Animal Kingdom News

    Disney World Names Baby Okapi After Cast Member Who Has 50 Years With Disney

    Disney World has announced that a baby Okapi has been named after a longtime Disney World Cast Member. Here's the announcement: Cast member Elijah first...

    Critically Endangered Cotton-Top Tamarin Family Grows at Animal Kingdom with Birth of Triplets

    Disney has announced that the family of Cotton-Top Tamarins at Animal Kingdom has grown with the birth of triplets! Here's the announcement: We're welcoming another...

    Kali River Rapids Scheduled to Reopen March 16th at Animal Kingdom

    According to the Walt Disney World website, Disney is currently planning on reopening Kali River Rapids on March 16th at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Previously,...

    Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom & Hollywood Studios Extend Operating Hours in Late January and February

    Walt Disney World has updated its theme park hours to reflect longer operating hours in late January and into February. Here's a look at...

    Kali River Rapids Now Closed Through Mid-March at Animal Kingdom

    Kali River Rapids joined Rock 'n' Roller Coaster in closing today for refurbishment. The annual refurbishment of Kali River Rapids reliably begins during the...

    Park Hours Extended for Magic Kingdom & Animal Kingdom Later This Month

    An update to the Walt Disney World theme park calendar reflects longer operating hours at two of the four theme parks later this month....

    Disney World Provides Update on Reopening Timeframe for Multi-Month Kali River Rapids Refurbishment

    Following up on our previous report that Kali River Rapids would be closed starting January 8th for an annual refurbishment, Disney World has provided...

    Genie+ Sellouts Continue at Animal Kingdom & Hollywood Studios

    The Disney Genie+ skip-the-line service has sold out at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom, continuing a string of sellouts during the busy...

    Disney Genie+ Sold Out at Disney’s Animal Kingdom for Second Consecutive Day

    Following the early morning sell out of Genie+ at Disney's Hollywood Studios, the skip-the-line service has also sold out at Disney's Animal Kingdom. This...

    Disney Genie+ Sells Out at Disney’s Animal Kingdom for First Time Ever

    Following in the footsteps of Disney's Hollywood Studios, Disney Genie+ has sold out at Disney's Animal Kingdom for the first time in the history...

    Imagineers Partner With Animal Care Team for High-Tech Enrichment at Walt Disney World

    Disney World has pulled back the curtain a bit on how Walt Disney Imagineering has teamed up with the Animal Care Cast Members to...

    Baby Elephant Born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom for the First Time in Seven Years

    Disney World and the Disney's Animals, Science and Environment group has announced that, for the first time in seven years, an African elephant calf...