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[27 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Final Expedition Everest Challenge Happens May 2 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The final runDisney Expedition Everest Challenge happens Saturday, May 2 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
The nighttime event combines a 5K race and a scavenger hunt that includes running, obstacle courses, and puzzles. The race course takes runners through the Animal Kingdom – a park that can be difficult to navigate in the daylight.
The first Expedition Everest Challenge debuted in 2008 as a fall runDisney event and was moved to a spring event just five years ago.
The final Expedition Everest Challenge sold out quickly when registration opened several months ago. Many of …

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[14 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Adding Another Bird-Themed Show this Summer

There’s a new live-animal show headed to Disney’s Animal Kingdom this summer, starring macaws.
The show – Winged Encounters – The Kingdom Takes Flight – will feature six types of birds and will be performed on Discovery Island.
‘Winged Encounters’ will showcase macaws in flight and will also feature bird experts who will share conservation stories with the audience.
This is the second bird-themed show at the Animal Kingdom. The other show is called Wonders of Flight.
This summer also marks the return of Festival of the Lion King in the all-new Harambe Theater. …

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[7 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
‘Festival of the Lion King’ Returns to Disney’s Animal Kingdom this Summer

The Festival of the Lion King is returning to Disney’s Animal Kingdom this summer.
The popular live show went on hiatus in January of this year as the construction for the Avatar-inspired land started at the Animal Kingdom.
While no official date has been announced, the show should return to the Animal Kingdom in June. Daily performance will take place in the newly-built Harambe Theater which is located in the Africa section of the park.
As the biggest expansion in park history continues, there is also word of a new nighttime spectacular planned …

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[14 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on New Details for Avatar-Inspired Land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Announced at D23 Expo Japan | ]

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[26 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Rumor: Plans for New ‘Avatarland’ Reportedly Leaked

With the bulk of the work on New Fantasyland nearing completion (and what is not completed is well known), the attention on development at Walt Disney World is shifting back to Animal Kingdom and the plans for a new land based upon James Cameron’s film, Avatar.
Earlier this week, Stitch Kingdom published photos of what appear to be blueprints of  an enormous building housing two attractions.  Because of the Avatar announcement, logic would dictate that the attractions are connected with that project.  The first attraction seems to be a theatre-based attraction, …