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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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Two Baby Giraffes join Disney’s Animal Kingdom Herd

Cute alert! The Walt Disney World Resort recently welcomed two male calves to the giraffe herd at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Bolo and Bruehler are the 13th and 14th giraffes to be born at DAK since the park opened in 1998. … Continue reading

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Manatee’s Rehabilitation at Epcot Over, Released back into wild

Disney’s Animal Programs team helps take final measurements and readings as they prepare to release a manatee into his natural habitat at Blue Springs State Park in Orange City, FL. A manatee, named “Bock,” was released Tuesday February 24th 2009 … Continue reading

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Lioness Under Glass – 10 Years Of Caring: Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Question: how do you clip the toe nails of a 265 pound Lioness? Answer: Very carefully. As part of the build up to their 10th Anniversary, Disney’s Animal Kingdom has provided The Disney Blog up close access to their animal … Continue reading

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Two new animal babies welcomed to Walt Disney World

The animal care team at Walt Disney World Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park is celebrating the arrival of two new bundles of joy over the last few days. A female baby giraffe named Makena and a male baby zebra named … Continue reading

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