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
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It’s an exhibit that is sure to get its point across in the end. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is hosting a unique showcase of Rhino art from the Horns and Heroes Project, a non-profit organization started by Disney’s Animal, Science and Environment Cast Members. The… Read More »Limited Time Rhino Art at Animal Kingdom Lodge for a good cause
In the new animated Disney feature “Zootopia,” popstar Shakira plays Gazelle, a popstar who works to unite the animal residents of the metropolis in peace via dance and song. In real life Shakira is an activist for civil rights, providing schooling for impoverished children in… Read More »Celebrity Spotting: Shakira pals with Mickey Mouse
Jason Bateman is one of those actors who people used to say ‘what happenend to that guy,’ but as it turns out, he was there all along. Doing journeyman parts in a steady stream of TV shows and movies until his parts in Hancock and… Read More »Celebrity Spotting: Jason Bateman at Walt Disney World
Guests dining at the popular Boma buffet restaurant inside Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge had a little extra smoke with their Zebra Domes last night. A small fire in a storage room prompted the evacuation of the restaurant and surrounding areas of the hotel around 6:45… Read More »Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge evacuates guests due to minor fire
Sanaa at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Kidani Village is one of Walt Disney World Resorts hidden dining gems. We’ve been there a couple of times for dinner and enjoyed the Indian-African fusion cuisine thoroughly. When the opportunity came to grab a table for lunch we quickly made reservations.
Upon entering the restaurant we immediately saw one of the benefits of dining at lunch, you can see directly out to the savannah shared by Jambo House and Kidani Village. For much of the year, it’s dark out by the time dinner seatings start, so you don’t get to see the animals walk right by the restaurant while you’re dining. Giraffes, Cranes, Ostriches and more all passed by while we dined. That very much adds to the charm of Sanaa.
Speaking of charm, service was outstanding from the greeting through to the delivery of the check. My only quibble was with the pace of delivery. Our appetizers took a long time to come out and then our entree followed almost immediately. Due to the nature of Sanaa’s ‘little plates’ feel, I didn’t mind it too much, it was must more flavors to consider and they made up for it with an extra portion of appetizer.
To my eye the Okapi looks like a composite of a giraffe, horse, and zebra. Sort of a living mythological creature. But no matter what you call it, a baby animal is almost always cute. The latest baby to hit the trails at Walt Disney… Read More »Okapi Calf Hits the Savannah at Kidani Village