The Jungle Cruise attractionÂ returned into service at the Magic Kingdom this past Memorial Day weekend with a few noticeable changes. The first thing youÂ should notice while aboardÂ is that most of the props and setsÂ throughout the attraction have been repainted and repaired, all looking practically brand new. Besides the general maintenance, some of theÂ audio-animatronics characters from the attraction are still missing or have been removed. The Tiger from the cave scene and Chief Nami (the man holding the two shrunken heads near the very end)Â were still missing from the attractionÂ as of earlyÂ Wendesday morning.Â WDW News TodayÂ will be sure to keep an eye on the attraction in the coming weeks, as it is believed that this was only the first phase of a larger refurbishment that thisclassic Magic Kingdom attraction will be receiving in the near future.
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Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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