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New animals emerge from roots of Tree of Life at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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The central focus on Discovery Island has always been the Tree of Life with it’s 500+ animals sculpted into its trunk and limbs. If you wanted to see some of those sculptures up close you had to either walk the trails around the back of the tree or explore the queue of “Tough to be a Bug” (definitely recommended). But this weekend you have a new opportunity to see the circle of life rendered in new roots that have emerged from the Tree of Life.

From bugs to crocodiles, I counted 11 new animals. Did I miss any?

Below is another upclose look at most of them:

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