VIDEO: New “Bamboo” Character Debuts at Animal Kingdom, AVATAR Testing?

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If you like DeVine at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, you might be interested to know about a new “living” plant character you can now see at the park…


The character is basically a stilt-walker covered with leaves. Rather than being a new permanent character at the park, we suspect this was a test for the AVATAR walk-around characters that will also be very tall. Disney was probably looking to see how guests would interact with a stilt-walking character. We could be wrong, but judge for yourself with our video:


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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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