PHOTO REPORT: Animal Kingdom 2/1/16 (Zootopia Exhibit Opens, AVATAR, Rivers of Light, ETC.)

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I know we’ve been visiting a lot lately, but I made a special trip over to Disney’s Animal Kingdom during the weekend to check out the new “Discovering Zootopia” exhibit and I took plenty of photos of new and exciting things around the park to share, so let’s take a look:

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Pandora looms on the Animal Kingdom horizon

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Riverside Depot now has a pin stand outside, but limited edition pins are only sold inside

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There seems to be a series of attraction snowglobes being released, including Haunted Mansion and Peter Pan’s Flight

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The Tree of Life provides a great backdrop for the bird interaction shows

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Tarzan and Terk were out meeting guests by the AVATAR construction walls

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Work continues on Tiffins and the Nomad Lounge next door to Pizzafari

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Since the Magic of Disney Animation is now closed, the Zootopia preview exhibit was relegated to Rafiki’s Planet Watch

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This awesome drum popcorn bucket with a “furry” exterior is now available in Africa, $13.50 with popcorn

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Even sports the Animal Kingdom logo on top

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Rivers of Light construction has picked up as we’re now hearing Disney wants to debut the show sometime in March

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This has got to be the craziest handicap-accessible ramp I have ever seen… Assuming that is what it is…

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Another look at Pandora on my way out of the park, lots of rockwork already nearing completion

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Pretty amazing

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Tom Corless

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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