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New Avatar-land concept art and video from James Cameron and Joe Rohde

Early Saturday morning here in Orlando, but mid-day Japan time at the first D23 expo in that country, Disney revealed big news with the first concept art for the new AVATAR land coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in 2017. Today … Continue reading

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Avatar Revealed in New Concept Art and Model for Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney Parks Chair Tom Staggs was the first to reach out to Director James Cameron with the idea to bring the worlds of Avatar to life at Disney’s theme parks. At Japan’s D23 event, Staggs shared the most details yet … Continue reading

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Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund Celebrates 1000th Grant

A welcome update on the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) from Beth Stevens, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Corporate Citizenship, Environment and Conservation and former Disney’s Animal Kingdom Vice President. The DWCF has officially issued more than 1000 grants since it … Continue reading

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New T-shirts and More Arrive at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Of the four major theme parks at Walt Disney World, Disney’s Animal Kingdom usually has the most stable product assortment. The same T-shirts (“Is that you Tigger?” and cuddly stuff animals sell over and over again. That’s not to say … Continue reading

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Construction Update for Festival of The Lion King

Things are finally getting serious for the Avatarland expansion coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Last week Disney installed the portable offices for Imagineering and their contractors in a space over behind Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. But in order for construction … Continue reading

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