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Disney Parks Blog to Live Stream the August 15th Sunrise from Animal Kingdom


The Disney Parks Blog has made plans to live stream the sunrise at Disney’s Animal Kingdom this Wednesday, August 15th as part of their #DisneyParksLIVE series! Back in June, as the Disney Parks Blog shared the sunrise at Epcot, they asked viewers which Walt Disney World theme park they’d like to see the sunrise from, […]


New Baby Mandrill Born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom


Yesterday, a baby mandrill was born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom to mom Scarlett and dad Winston! The three can be already be seen by guests aboard the Kilimanjaro Safari. Mandrills are the largest species of monkey and are normally found in African rainforests near the equator. The gender and exact birth weight of the new […]


Rivers of Light Dessert Party Set to Begin August 6, Reservations Now Open


Disney’s Animal Kingdom is adding a new Rivers of Light Dessert Party to their evening offerings. Guests can add a sweet ending to their day by with an array of Disney’s Animal Kingdom-themed, house-made desserts, snacks, and specialty alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages before enjoying a VIP view of Rivers of Light. Check-in for the party […]


New Dining Options at Animal Kingdom, Including Family-Style Experience at Pizzafari


Beginning July 31st, Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be debuting a new Family-Style Dining Experience at Pizzafari! This is one of many new menu changes happening recently at the park. Guests can still choose the classic quick-service at Pizzafari or enjoy a more relaxed dinner with the new option. After checking in at the podium, guests […]


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 […]