A few weeks ago, the queue for the meet-and-greet experience featuring Dug and Russell from Disney-PIXAR’s UP at Animal Kingdom received a new, interactive element. In the film, Dug speaks through a collar that translates his barks into human languages. Well, guests can now test one of these collars out by barking into the “Bark-O-Lator” just outside of the queue for the meet-and-greet. The device will then give guests a translated dog phrase in English. It seems to have some problems picking up the barks sometimes, but it is a neat little added element when it works. Here’s video of the Bark-O-Lator working and not working:
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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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