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PHOTOS: “Moana” Sand Sculpture Completed at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Construction began last weekend on a new Moana inspired sand sculpture at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and now the work is complete!

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This sculpture can be found on the Discovery Island stage in Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

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To the left, we see a sign letting guests know that the sand sculpture is inspired by Disney’s Moana.

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The bottom half of the sculpture features marine wildlife such as dolphins, fish, and sea turtles.

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In the middle of the design we spotted Moana’s boat!

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The island landscape is actually a resting caricature of Te Fiti.

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The green “heart of Te Fiti” is the focal point of this sculpture, as it is the only part of the design that is painted in color.

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With her heart returned, Te Fiti is resting peacefully!

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This sculpture is part of “Asian Pacific American Heritage Month”, a month-long celebration at Walt Disney World that is honoring the Asian American and Pacific Islander community with unique and special offerings throughout Disney Parks, Resorts, and Disney Springs.

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  1. For AP month but hopefully there’s support for this to become a permanent feature for a meet n greet area for moana and maui!!!!

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