Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Disney's Animal Kingdom News for February 24, 2016: New wallaby

Settlement: Disney has apparently reached a settlement with the family of an employee who had died accidentally during a test of Primeval Whirl. The incident, which occurred in 2011, was related to testing the vehicle and Disney had to pay substantial fines. The details of the settlement, however, were not disclosed.


Baby Joey: Two years ago, the tammar wallabies had a baby named Ozzie. Well, according to the Disney Parks blog, they have not produced another little one. He or she is adorable and still confined to the mother's pouch. So if you are the in the Oasis, make sure you check out the wallabies and the new addition to the park.

photo courtesy of Disney
Walkway Expansions: More work is being done to set up better traffic flow for the soon to start Rivers of Light. Planters near the Flame Tree BBQ are being removed to open up the pathway more. Many guests will likely be exiting that way at one time from the Dinoland side of the show so a big group of plants in the middle of the path will cause a bottleneck. Some construction walls will be going up and the Isle of Java will be closed briefly.


Flame Tree will remain open


Park Hours for this week are....
Thursday February 25 9am- 5:30pm
Friday February 26 9am- 5:30pm
Saturday February 27 8am-  6:30pm Extra Magic Hour in the morning
Sunday February 28 9am- 6:30pm
Monday February 29 9am- 5pm Extra Magic Hour in the morning
Tuesday March 1 9am- 5:30pm
Wednesday March 2 9am- 5pm

Have a Wild Time!

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