PHOTOS, VIDEO: Alien Lamppost Installed at Pandora – The World of AVATAR, Latest Progress

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Pandora: The World of AVATAR seems to be coming along nicely at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. In a lot of ways, it looks like the project is speeding along now, appearing likely to open by the middle of 2017 should all go according to plan. While visiting Animal Kingdom over the weekend, I captured some pictures and video of the latest progress on the project, including the arrival of a new and intriguing decorative piece inside of the land.


From most angles, it has simply become a lush landscape. While beautiful, it makes it impossible for us to really see what is going on in the construction site anymore.








From the back patio of the Nomad Lounge, something of interest has become visible.


It is an alien lamppost, appearing to constructed of materials one would not find on Earth (in story off course, I’m sure it is made of wood or resin in actuality).


For a better look this strange, alien decorative piece, I invite you to watch the below video update of construction that i recorded over the weekend:

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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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