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
Rhinoceroses have been hunted to the point of extinction for the value of their horn on the black market. One Disney Animal Keeper is turning that perceived value into a plus, and raising money by creating works of art that represent the Rhino Horn. Chad… Read More »Rhino Art Created by Disney Animal Keeper Goes to Good Cause
The stork has brought another healthy baby white rhino to Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The park welcomed the female calf to the family last week on Sunday, Jan. 17. Kendi, an 11-year-old white rhino, gave birth to her third baby after the 16-month gestation period. The… Read More »Animal Kingdom Welcomes Endangered White Rhino to Growing Herd
Via the AmericaBlog we get the story that the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary have named the baby born in June after President Obama since, like the president, he shares Kenyan and American roots. As I wrote about in July, the baby Rhino also has Disney roots… Read More »Ugandan Baby Rhino with Disney Roots Named After President Obama
Update: The baby now has a name – Obama. You remember those two white rhinos sent to Uganda from Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Well now the first white rhino born in 27 years has come from one of those animals. Congratulations to Disney’s Animal Program and… Read More »Cute Alert: Baby White Rhino with Disney Roots
The NY Times has a terrific article about Mark Walton, the Disney Animator and general pop culture nerd, whose ‘scratch’ track for Rhino, the wheel bound Hamster from BOLT!, became the breakout character of the movie. A couple months ago, though, the co-directors asked Mr.… Read More »Destiny calls Disney Animator to Voice Talent Stardom in Bolt!
Next to his own most intimate self-concerns, man is most fascinated by creatures of the animal kingdom. — Walt Disney In 2006, two white rhinos, both born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, became the first-ever to repatriate from the United States to Africa. The two white… Read More »Repatriating White Rhinos – 10 Years of Caring: Disney’s Animal Kingdom