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Rides and Shows at Animal Kingdom

AFRICA The biggest attraction in this area is The Kilimanjaro Safari. It is taken in a safari vehicle which drives you slowly through the jungle to see all the wild animals in their natural habit...
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Animal Kingdom - What's New

Animal Kingdom is one of the newest, comparatively, of the Disney theme parks within Walt Disney World and is about to undergo a massive change with a new Avatar based land. Construction of the new “Pandora: The World of Avatar” land ...
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Secrets of Expedition Everest, Animal Kingdom

You know, the way Disney is designed is pretty incredible, but some things are so subtle that you might even miss them. Take Expedition Everest at Animal Kingdom, for instance. I bet you have walked along the shores of Discovery River, with Everest i...
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New Baby Mandrill at Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom is one of my favourite parks, so it is always interesting to hear of the birth of new babies. In June of 2011, a new male baby mandrill was born to a first time mother, Kelley, after six and a half months of waiting. Mandri...
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New Baby White Rhino at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

There was cause for celebration at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in May, 2012, when Kendi, a 13 year old white rhino, gave birth to her fourth calf, after a 16 month pregnancy. The birth of a live rhino baby is a very significant event as the species very ...
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For the younger members of the family - Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom is the newest of all the Disney parks. Set around a large tree of life the park is small in comparison with other Disney parks. The park is aimed at the younger Children with lots of opportunities to look at animals and wildlife. There...
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Ride Guide – Kali River Rapids

Buckle in for a wet and wild river raft adventure down the Kali River Rapids! Based in the Asia area of Animal Kingdom, this fun river rafting ride is sure to entertain and perhaps even soak you! This is another ride within the Animal Kin...
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Animal Kingdom Part Two

After jungle trekking around Africa and Asia as described in Animal Kingdom Part One, if you still have the energy to visit more of the park then here are other areas you may wish to visit. Discovery Island At the centre of Di...
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Animal Kingdom Part One

If you like animals, are interested in conservation and yet also like the Disney thrill rides then Animal Kingdom is the ideal place to go. Originally opened in 1998 Disney’s fourth park now comprises of six different areas, Africa, Asia, Camp Minnie...
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Festival of the Lion King

The Festival of the Lion King, at Walt Disney World’s theme park Animal Kingdom, has to be one of the most colourful of all their live shows and audience participation is fully encouraged, especially with the children. It was inspired by Disney’s ani...
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Kilamanjaro Safari

This safari ride is a must for us every time we go to Animal Kingdom. It is usually necessary to get a Fastpass to avoid the long queues. If you are at the Park when it opens it is best to head straight for Kilimanjaro and get a Fastpass and ...
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Finding Nemo – The Musical

Finding Nemo – The Musical takes place in Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom theme park in the one thousand five hundred-seat theatre “Theater in the Wild”. This theatre was originally built for Tarzan Rocks. Having seen both of these productions I c...
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Asia - Animal Kingdom

You can move from Africa into Asia by crossing over the bridge and here you will find the mythical Kingdom of Anandapaur. The name means a place of delight and it has many old ruins as well as its own temple and a maharajahs palace. In Asia y...
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Discovery Island - Animal Kingdom

Discovery Island is the central part of Disney's Animal Kingdom rather like Magic Kingdom's Main Street. From the Discovery Island section, the other parts branch off, from left to right: Camp Minnie-Mickey, Africa, Rafiki's Planet Watch, Asia, and D...
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Animal Kingdom - Fun Facts

Disney’s Animal Kingdom was the fourth and so far last theme park to be opened. Mixing wild rides with wildlife this park doubles as a conservation area and a learning centre for children young and old – here are some fun facts. • Animal King...
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Dinoland - Animal Kingdom

We tend to go to Dinoland at cooler times of day because the girls love to play in the Boneyard and it does get very hot during the middle of the day. Whatever time of day you go be sure to take some water with you. If you head to the right, ...
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Rafiki's Planet Watch

Rafiki’s Planet Watch in Animal Kingdom was originally called the Conservation Station. It is made up of several areas that are focused on the environment, conservation and animal care. The only way to reach Rafiki's Planet Watch is to take t...
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Camp Minnie Mickey - Animal Kingdom

As you cross the wood-hewn bridge from Discovery Island to Camp Minnie-Mickey you will find yourself beside a brook with life-like images of Mickey, Goofy and Donald Duck at their favourite fishing hole. We have always been very lucky seeing ...
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Kilimanjaro Safari - Animal Kingdom

FastPass is almost always a must here. We often get our FastPasses when we are ready for breakfast or lunch and by the time you finish eating, it's time to ride the Safari. However we were told by one of the guides that the best time to ride is in th...
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Disney's Animal Kingdom ~ Animal Encounters

Animal Encounters : Habitat Habit! : Once you commence this trek, you are taking the first important steps to learning how humans and the way we live our lives can effect the delicate balance of nature, not only thr...
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