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Dumbo, Star Wars Resistance, and Nano Battle!—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

New posters for Tim Burton’s upcoming adventure; a fan-favorite Disney Channel show is getting a second season; and Ant-Man and The Wasp make their way to Hong Kong Disneyland… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Meet the Cast of Tim Burton’s Upcoming Dumbo

Welcome to 2019, a year in…

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Welkom!—Day 1 of Adventures by Disney Safari to South Africa

By Robert Yoshioka

A little over seven months ago we celebrated the 20th Anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom with the Party for the Planet festival, brand-new photo locations and Wilderness Explorers badges, limited-edition merchandise and a very special Adventures by Disney Safari to South Africa hosted by Joe Rohde and Dr. Mark Penning. Now, after just a few…

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A Different Africa at Night

By Karina Schink

We all know that Africa holds a kind of nature we can only imagine (until we go there ourselves). And that’s not just during the day but when the sun goes down, as well! As Imagineer Joe Rohde tells us, Africa is entirely different at night, with unforgettable experiences bounding in the moonlight.

Joe and Dr. Mark Penning will be experiencing…

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Conservation: What You Can Do

By Karina Schink

A life-changing experience. An adventure at your fingertips. That’s what a safari is. It’s endless opportunity and potential, stretching as far as your eyes can see. But as Imagineer Joe Rohde lets us know, all of that isn’t around forever unless we make sure it is. Check out his message on conservation below.

And, check back here to see…

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The Devil’s in the Details at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

By Karina Schink

When designing Animal Kingdom, Imagineers had to get all the details right. Microdetails from animal tracks to something like a tusk, they’ve thought of everything to make your experience in the park just like a real safari.

Check back here as we follow Imagineer Joe Rohde and Dr. Mark Penning on their Adventures by Disney trip to Africa, the…

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Animals in the Wild: An Inside Look at Kilimanjaro Safaris

By Karina Schink

Join Imagineer Joe Rohde for a look at the wild animals that roam Kilimanjaro Safaris. No matter where you turn, there’s always something to see, something to make a once-in-a- lifetime memory.

Joe and Dr. Mark Penning will be observing animals in their natural habitat on the special Adventures by Disney expedition to Africa. Check back here…

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Adventure is Just a Sketch Away

By Karina Schink

On your next adventure, make sure you have a sketchbook in tow, Imagineer Joe Rohde encourages. You’ll be able to catch every detail and have more vivid memories than you ever imagined (don’t worry, even beginner sketches are encouraged to join in)!

Joe and Dr. Mark Penning will be bringing their own sketchbooks along on their Adventures by…

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A Part of Nature: Our World

By Karina Schink

If you open your mind to real possibilities, you’ll see just how closely connected we all are to the world that’s around us. Trees, animals, all of us—we’re all a part of this Earth. Imagineer Joe Rohde encourages you to take a closer look at what surrounds us.

To see what kind of animals and wildlife roam around the globe, check back…

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Capturing the Spirit of Africa

By Karina Schink

Imagineer Joe Rohde tells us that when guests experience Kilimanjaro Safaris at Walt Disney World Resort, it makes Africa seem a lot closer to home. The secret? Research. Check out the video to learn more about how researchers and Imagineers brought a bit of Africa to Florida.

If your wilderness explorer heart is feeling especially ignited by…

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