PHOTO REPORT: Disney’s Animal Kingdom 7/10/19 (Lion King Merchandise, Lunch at Restaurantosaurus, Changes at Windtraders, and More!)

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Welcome to another wild photo safari, I mean photo report, from beautiful Animal Kingdom. The sky is blue, the sun is shining, and we’re ready for an adventure!

tree of life

Once we’ve arrived in the park, we notice a sign advertising the new limited edition pins available at Discovery Trading Company.

pin trading sign

There’s a new summer pin featuring Pua and Hei Hei for $16.99. It’s nice to new more Moana themed merchandise.

Pua and Hei Hei summer pin
Pua and Hei Hei Summer – $16.99

The second pin in the annual passholder quarterly release features March Hare and Mad Hatter in a tea cup. By the end of the year, there will be a full set of four pins in this series.

Passholder Alice in Wonderland pin
Annual Passholder March Hare and Mad Hatter Pin – $17.99

This wall is great for taking photos.

lion king wall

We’re feeling all the Lion King vibes, so we decided to head to Mombasa Marketplace.

Mombasa Market

If you’re looking for merchandise themed to The Lion King, then you need to check out Mombasa Marketplace. It’s amazing!

Lion King sign outside Mombasa Marketplace

There’s also another fun background in the gift shop. There’s so much great stuff here!

Lion king display

Animal Kingdom Mombasa Market Lion King display

This pair of Pumbaa and Timon necklaces look like a best friends set. Pumbaa has “Hakuna” and Timon has “Matata”. This set of necklaces is $19.99.

Pumbaa and Timon Hakuna Matata Necklace Set – $19.99

In case you haven’t heard it yet today, you are most beautiful.

Let’s make our way out of Africa.

a torn sign on a post

The view here is beautiful.

tree of life

Always fun to see Kevin out and about. It’s hard to miss her.

Kevin from Up

Kevin from Up

The sky is kind of dark over Pandora.

dark clouds over the floating mountains

Pandora creatures squirting water

Windtraders got a make over in Pandora.

new display in Windtraders

We can see a crew at work on the future Club 33 location.

Club 33 Work in progress

We headed to Dinoland next to see the Rides of Extinction.

Primeval Whirl was still closed.

Primeval Whirl

When you feel like someone is watching you and turn around to see a dino creeping in the background…

Lunch time! Restaurantosaurus has made some menu changes, so we had to try the new Spicy Southwest Plant-Based Burger and Restaurantosaurus Cobb Salad. You can check out our thoughts on these new items, and find out what’s been replaced, by checking out our review.

restaurantosaurus animal kingdom new plant based southwest burger salad june 2019

restaurantosaurus animal kingdom new plant based southwest burger salad june 2019

restaurantosaurus animal kingdom new plant based southwest burger salad june 2019

restaurantosaurus animal kingdom new plant based southwest burger salad june 2019

The best place to sit is the Pterodactyl Pterrace.

Pteradactyl Pterrace

Chester & Hester say… See y’all real soon! says… See y’all real soon! That’s about it for today. Thanks for joining us around the park and be sure to stay tuned for more updates!

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Twila Arnold
Twila Arnold

I just got back from Disney and didnt buy a shirt I wanted at animal Kingdom. Any advice on how to purchase an item that is not online and park only?