory vegetables and chopped meat rolled in a wonton wrapper. The Culinary Team at Disney created a deliciously sweet version of these tasty, fried treats that are […]