Category Archives: Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Dirk Wallen’s 6/27/13 WDW Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen visited Animal Kingdom, the Villas at the Grand Floridian, and Epcot earlier today and took some great photos to share with us, so let’s take a look: Starting at Animal Kingdom, Kodak signage is gone from the Camera Center With FastPass+ currently testing, It’s Tough to be a Bug once again... Continue Reading

Dirk Wallen’s 6/1/13 WDW Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen visited Animal Kingdom and the Magic Kingdom on Saturday and has some newsworthy photos to share with us, so let’s take a look: Still no permanent sign installed at the Explorers Outpost Surprisingly, there is still work happening down at the Tree of Life nets Small walls still up Looks like... Continue Reading

REVIEW: Wilderness Explorers Game Opens at Animal Kingdom

Several months ago, Walt Disney World announced that they would debut an experience at Animal Kingdom based on the Wilderness Explorers from the Disney-PIXAR film UP. While we looked for signs of the attraction being installed over the last few months, we were not able to find anything around the park. While there was no... Continue Reading

Dirk Wallen’s 5/13-5/20/13 WDW Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen has been all over the Walt Disney World theme parks over the last week and has a ton of newsworthy photos to share with us, so let’s take a look: We begin at Downtown Disney To Pleasure Island while it is still a thing… While nothing is going on at Adventurer’s... Continue Reading

Dirk Wallen’s 5/10-11/13 WDW Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen visited the Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom this weekend and has a ton of newsworthy photos to share with us, so let’s take a look: Work continues on the Villas at the Grand Floridian Windows are being installed now It’s starting to look like part of the Grand Floridian A look... Continue Reading

Tom Corless’ 4/16-4/26/13 WDW Photo Report

I recently visited the Walt Disney World Resort (just last week) and I have a ton of newsworthy photos to share with you, so let’s take a look at all of the changes happening around the resort right now: They got a new banner, too bad they only have a few months left… They added... Continue Reading

Dirk Wallen’s 4/23/13 WDW Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen visited Downtown Disney, Epcot, and Animal Kingdom last week and has some newsworthy photos to share with us, so let’s take a look: The Rainforest Cafe volcano is done Tons of Marvel stuff in Once Upon a Toy They also now have the Star Wars Droid Factory Over at Epcot, work... Continue Reading

VIDEO: A Look Back At Animal Kingdom’s 15th Anniversary

Last week, Disney’s Animal Kingdom celebrated it’s 15th anniversary with a special ceremony and some added characters in the Jammin’ Jungle Parade. We have video of both of these offerings to share with you today. First up, the morning anniversary ceremony: Here is Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade with the added characters: Continue Reading

Joe Hogarty’s 4/2/13 Animal Kingdom Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Joe Hogarty visited Disney’s Animal Kingdom yesterday and has some newsworthy photos to share with us, so let’s take a look: Work being done on the bridge to Africa, believed to be connected to the work on the new Festival of the Lion King Theater This could be extended queue for the show... Continue Reading

Zebras Removed Permanently After 4 Months from Kilimanjaro Safaris

As big of a deal as Disney made about the new finale including Zebras on Kilimanjaro Safaris at Animal Kingdom, the Zebras were quietly removed from the attraction recently. Disney has sited “acclimation” issues for the animals, deciding that thew new home just wasn’t working out. Some insider reports claim that the zebras were troublesome and... Continue Reading

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