What’s New in Animal Kingdom: A Confusing Spirit Jersey and a Cinnamon Roll Hack

Hey DFB friends! We’re back with more of what’s new at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Tree of Life

Animal Kingdom is currently celebrating Earth Day, and they also released a, well, confusing (and expensive!) spirit jersey. Check out all the news here!

Animal Kingdom Food Updates

Satu’li Canteen removed plexiglass barriers in the food pickup area, and we also noted that they had white cups for water.

No plexiglass

Satu’li also changed their beer tap handles to standard logos. In the past, the Terrapin taps had Pandora-themed handles.

Tap handle changes

Make a note that Cinnamon Rolls at Creature Comforts can be heated for 11 seconds if you’d prefer your roll warm, and they are then served on a plate instead of in a paper bag. Just ask a Cast Member!

Cinnamon Roll

Now onto construction!

Animal Kingdom Construction Updates

The Polar Bear Sand Sculpture had blue added to the Disney+ logo on the sculpture.

Sand sculpture updates

When it comes to Expedition Everest, the ride still hasn’t reopened from its lengthy refurbishment closure, although it was originally scheduled to reopen mid-April.

Expedition Everest

Earlier this week we were told by a Cast Member that it might reopen sometime over the next two weeks, but we’re keeping an eye on this ride in hopes that we see it running again soon!

Expedition Everest closure could be longer than expected.

Restaurantosaurus still has the left deck gated off, so you might have to find an alternative entrance on your visit.

Deck gates

And the last lightbulb in the TriceraTop Spin sign is barely hanging on. Can you find it?

TriceraTop light bulb hanging by a thread

We aren’t sure what’s going on with the lighting situation here, so we’ll be watching for more updates.

What’s happening here?

It’s time to go shopping!

Animal Kingdom Merchandise Updates

Island Mercantile

We spotted a pricey 50th Anniversary Gold Mickey & Minnie Plush Set for $150 at Island Mercantile.

50th Anniversary Gold Plush Set

Discovery Trading

And over at Discovery Trading, the Linen Spirit Jersey arrived for $120.

Very interesting

We’ve seen a LOT of spirit jerseys in Disney World, but this one may be one of the more unique ones!

Check out more photos of the linen spirit jersey here!

Riverside Depot

Over at Riverside Depot, a Gaston Archery Toy was restocked for $29.99.

Gaston Archery Set

Chester and Hester’s

Chester and Hester’s had a new set of Vault Collection Coasters modeled after original Magic Kingdom attraction tickets for $24.99. We also spotted this set at Island Mercantile.

Ride Coupons!

If you’re looking for a unique AND vintage Disney World souvenir, this is it!

Here are more photos of this unique Disney World souvenir!

Bhaktapur Market

Bhaktapur Market restocked the Tibetan Prayer Flags for $9.99.

Tibetan Prayer Flag


And at Windtraders, there was a new Flight of Passage Button Set for $10

Flight of Passage Button Set

…a Na’vi River Journey Button Set for $10

Na’vi River Journey Button Set

…and a Purple Banshee Magnet for $10.

Purple Banshee Magnet

And that’s all the news from Disney’s Animal Kingdom! Keep reading DFB for more Disney World news and updates!

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