news briefs 9/5

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and The Nutcracker—Plus More in News Briefs

By Karina Schink

So, what’s the news in a galaxy far, far away?… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

We’re On Galaxy’s Edge Over This Star Wars News From Disney Parks
Oga Garra, mysterious alien proprietor, is welcoming all pilots, bounty hunters, smugglers, locals, and galactic travelers to her cantina at…

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Disney's Animal Kingdom Giraffe Calf

Meet Aella—The Giraffe Calf Just Debuted at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

By Beth Deitchman

Good things often come in tall packages, as guests experiencing Kilimanjaro Safaris at Disney’s Animal Kingdom saw firsthand recently. A two-month-old Masai giraffe calf has just made her debut on the savanna, and Aella (pronounced “eye-la”) is a sight to behold.

Aella, who was five-feet-tall when she was born on June 29, was named after…

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news briefs 7/18

Delicious New Delights at Disney’s Animal Kingdom—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

New Animal Kingdom eats to tickle your taste buds, and a sneak peek at this year’s holiday fun aboard Disney Cruise Line… See more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Check Out All the New Eats Available at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

If you’re adventuring over to Walt Disney World Resort this summer,…

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Disney's Animal Kingdom new eats

A Jungle Full of New Eats at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

by Karina Schink

Adventure awaits in Disney’s Animal Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort. Gear up for a “food-afari,” because all of your favorite food pit-stops just got a little bit yummier! This summer, the park is debuting tons of new, wild, and tasty treats, for carnivores, omnivores, and herbivores alike!

Rivers of Light
You might not believe…

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Donald's Dino Bash

The Ultimate Dino-Tour of Disney Parks All Over the World

By Jocelyn Buhlman

This week, a special celebration of Cretaceous proportions is coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Donald Duck is kicking off a Dino-Bash—and we wanted to have our own Dino-mite celebration to join in the fun. We’ve rounded up all the ways you can encounter dinos big, small, and sometimes skeletal, at Disney parks all around the…

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Disney's Animal Kingdom 20th anniversary event

D23 Members Celebrate 20 Years at Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

By Tyler Slater

On Sunday, April 22, D23 Gold and Gold Family Members joined fellow Disney fans to celebrate 20 years of adventure at Disney’s Animal Kingdom! Attendees had the opportunity to purchase two differently tiered “20th Anniversary FAN Celebration Passes” that helped commemorate the special day.

The day started with a special 20th anniversary…

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Disney's Animal Kingdom infographic

Disney’s Animal Kingdom by the Numbers

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Today we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Since April 22, 1998, this one-of-a-kind park has brought the magic of nature to Disney fans from all over the world. Enjoy some fun facts with this by-the-numbers look at the park from the Spring 2018 issue of Disney twenty-three.

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Animal Kingdom concept art

Go Wild with this Stunning Gallery of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Concept Art

By Jocelyn Buhlman

This Sunday, Disney’s Animal Kingdom will celebrate 20 years of enchanting us with the magic of nature. The initial concept art developed for the park is just as eye-catching. Enjoy this colorful gallery of concept art created during the development of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and be sure to check out all the other ways you can be part of this…

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Disney's Animal Kingdom

Celebrating the Planet at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

By Megan Deppe

For 20 years, Disney’s Animal Kingdom has highlighted the importance of conservation and love for the natural world. As its milestone anniversary approaches, Disney’s Animal Kingdom is kicking off several new events to celebrate and promote the protection of wildlife all around the world. If a visit to Disney’s Animal Kingdom is part of your…

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