So much is changing at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. This week, we’re taking at look at the new Starbucks, as well as many more news items from around the park. Let’s go!

Welcome to Animal Kingdom!
Welcome to Animal Kingdom!
You can now see Avatar construction from places inside the park.
You can now see Avatar construction from places inside the park.
More buildings going up at the entrance to Discovery Island.
More buildings going up at the entrance to Discovery Island.
The walls cause quite the bottleneck getting in.
The walls cause quite the bottleneck getting in.

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Macaws up front in the morning!
Macaws up front in the morning!
I love these construction wall signs.
I love these construction wall signs.

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These walls head toward what will be Pandora (Avatar). It used to be wide open, but is now a tiny little path.
These walls head toward what will be Pandora (Avatar). It used to be wide open, but is now a tiny little path.
Pizzafari is no longer serving breakfast.
Pizzafari is no longer serving breakfast.
That is because Starbucks is now open!
That is because Starbucks is now open!
Rustic Starbucks logos.
Rustic Starbucks logos.

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The inside evokes the Animal Kingdom Lodge style, and I love it.
The inside evokes the Animal Kingdom Lodge style, and I love it.
You Are Here mugs are available, completing the set of all six USA Disney Parks.
You Are Here mugs are available, completing the set of all six USA Disney Parks.
This is the most spacious Starbucks, I think. It works quite well.
This is the most spacious Starbucks, I think. It works quite well.
They have Starbucks green cardboard straws for animal safety.
They have Starbucks green cardboard straws for animal safety.

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It pays to arrive early.
It pays to arrive early.

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I continue to be impressed with the new Harambe Market area.
I continue to be impressed with the new Harambe Market area.

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Zuri's Sweets is now open, and one of the food items was rather controversial. They offered food shaped like animal droppings. They have since sold out, and it is up in the air as to whether they will return.
Zuri’s Sweets is now open, and one of the food items was rather controversial. They offered food shaped like animal droppings. They have since sold out, and it is up in the air as to whether they will return.

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The detail here is amazing, and an example of what WDI can still do.
The detail here is amazing, and an example of what WDI can still do.

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Construction continues for Rivers of Light.
Construction continues for Rivers of Light.

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There really are walls everywhere.
There really are walls everywhere.

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Renovations happening to the old Fastpass kiosks for Everest.
Renovations happening to the old Fastpass kiosks for Everest.

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Yes, it is definitely tour group season.
Yes, it is definitely tour group season.
Weird seeing a modern construction vehicle in Serka Zong.
Weird seeing a modern construction vehicle in Serka Zong.

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This path back to Discovery Island is now walled up while Rivers of Light construction continues.
This path back to Discovery Island is now walled up while Rivers of Light construction continues.

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Flame Tree BBQ reopened yesterday, and it seems to have a less colorful palate, which I think is a good thing.
Flame Tree BBQ reopened yesterday, and it seems to have a less colorful palate.
Adding to the gift shops across from Flame Tree.
Adding to the gift shops across from Flame Tree.
Time to head home!
Time to head home!

That’s it for this week! Do you all like the new Starbucks? What are your thoughts on poop shaped snacks? Let us know in the comments!

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