What’s New at Disney’s Animal Kingdom: A FUZZY Loungefly Backpack and 50th Anniversary Ears

Do you ever wonder how our reporters can go to Disney World every day and not get bored?

An empty walkway in Animal Kingdom

It’s because Disney is constantly changing things in the parks, with new eats and drinks, updated rides, and lots of new merchandise and souvenirs. We keep track of all of those changes so that you know what’s different when you go back! Come along with us to see what’s new over at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

This time around, we found a lot of new souvenirs in this park, so let’s go shopping!

Animal Kingdom Merchandise Updates

Discovery Trading Company

At Discovery Trading Company, we saw that all of the single-use plastic bags have been removed from the registers. A Cast Member told us that only reusable bags were available here, and those bags recently got a price discount that should be park-wide. Now, reusable bags cost $1 for a small, $1.50 for a medium, and $3 for a large.

Reusable bags

We’ll be watching at the other Disney World parks to see if this change is happening at all the gift shops.

We spotted a few new items, like an Aristocats-themed cat toy for $17.99

Aristocats toy

…a Nightmare Before Christmas dog toy, featuring the ghostly Zero, for $24.99

Zero dog toy

…and an Oogie Boogie Christmas tree ornament for $24.99.

Oogie Boogie ornament

There were some new apparel items, like a Mickey and friends sweatshirt for kids, which costs $32.99

Mickey and Friends sweatshirt

…an Aristocats t-shirt for $36.99

‘Aristocats’ tee

…and an Aristocats sweatshirt for $49.99.

‘Aristocats’ Sweatshirt

We also saw a new Loungefly backpack! This bag is themed to Zootopia, with decals of characters from the movie all over. It’s also FUZZY and larger than most Loungefly bags we see in the parks.

A Fuzzy Loungefly Backpack

You can get it for $85.

Island Mercantile

Over at Island Mercantile, we spotted the new 50th anniversary Minnie ears for $34.99.

How fun!

This shop also had a new 50th anniversary bucket hat that was covered in a vintage map of Disney World!

50th bucket hat

You can get this hat for $34.99.

Serka Zong Bazaar

The Serka Zong Bazaar is the gift shop you’ll walk through after riding Expedition Everest. This spot had a new Walt Disney World logo sweatshirt for kids!

WDW Logo Sweatshirt

The sweatshirt was $32.99.

Mombasa Marketplace

Our last stop is Mombasa Marketplace. Here, you can find a lot of National Geographic merchandise. We found a new t-shirt that’s all about coral!

Coral tee

The shirt was $30.

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