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    Disney World Has Stopped Selling Animal Poop Candy

    On June 18 Zuri’s Sweets Shop in the Harambe Market at Disney’s Animal Kingdom opened. It sells rice krispie treats, popcorn, animal shaped cookies, and also candies shaped like the poop of an elephant, a hippo, a giraffe, or a tamarin. The animal poop treats sold for $1.99 each. The gimmick was called “Match the Species,” and […]

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    Disney World Cast Members Win Arbitration Over Dirty Costumes

    Three Disney’s Animal Kingdom cast members, who were fired from the Festival of the Lion King show at after refusing to dirty costumes, got their jobs back with full back pay after winning in arbitration. A representative from the Teamsters Local 385 Union representative Donna-Lynne Dalton said Monday that the arbitration process was finally over, and the federal arbitrator […]

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    Pandora Video Update

    James Cameron took a tour of the attraction mock-ups in Glendale with Joe Rohde and fellow Imagineers. Jim said, “I think one of the things that people loved about the movie is that they felt as if they had visited Pandora… now, thanks to Disney’s amazing Imagineers, people are going to truly experience Pandora firsthand. […]

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    Measles and The Worst Zoos for Elephants List

    Here are two news stories that broke earlier this week that are of note. Disneyland has been determined to be the source of a Measles outbreak and Animal Kingdom ended up on “The Worst Zoos for Elephants” List. The measles outbreak originating in Disneyland has spread now to 22 confirmed cases statewide, with health officials […]

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    Animal Kingdom’s Mombasa Marketplace

    So what do you do when your in Animal Kingdom’s Africa and it starts to pour down rain? You seek refuge in the Mombasa Marketplace! This is the most lively and fun merchandise stores in Animal Kingdom. Filled with all sorts of merchandise, from hand-made trinkets from Africa, to Leopard spotted Mickey Mouse underwear! The […]

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    Scuttlebutt – Baby Gorillas!

    Another Baby Gorilla Born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The newest of the newborn arrived September 3 to mother Kashata and father Gino. He has not yet been named. Gino is the also the father of the male gorilla born August 7 to mother Azizi. “It’s exciting to see a strong, nurturing family of this endangered […]

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    Mousellaneous News Briefs

    Rex From Disneyland’s Original Star Tours To Appear In ‘Star Wars Rebels’? Word is that the RX-Series pilot droid named Rex, voiced by Comedian Paul Reubens (aka Pee Wee Herman), will be featured in the up-coming Star Wars Rebels series on the Disney Channel! Disney World Reaches Tentative Contract Agreement for Part-time Workers. The agreement […]

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    Tree of Life Waterfalls and Critters

    The Tree of Life at Disney’s Animal Kingdom has so many subtle carvings that it would take days to find all the critters on it. Here are some shots of the waterfalls and the tree trunk from just one perspective. Enjoy! So, how many critters are in this one shot? Give us your best guess, […]

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    Scuttlebutt – Out With the Old, In With the New?

    Petition Started to Stop the Removal of the Polynesian Resort Waterfalls. Walt Disney World president George Kalogridis announced recently that the Polynesian Resort will be refurbished to accommodate the Disney Vacation Club expansion project. Because of the increased traffic in the lobby the iconic centerpiece of waterfalls, pools and exotic flora will be removed. Many […]

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    Disney Announces ‘Rivers of Light’ Show for Animal Kingdom

    According to the Disney Blog, “Rivers of Light” promises to be an innovative show unlike anything ever seen in Disney Parks, combining live music, floating lanterns, water screens and swirling animal imagery. The show will magically come to life on the broad, natural stage of the Discovery River, between Discovery Island and Expedition Everest, delighting […]

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    Animal Kingdom’s Tree of Life Model

    Animal Kingdom’s Tree of Life concept model at “Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream” in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Made at Walt Disney Imagineering, take some time to look at it’s detail, then visit the real Tree of Life to see it come to life! See if you can find the Gorilla, Crab, Snail, Flamingo, and Armadillo […]