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Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Lodge receives AZA Accreditation

We’ve written frequently about the animal care team at Walt Disney World and how they’re rock stars doing important work preserving threatened and endangered species through the species survival plan, veterinary care, conservation and educating the public about the animals under its care and everyone’s… Read More »Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Lodge receives AZA Accreditation

Okapi calf born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

The population of Okapi in the world has just increase by one. Staff at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge celebrated the arrival of a rare okapi on October 1, 2018. With around 20,000 okapi left in the wild any birth is move in the right direction… Read More »Okapi calf born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Cute alert! Baby joins family of Mandrills at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Monkey Rock, it’s about mid-point on the Kilimanjaro Safaris attraction and signals the transition from the African Savannah to Elephant Territory. Often times the trucks drive by without a sighting of the Mandrill family that occupies the enclosure and when you do see them, it’s… Read More »Cute alert! Baby joins family of Mandrills at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Cute Alert: Sumatran Tiger Cubs born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Part of the magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom is its membership in the Association of Zoos & Aquariums and their species survival programs for endangered animals. Take the Sumatran Tiger, there are only 500-600 oef these majestic animals left in the wild, which is why… Read More »Cute Alert: Sumatran Tiger Cubs born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

SeaWorld Response to Blackfish

SeaWorld Orlando took, perhaps, a bit longer than they should have, but they finally have issued what I consider a very effective response to the people and forces behind the film ‘Blackfish.’ I guess they couldn’t hold off any longer after CNN’s airing of the… Read More »SeaWorld Response to Blackfish