Thrills of Africa Come to Walt Disney World Resort
– New ‘Wild Africa Trek’ Takes Guests on Adventure into Most-Remote Reaches of Disney’s Animal Kingdom LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — A ravine of menacing-looking crocs, pools of hippos, bushwalks along untracked terrain and other thrills await guests on Wild Africa Trek, a unique wildlife experience scheduled to launch Jan. 16, 2011, into the deepest, most-remote ...
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Fun Facts
– In preparation for creating Disney’s Animal Kingdom, a core team of seven Walt Disney Imagineers, led by executive designer Joe Rohde, crisscrossed the globe in search of the essential look of life in the wild, amassing more than 500,000 miles . . . a distance equal to circling the globe 20 times. Sixty ...
Meet Disney Characters ‘In the Wild’ at Camp Minnie-Mickey
– Mickey Mouse and his good friend, Minnie, have just settled in for
a welcome respite and a cold lemonade. Winnie the Pooh and his
Hundred-Acre Wood pals are taking a break from their latest great
adventure for a "smackeral" of relaxation. Rafiki, Terk and other
beloved Disney friends have arrived to enjoy their favorite
vacation escape, the Adirondack-style Camp Minnie-Mickey at
Disney's Animal Kingdom.
Disney Designers Create Colorful Animal Fashions
– Disney's Animal Kingdom costume designers
have created a colorful line of animal-inspired fashions for
the park's 2,500 cast members to help create an atmosphere of fun
and high adventure in everything from safari wear to color-bright
Historic British Trains Live Again on Wildlife Express
– For most of Disney's Animal Kingdom
guests, Wildlife Express to Rafiki's Planet Watch is a novel way to
travel by rail behind the scenes. It runs from the African village
of Harambe past state-of-the-art animal care facilities to Rafiki's
Planet Watch, an interactive, fun-filled center of activity
focusing on animals worldwide.
“It’s Tough to be a Bug!” Even at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
– They outnumber humans 200 million to one. They've lived on Earth more than 300 million years. They comprise 80 percent of the animal kingdom, so you'd think the numbers would count for something. Not so, says the army of insects that spins the yarn "It's Tough to be a Bug" inside the 430-seat Tree of Life theater at Disney's Animal Kingdom.