DisneyMagicMoments: Joe Rohde and Jon Landau Celebrate the Third Anniversary of Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

From Disney Parks Blog vako! We’re celebrating Pandora – The World of Avatar, which three years ago this week officially welcomed guests inside Disney’s Animal Kingdomat Walt Disney World Resort for the first time. And as you may imagine, the story behind this lush, awe-inspiring place goes back … quite a bit further.  To tell that tale, we brought together two … Continue reading DisneyMagicMoments: Joe Rohde and Jon Landau Celebrate the Third Anniversary of Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Welcome to the World, Little Piglet! Babirusa Born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

From Disney Parks Blog We are squealing with delight! Disney’s Animal Kingdom is celebrating a first for the park: the birth of a babirusa piglet. And, it’s a girl! Our Disney animal care team has chosen to name her Kirana, which translates to “sunbeam” in Indonesian.  Babirusas are part of the hog family, native to the swamps and rainforests of the Indonesian Islands. They’re … Continue reading Welcome to the World, Little Piglet! Babirusa Born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

DisneyMagicMoments: Journey to the ‘Top of the World’ with Expedition Everest at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

From Disney Parks Blog Looming over Disney’s Animal Kingdom stands a massive, snow-capped mountain that beckons adventurers and thrill-seekers brave enough to attempt a journey to the “top of the world.” Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain is an iconic attraction at Walt Disney World Resort, and today we’re inviting you to take a virtual ride … Continue reading DisneyMagicMoments: Journey to the ‘Top of the World’ with Expedition Everest at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

DisneyMagicMoments: Wish Grace from the Disney’s Animal Kingdom Gorilla Family a Happy 1st Birthday!

From Disney Parks Blog Every mom cherishes her child’s first birthday, so with Mother’s Day approaching this weekend our team at Disney’s Animal Kingdom would like to share a recent celebration we held for Grace, a beautiful western lowland gorilla. It was just over a year ago now that Grace was born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. And … Continue reading DisneyMagicMoments: Wish Grace from the Disney’s Animal Kingdom Gorilla Family a Happy 1st Birthday!

Caring for Animals: Dr. Mark Penning Shares Appreciation for Dedicated Team

From Disney Parks Blog Hello, Disney Parks Blog readers! I wanted to share an update on our beloved wildlife. Although Walt Disney World Resort is temporarily closed, Disney’s Animal Care team is continuing to provide top-notch care to the thousands of animals who roam our savanna and seas. We are diligently following state and federal guidelines to … Continue reading Caring for Animals: Dr. Mark Penning Shares Appreciation for Dedicated Team

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Baby Porcupine

From Disney Parks Blog Although Walt Disney World Resort is temporarily closed, our animal care team is continuing to provide top-notch care to thousands of animals, including the newest addition to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, a baby prehensile-tailed porcupine. The baby, known as a porcupette, was born to mom, Peri, on Feb. 25. If you’ve seen the One Day at Disneydocumentary … Continue reading Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Baby Porcupine

Baby News: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Zebra Foal

From Disney Parks Blog Although Walt Disney World Resort is temporarily closed, Disney’s Animal Care team is continuing to provide top-notch care to thousands of animals, including the newest addition to Disney’s Animal Kingdom that’s black and white and cute all over. A Hartmann’s Zebra foal was born early Saturday morning (Mar. 21) to first-time-mom, Heidi… and we’re pleased … Continue reading Baby News: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Zebra Foal

Video: Learn More About Your Favorite Majestic Disney Animals

From Disney Parks Blog Yesterday, we brought you some amazing ways you and your family can learn from our talented Imagineers through their “Imagineering in a Box” lessons. Today, we wanted to share more family-friendly content that will have you enjoying the magic of Disney from the comfort of your home. Today’s content is brought to you … Continue reading Video: Learn More About Your Favorite Majestic Disney Animals

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park Hosts Exciting Multi-Day Celebration for 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

What happens when the 50th anniversary of Earth Day AND the 25th anniversary of the Disney Conservation Fund converge on the same day? Of course – we throw a party! And you’re invited! From April 18-22, Disney’s Animal Kingdom will host special entertainment and activities throughout the park – culminating in an all-day extravaganza on Earth Day (April … Continue reading Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park Hosts Exciting Multi-Day Celebration for 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

Wildlife Wednesday: Celebrating the New Year with New Babies at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Look at these new babies Disney Parks Blog shared! One of the many reasons I love Animal Kingdom! Aren't they adorable?! One of the most rewarding parts of my role is getting to see our team welcome new animal babies at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Today, I’m thrilled to share we are celebrating two new animal births in the new … Continue reading Wildlife Wednesday: Celebrating the New Year with New Babies at Disney’s Animal Kingdom