Releases in ‘Disney’s Animal Kingdom’ Category

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Second Baby in Month Born to Endangered Gorilla Family Thriving at Disney’s Animal Kingdom – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Sept. 24, 2014 – It’s another boy! Disney Cast Members, guests and animal lovers are celebrating the birth of the second gorilla in one month for the family of critically endangered western lowland gorillas at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Born Sept. 3 to mother Kashata and father Gino, the healthy infant joins another male gorilla who ...
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Celebrates Birth of Endangered Gorilla – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Aug. 15, 2014 – As they follow the path that winds along the Pangani Forest Exploration Trail, guests at Disney’s Animal Kingdom may get a glimpse of one of nature’s most endearing sights – a newborn male gorilla cuddling with his mother. Born Aug. 7 to mother Azizi and father Gino, ...
‘Harambe Nights’ Evening Spectacular at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Includes Enticing Flavors of Africa – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Harambe Nights at Disney’s Animal Kingdom presents the sights, sounds and flavors of Africa during a dazzling new theatrical production and energetic street party celebrating the 20th anniversary of “The Lion King” classic film. Each Saturday from June 7 through August 9 during this special-ticket, after-hours event, Harambe Nights treats ...
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Launches ‘Harambe Nights’ to Celebrate Grandest Tales and Tastes of Africa – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Harambe Nights, which pairs a dazzling theatrical production based on the beloved Disney classic film, “The Lion King” with a high-energy street party featuring Africa-inspired food, beverage and entertainment, treats Disney’s Animal Kingdom guests to an after-dark spectacular Saturdays throughout the summer. A 55-minute theatrical extravaganza, “The Lion King Concert in the ...
Disney Executive Takes Helm of Association of Zoos and Aquariums – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Sept. 13, 2013 - Two thumbs up for Jackie Ogden, Ph.D, vice president of Animals, Science and Environment for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, who this week was named the 2013-2014 Chair of the Board of Directors for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) at the group’s annual conference in Kansas ...
Disney Wilderness Preserve Celebrates 20th Anniversary – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., April 17, 2013 - The Nature Conservancy is hosting an open house April 27 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Disney Wilderness Preserve.  Scientists, Florida cowboys, wildlife biologists and environmental educators will entertain visitors with fun outdoor activities that demonstrate nature at work. Located south of Walt Disney World Resort, the preserve sits ...
Disney Cast Members Teach Bird Watching To Local Girl Scouts – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Jan. 29, 2013 – Members of four Central Florida Girl Scout troops recently joined Cast Members at the 3rd annual Walt Disney World Holiday Bird Count, organized by Disney’s Animal Programs. The day-long event is designed for “birders” of all skill levels. Disney Cast Members with an affinity for bird watching taught the ...
Disney’s Animal Programs Works with New England Aquarium to Aid Sea Turtles – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 28, 2012— The Seas with Nemo & Friends welcomed some new swimmers recently, with the addition of eight Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles suffering from hypothermia after a recent cold snap in New England. As a licensed wildlife rehabilitation center, Walt Disney World Resort is one of several organizations working with the ...
Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund Helps Rescue Animals from Hurricane Sandy and Other Disasters – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 5, 2012—The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) recently provided $250,000 to the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), whose animal rescue team was among the first to help save hundreds of animals after Hurricane Sandy. In addition to providing immediate supplies to help equip a disaster response trailer, the DWCF ...
Disney Animal Keeper Combines Art and Care to Help Endangered Rhino Species – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 5, 2012 – As a rhinoceros keeper at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Chad Harmon tends to some of the toughest, strongest animals on the planet.  He recently channeled that passion into an arts auction that raised approximately $6000 for the endangered animals. For the Horns to Heroes project, Harmon used one ...

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