Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s massive “Tree of Life” is made up of more than 100,000 leaves that actually blow in the wind. They are made up of transparent leaves, as well as leaves colored in five different shades of green. The 100,000 leaves on the “Tree of Life” is only about 1/3 as many as there [...]
The People of Anandapur and the Royal Anandapur Wildlife and Forestry Authority present a self-guided walking tour through the ancient ruins of India to see tigers, bats and birds and more! Nepal, India, Thailand and Indonesia are represented through the architecture, animal carvings and ruins scattered throughout the trail.
The Kali River Rapids takes you on a wild ride on the Chakranadi River through a lush jungle which is being ravaged by illegal logging. Chakranadi is Thai for “river that runs in a circle.” Kali River Rapids Secrets, Trivia and Fun Facts The ride is a white water raft through the themed rain forests [...]
"Flights of Wonder", a fun, yet informative bird show, can be found at the Caravan Stage in the Asia section of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. "Guano Joe" is the name of your wacky "tour guide" as you learn about conservation while witnessing the beauty of a variety of exotic birds. Set in Animal Kingdom’s fictional Asian [...]
The Tarzan Rocks! show, performed at the Theater in the Wild, closed in January 2006 for renovations to the theater including enclosing the previous open-air seating, and preparing for a new show opening later in the year. Tarzan Rocks! Secrets, Trivia and Fun Facts Tarzan Rocks!, which opened in July, 1999, is a 30 minute, [...]
DINOSAUR (formerly known as Countdown to Extinction), a thrill ride using ride technology similar to Disneyland’s Indiana Jones Adventure. Guests are taken into the past to see the meteor that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs. There are a total of 19 dinosaurs on the Dinosaur! attraction, which uses a ride system modeled after the [...]
As you pass through the gates of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, you encounter the Oasis – a lush tropical garden filled with exotic birds, animals and plants. Although there are no attractions in this land, guests can take their time and meander through the criss-crossing pathways and look for iguana, turtles, birds, and more wildlife. The [...]
Conservation Station was renamed “Rafiki’s Planet Watch” on October 15, 2000.It is not uncommon for Disney to rename or update attractions or locations to tie-in to successful movies, as here, where the name was changed to refer to Rafiki, the wise old baboon from Disney’s “The Lion King.” The tie-in works perfectly here (of course), [...]