PHOTO REPORT: Animal Kingdom 2/9/16 (AVATAR, Lion Guard Adventure, Rivers of Light, ETC.)

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I visited Animal Kingdom this weekend to check out the new Lion Guard Adventure and while I was there I took pictures of what was new and noteworthy around the park, so let’s take a look:

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Our usual look at Pandora: The World of AVATAR from the parking lot

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The Lion Guard Adventure began on Sunday, based on the new Disney Junior series

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Basically you find 5 character statues and then go to Planet Watch to take a photo and get a button

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The statues are really nice looking at least

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Flights of Wonder is closed for refurbishment right now

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You can get a picture taking the pledge at Planet Watch

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Then you get this button

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Work continues on Tiffins and Nomad Lounge behind Pizzafari

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Rivers of Light is rushing towards a possible March 2016 soft-opening

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Posts for future signage for the show entrance now visible

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This will likely be the standby entrance for the show by Finding Nemo: The Musical

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Incredible detail, but we expect this from Animal Kingdom

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Lighting towers going up now

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Another look at AVATAR on our way out of the park

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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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