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Disney’s Animal Program Works to Aid Sea Turtles

If you were waltzing through Rafiki’s Planet watch over the winter holidays, you may have seen on of Disney’s animal rescue programs in action. Disney’s animal program helped to care for eight Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles that were suffering from … Continue reading

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Disney’s Animal Programs improves Elephant Population Control

Back in April I wrote about Disney’s Animal Programs important work on Elephant vasectomies as part of my coverage of the 10th Anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Disney has recently announced that the team from Disney’s Animal Programs will be … Continue reading

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Its First Ever Masai Giraffe Birth

In today’s moment of cuteness, Disney’s Animal Kingdom recently welcomed its first ever Masai giraffe calf. Masai and reticulated are the two subspecies of giraffe found on the savannas of Kilimanjaro Safaris. The Masai giraffe is native to the plains … Continue reading

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Rhino Art Created by Disney Animal Keeper Goes to Good Cause

Rhinoceroses have been hunted to the point of extinction for the value of their horn on the black market. One Disney Animal Keeper is turning that perceived value into a plus, and raising money by creating works of art that … Continue reading

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Baby Okapi born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

And now for today’s moment of cuteness. “Nafuna”, a 35-pound female baby Okapi, was recently born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Reported healthy after her first wellness exam, Nafuna, whose name means delivered feet first, was born on June 21st following … Continue reading

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