PHOTOS: New Distanced Meet & Greet as Russell From “Up” Searches for Kevin at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Some characters we haven’t seen in a while are making distanced appearances at Disney’s Animal Kingdom for limited-time Earth Day experiences. In addition to Koda and Kenai from Brother Bear, Guests might see Russell from Disney/Pixar’s Up while visiting the theme park this week, making for a special distanced character meet and greet!


Russell, in his Wilderness Explorer uniform, was traversing the wilderness at the exit of the Rafiki’s Planet Watch Wildlife Express train station with a hand-drawn picture of his bird friend, Kevin.


Russell may not have found Kevin, but he did find us!

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He was also carrying his camera, ready to snap photographs!


Some fellow Wilderness Explorers stopped for a distanced photo with him.


Keep checking WDWNT for coverage of Earth Day activities at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

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