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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Update – Avatar-land and more

Although there’s a lot of buzz about the Star Wars and Toy Story land additions coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, it’s really Walt Disney World’s 4th gate, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, that’s about to be transformed by two major additions. We previously posted our February look… Read More »Disney’s Animal Kingdom Update – Avatar-land and more

Mowgli actor Neel Sethi from The Jungle Book meets Mickey Mouse

Let’s all welcome actor Neel Sethi, who plays Mowgli in Disney’s 3D live-animation film “The Jungle Book,” to the Disney family. He’ll soon be on the big screen with photo-realistic animals, but while at Disney’s Animal Kingdom last week, he posed with Mickey Mouse. Disney’s… Read More »Mowgli actor Neel Sethi from The Jungle Book meets Mickey Mouse

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Construction Update – Part 3

This week we checked in our construction at the new Avatar – Worlds of Pandora land, and the Rivers of Light water spectacular. Today our tour through Disney’s Animal Kingdom continues with a look at some of the other changes coming to Disney’s most beautiful… Read More »Disney’s Animal Kingdom Construction Update – Part 3

Wake up with the Tree of Life at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

I cannot think of a better way to start the day than to watch the sun rise from inside Disney’s Animal Kingdom. If you’re stayign concierge at the Animal Kingdom Lodge, you a sunrise tour of Kilimanjaro Safari. One of the most amazing experiences in… Read More »Wake up with the Tree of Life at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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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