“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.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Horticulture Facts
– Disney’s Animal Kingdom celebrates animals in a big way, but it also tells a fascinating story about the diversity of all life — including the millions of plants populating the planet. It’s the first Disney theme park where the animal “cast” will eat the botanic “stage,” and it features plant “ambassadors” from every continent on ...
Mesmerizing Puppetry Takes the Stage in “Finding Nemo–The Musical”
– LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The undersea world that charmed audiences around the world in the Disney-Pixar smash-hit film “Finding Nemo” comes to life in a musical stage show at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Featuring original songs by Tony Award-winning “Avenue Q” co-composer-creator Robert Lopez and a cappella musical “Along the Way” co-creator Kristen Anderson-Lopez, “Finding ...
Serka Zong Bazaar a Dazzling Cascade of Expedition Everest Merchandise
– LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — One of the great adventures involving Expedition Everest, the new thrill attraction at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, is the one embarked upon by merchandise designers. Their thrill was conjuring the look and attitude of the yeti, a star attraction of Expedition Everest and a creature whose existence is one of legends ...
Himalayan Village an Architectural Wonder That Welcomes Expedition Everest Adventurers
– Like mountain homes of the Himalayas, the rustic rammed-earth and stacked-stone buildings of mythical Serka Zong sag and buckle under the weight of time. But time cannot erase the beauty of the structures' intricately carved window frames nor the significance of the symbolic earth-based colors layered upon walls to protect against perceived dark forces.
Though situated on the Florida flatlands at Disney's Animal Kingdom, the mountain village anchoring the Expedition Everest attraction welcomes Walt Disney World guests with such architectural authenticity that those who've been to Nepal or Tibet can only nod in wonder.