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Lion Guard Adventure Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in February

A new adventure for young guests is coming to Disney's Animal Kingdom in February. The Lion Guard Adventure is based on the new Disney Channel series The Lion Guard which premiered earlier this month.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Hyenas to the Kilimanjaro Safaris Savanna

Guests visiting Kilimanjaro Safaris at Disney's Animal Kingdom can now spot two hyenas on the savanna. The animals were recently introduced to the savanna and are currently on display for brief periods of time while they adjust to their new habitat.

Disney Releases New Image of the Na’vi River Journey Attraction from PANDORA: The World of AVATAR

As construction continues on Pandora: The World of AVATAR at Disney's Animal Kingdom, Disney recently released a new artist rendering of the family-friendly attraction Na'vi River Journey. This is just one of the attractions planned for the new land based on the Oscar-winning film AVATAR.

Disney Offers a Sneak Peek of Avatar-Inspired Land During D23 Expo

As construction continues on the Avatar-themed land at Disney's Animal Kingdom, Disney Imagineering gave D23 Expo attendees a sneak peek at the new area that is scheduled to open in 2017.

More Details Released for Avatar Land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

As constructions continues at Avatar Land in Disney's Animal Kingdom we're learning more about what will be included in the new themed area including new attractions, bio-luminescent plants, and even the blue Na'vi from the film.

Kiama the Baby Rhino Makes Her Debut at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Earlier this year a baby white rhino was born at Disney's Animal Kingdom and Disney fans took to the Internet to vote on a name for the new addition. The baby rhino was named Kiama and she recently made her debut with mom Kendi on the Kilimanjaro Safaris attraction.

Get a Behind-the-Scenes Glimpse of the Animal Kingdom Through the Backstage Tales

If you've ever wondered what happens backstage at Disney's Animal Kingdom you can find out thanks to the Backstage Tales tour. This tour gives guests the chance to see how Disney studies, cares for, and helps educate guests about the animals who call the theme park home.

Harambe Marketplace Opening Later this Month at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom is getting ready to celebrate the opening of the all-new Harambe Marketplace later this month. The new marketplace will feature merchandise shops and new food choices from four walk-up windows.

Disney Conservation Fund Protects the Planet and Connects Families with Nature

The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund was established in 1995 on Earth Day with a mission to protect the planet and connect kids with nature. The Fund also supports nonprofits that work to conserve wildlife and has provided $27 million in guest dollars and corporate support over the years.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Celebrating Earth Month

April is Earth Month and April 17 is Earth Day, and Disney's Animal Kingdom is celebrating with sand sculptures, special merchandise events, and more. The theme park kicked off the month with the unveiling of a giant sand sculpture that celebrates the upcoming release of Disneynature's Monkey Kingdom.

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The Best Quick Breakfasts In 2018 At Walt Disney World Parks

I'm a breakfast girl, so if I have the chance I'm heading to a table service restaurant for a relaxing morning before hitting the Parks. But - when I've got places to be (can you say FastPass?) then a fast bite at one of Walt Disney World's quick service restaurants in the Park is the way I go. Check out where you can find The Best Quick Breakfasts In 2018 At Walt Disney World Parks.

New Stage Show To Replace Animal Kingdom’s Flights of Wonder

Updated! Flights of Wonder at Disney's Animal Kingdom has long taken guests on a journey into the avian world. It introduces guests to some of majestic bird species, while telling the heartbreaking story of how environmental concerns have brought some of them to the brink of extinction. But for 2018 Disney announced something that has been swirling around the rumor mill for ages; an all new stage show just in time for the Park's 20th anniversary. UP! A Great Bird Adventure is sure to be a spectacular celebration of our feathered friends.

Talking About Tigers At Disney’s Animal Kingdom

On of the most unique features of Disney's Animal Kingdom is the fact that the animals on display are real. This exceptional theme park not only provides thrill seeking fun, but has a deeper purpose through the Disney Conservation Fund to preserve Walt Disney's legacy of love for the natural world and its resources. Disney's Animal Kingdom takes guest on a worldwide journey, placing them in stunning regional terrains right along side incredible wildlife where they are encouraged to share commitment to wildlife, people and the planet we all rely on.

Top Five Snacks at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Plus a Few of Our Favorite Drinks

Disney's Animal Kingdom is one of our favorite parks for food, second only perhaps to Epcot. While you can eat and drink your way around the World (Showcase) at Epcot, the flavors you'll encounter at the Animal Kingdom range from simple to exotic, but always delicious.

And, with the opening of Pandora - The World of Avatar on May 27, we can add "out of this world" to the list of flavor profiles.

Caring For Giants Tour at Disney's Animal Kingdom

This Spring at Disney's Animal Kingdom, guests will get the chance to go backstage for a guided tour into the world of the Disney African Elephants. Animal Kingdom is home to North America's largest herd of African Elephants, and sine 1998 the scientists and dedicated animal experts working for Disney have been passionately committed to the conservation of this vulnerable species.

Souvenir Sensation: Lucky Bamboo

Mombasa Marketplace in Harambe Village at Disney's Animal Kingdom offers a plethora of delightful souvenirs. Here guests can find everything from plushies to dishes, and dumbecks to jewelry, whatever lovely African inspired things tickle their fancy. Amongst the treasures, guest can also make a purchase that allows them to go home with something to help the Disney Park's mission grow.

Start Your Day of Adventure At Creature Comforts In Disney's Animal Kingdom

I'm one of those girls that needs her morning coffee, and when I'm headed out for a day at a Disney Park, the first thing I do is figure out where the Starbucks is. At Disney's Animal Kingdom, you can be sure that I'll be making my way to Creature Comforts... because that's exactly what I need.

Fun Facts About Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The 500-acre Animal Kingdom is Walt Disney World's newest and largest Theme Park, it opened on Earth Day in April 1998 and has been entertaining guests ever since. The unique Park concept centers around edutainment about our planet, and the creatures that walk it. Not just a theme park Disney's Animal Kingdom puts focus on scientific research and conservation. The research scientists and animal keepers have made ground-breaking discoveries and substantial contributions to animal welfare and repopulation.

The Top 5 Things to Love about Disney’s Animal Kingdom

It took me a few years and several visits to really fall in love with Disney's Animal Kingdom. After my initial assessment that it was "too hot" and "too much walking" I took some time on my last couple of visits to really look closely at this amazing theme park. And I'm hooked.

Top 5 Things You Don’t Want to Miss at Walt Disney World this Spring and Summer

Spring is most definitely in the air at the Walt Disney World Resort! The 2016 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is in full bloom and the spring break crowds will be descending upon Orlando very, very soon. And if you're planning a visit this spring or summer we have a list of the top 5 things you don't want to miss.