VIDEO: Incredible Roaming Duke Weaselton Audio-Animatronic Character Debuts for Zootopia Land at Shanghai Disneyland

Shannen Ace

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VIDEO: Incredible Roaming Duke Weaselton Audio-Animatronic Character Debuts for Zootopia Land at Shanghai Disneyland

At an event for the grand opening of Zootopia at Shanghai Disneyland, Chairperson of Walt Disney Parks, Experiences & Products Josh D’Amaro introduced audiences to an incredible roaming Duke Weaselton Audio-Animatronic character.

Duke Weaselton Audio-Animatronic for Zootopia Land

Roaming Duke Weaselton Audio-Animatronic for Zootopia Land at Shanghai Disneyland

Imagineer Dustin Schofield shared a video of the animatronic on Instagram.

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In the video, Duke appears from offstage with a cart. He appears to be pushing the cart with his foot like a skateboard.

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He pulls up next to D’Amaro and yanks on a cord that lowers a backdrop while also lifting him into the air.

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He finds his footing atop the cart and talks with D’Amaro.

Click here to watch the video, or check out the Audio-Animatronic in action in an Instagram Reel from Shanghai Disney Resort below:

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The new Zootopia land opens at Shanghai Disneyland on December 20. Also check out a preview of “Zootopia Comes Alive,” which features puppets interacting with guests from apartment windows. The land’s ride will be Zootopia: Hot Pursuit.

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