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PHOTOS: Holiday Decorations Arrive at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is preparing for the holidays and the return of “Merry Menagerie.” Discovery Island is now decked out in wintry animal decorations.

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As you enter Discovery Island, you’ll spot the first of many birds on top of this lamppost.

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Along the top of the shops are animal-shaped lanterns.

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These resemble the puppets used in “Merry Menagerie.”

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Above this Riverside Depot entrance is a pair of owls in a nest.

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Each animal has colorful accents.

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Another bird sits atop Discovery Trading Company.

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More animals can be found among the plants on the ground.

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The decorations do not yet extend all the way around Discovery Trading Company.

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A bird taking flight is outside Island Mercantile.

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Another owl takes flight from this roof.

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The bird sculptures are all held up with branch-like stands.

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  1. because of catering to the woke crowd, christmas has become a dirty 4 letter world even at disney. # stop the rewriting of history madness.

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