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PHOTOS: Primeval Whirl Faces Extinction as Demolition Begins at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Demolition has begun on Primeval Whirl at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The attraction’s official closing was announced in July 2020, and construction walls were recently erected.

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Now, demolition has begun on the Dinoland U.S.A. attraction.

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At the bottom of the lift hill, the end of the chain is detached and lying across the catwalk.

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The biggest change is the removal of the large set pieces from the top of the chain lift.

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Three of the “time travel” archways currently remain.

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The final archway, formerly from the top of the hill, can be seen on the ground.

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The pieces that made up the whirling portal have also been removed.

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The removed pieces lay within the construction walls for now.

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For comparison, the photo below shows the lift hill sets all intact.

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Watch a video of Primeval Whirl below.

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Tim
Tim
28 days ago

I’ll actually miss it, yes it was a simple ride but it always made me laugh

Tiffany
Tiffany
28 days ago

No!
Classic, bring it back!
Classic, bring it back!
Classic, bring it back!πŸ˜₯πŸ˜₯πŸ˜₯πŸ˜₯πŸ˜₯πŸ™ŠπŸ™β€β™‚οΈ

Selena
Selena
27 days ago

A South American theme would be amazing with Encanto (has loads of animals) and Coco!

Victoria Tolivar
Victoria Tolivar
27 days ago

To be honest, I’m glad they’re taking down this ride. But I wrote it it made me sick and was really rough. It reminded me of the Ninja ride in Six Flags. I’m just thankful they’re not taking down Splash Mountain! Save Splash Mountain!! Please sign the petition on change.org to keep Splash Mountain as it is in Disneyland and the Magic Kingdom! They should just expand the park, an add Princess and the Frog attraction!!

Dland Fan
Dland Fan
27 days ago

To be honest, what a strange time to get rid of this. The parks will have people coming in for the 50th anniversary and with this gone, it’s one fewer attraction not to mention the Everest refurbishment.

Andy
Andy
26 days ago

Oh, thank goodness. It just goes to show that, for every seven terrible things that happen at Chapek’s Disney, one nice one might happen.