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Earth Day Experiences Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom April 18 through 24

Earth Day celebrations are returning to Disney’s Animal Kingdom this year from April 18 through 24 (Earth Day is April 22). Guests will get to experience unique Disney character appearances, fun learning opportunities, exclusive merchandise, themed treats, and more. Here’s everything coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom for Earth Day next month, courtesy of Disney Parks Blog.

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  • The Animation Experience at Conservation Station shows how Disney Artists bring favorite characters to life by using animals for inspiration. For the Earth Day Celebration and the month of April, you can learn to draw characters – including Dumbo, Terk, Squirt, Shere Khan, Simba and Scar – whose real-life counterparts represent amazing stories of conservation work around the globe.
  • Catch a glimpse of some special characters who will join other favorite Disney pals on Discovery River Character Cruises.
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  • Nosh around the park sampling Earth Day eats, including a selection of limited-time specialty cupcakes: the Creature Comfort’s Honey Bee Cupcake, the strawberry-flavored Flamingo Cupcake at Flame Tree Barbecue, or the Sea Turtle Graham Cracker Cupcake (plus the Crave the Wave cocktail!) at Restaurantosaurus Lounge. Be sure to dig in as the treats are only available for a limited time.
  • Set out on a series of self-guided, nature-themed challenges and earn a special Wilderness Explorer limited-time Earth Day Nature badge.
  • Hunt for an Earth Day 2021 limited-edition Te Fiti Moana trading pin. You can also support the Disney Conservation Fund by purchasing a cuddly plush inspired by species that call Disney’s Animal Kingdom home; or check out Island Mercantile’s eco-friendly water bottles, tumblers and reusable bags that promote sustainability.
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The “Secrets of the Whales” sand sculpture will replace the Raya and the Last Dragon sand sculpture currently at Discovery Island Stage. What are you most excited about this Earth Day at Disney’s Animal Kingdom? Let us know in the comments.

Source: Disney Parks Blog

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