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Mother’s Day comes early to Animal Kingdom

Just in time for Mother’s Day, a 13-year-old white rhino named Kendi is a proud mom after giving birth to her fourth calf Friday, May 4 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The yet unnamed newborn male represents the third generation of … Continue reading

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Sixth Baby Elephant Brings Cuteness and Joy to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Once again Disney’s Animal Kingdom has wowed us with cuteness and impressed us with the power of conservation. A new 311 pound baby elephant joined the park’s African elephant herd on Wednesday. Disney’s team of animal care professionals play an … Continue reading

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Disney’s Animal Care Chief elected VP at AZA

Dr. Jackie Ogden is the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Vice President of Animals, Science and Environment. That means she’s in charge of all animation programs across the Disney parks and resorts. As such she plays an important role in … Continue reading

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Baby Elephant added to herd at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The elephant herd at Disney’s Animal Kingdom just expanded – by about 288 pounds. That amount represents the weight of the newborn female calf born late last night. Twenty-two-year-old Donna gave birth to the herd’s fifth offspring after gaining more … Continue reading

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Sea Turtle returns to wild thanks to Disney’s Animal Program

With the arrival of spring and rising temperatures, Disney’s Animal Programs returned an endangered green sea turtle to its natural habitat this morning near the Canaveral National Seashore after a successful two-month rehabilitation at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The healthy, 10-pound … Continue reading

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