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Reservations open for Wild Africa Trek at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Visitors to Disney’s Animal Kingdom who want a closer look at the animals in the Pangani Forest and Kilimanjaro Safari areas of the park have a new option to enjoy. Alas it’s a pricey option with tour prices starting at … Continue reading

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Hurricanes and Walt Disney World

With Tropical Storm Bonnie passing close to southern Florida, although not currently targeting Central Florida, it’s time to check in on what you should do if Bonnie or any subsequent named storm should head a bit northward. First check the … 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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Animal Kingdom Welcomes Endangered White Rhino to Growing Herd

The stork has brought another healthy baby white rhino to Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The park welcomed the female calf to the family last week on Sunday, Jan. 17. Kendi, an 11-year-old white rhino, gave birth to her third baby after … Continue reading

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Gerenuk Calf to Herd

Continuing it’s world leading program of conservation and animal breeding, Disney’s Animal Kingdom recently welcomed its 28th gerenuk calf weighing in at eight pounds and approximately 1 ¾ feet tall, after a seven-month gestation. The female calf, named Squirt, was … Continue reading

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