PHOTOS: The Country Bears Take to the Rooftops for Socially-Distanced Greetings at the Magic Kingdom

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Welcome back to the Magic Kingdom! It is cast member previews today, and we have been busy familiarizing ourselves with the new park protocols amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, ready for the park’s official reopening on Saturday. Attraction procedures aren’t the only things which have had to be adjusted, but character meet and greets are now operating differently, too. Earlier this morning, we spotted the Princesses welcoming guests to the park from the Main Street Station, and now, over in Frontierland, we have spotted the Country Bears greeting guests from a similar perspective.

It’s Shaker and Wendell! Boy, aren’t we glad to see these two?

They have been stationed away from guests up on this balcony in order to adhere to social distancing rules, which will keep guests, characters, and cast members safe.

The bears are greeting guests from a balcony above the Country Bear Jamboree theatre in Frontierland. Usually, these two would roam through the land greeting guests casually, but it is good to see that they still have a fun presence, albeit above the guests.

Looks like Wendell spotted us!

Don’t forget to wave hello to the Country Bears on your next visit through Frontierland! Y’all come on back now, ya hear?

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