It has been quite some time since we visited Disney’s Animal Kingdom, so let’s take a look at what’s going on in this beautiful park.

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Welcome to Animal Kingdom!

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Walls are up near the locker area in the front of the park.

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Beautiful!

 

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Crowds were somewhat manageable given the time of year.

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Lots of pretty photos this week with not a ton of news to report.

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I had a really nice time walking the park taking photos this week. I rarely take in all the wonderful details of Animal Kingdom, and it is always refreshing when I get the chance to do so.

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Since the last time I visited, the Adventurer’s Outpost got a sign.

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Live entertainment.

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Epic.

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This boat had had been missing for quite some time. Needless to say, it has returned.

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The new Festival of the Lion King building is going up and changing the Harambe landscape. The show is being moved due to Avatar construction.

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More live entertainment.

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Animal Kingdom merchandise is pretty classy.

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This gift shop is serving as a FastPass+ kiosk. It’ll be busy soon, as AK is the first park where FP+ will be available to all guests, not just those staying at Disney World Resort hotels.

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Walls up at one of the animal viewing locations.

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These signs only come out at the busiest times of year.

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Over in Camp Minnie Mickey, I found lots of great Christmas decorations, including a Country Bears themed tree that I had no clue existed.

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That said, Camp Minnie Mickey doesn’t look at all like it will be shuttered for Avatar construction soon.

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These birds gathered and lots of people stopped for photos. I love spontaneous moments like this in the parks.

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Late afternoon light on the Tree of Life.

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After all that walking, let’s take a seat before exiting.

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That wraps things up for us for this week! If you have any questions or opinions, please let us know in the comments section below!!

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