In the early hours of Tuesday 22nd September a baby female Masai Giraffe was born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park.
Baby Giraffe at Disney’s Animal Kingdom © Disney
Weighing in at 156 pounds, she is healthy, actively nursing and was strong and feisty during her neonatal exam. Our girl, yet-to-be-named, is already showing she has a close bond with her mom Mara. The pair will continue to stay backstage until baby meets all her developmental milestones. We expect her to join the herd on the savanna in the coming weeks.
After initially reopening on 18th June Hong Kong Disneyland had to close again a month later on 15th July, due to rising cases of Covid-19, (details here), Disney has now announced the new reopening date.
We’re pleased to share that today Hong Kong Disneyland announced that it will officially reopen on September 25, 2020!
In alignment with the latest guidance from health and government authorities, the resort will continue its measured approach with health and safety measures implemented as a top priority, including capacity control, health screenings, temperature checks, requiring face masks, social distancing, and increased cleaning and disinfecting. Continue reading
Hasbro has released a new version of Disney Villains Monopoly that will bring out the villainous side of you as you scheme and plot your way to victory.
In this new edition you can elect to play as one of six different Disney Villains. The Evil Queen from ‘Snow white’ or Maleficent from ‘Sleeping Beauty’ might be popular choices, or how about playing, Cruella de Vil from ‘101 Dalmations’, Scar from ‘The Lion King’, Jfar from ‘Aladdin’ or Hook from ‘Peter Pan.
Hasbro has previously released a Villains edition but this one has been reworked to be more interactive and includes some twists to keep you entertained. You are encouraged to be ruthless and compete to see is the most evil of all. Players must buy and sell Villain Contracts instead of property, and the more villains a player hires, the more money they can collect. Continue reading
Disney has confirmed that that their two water parks, Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach will not reopen until March 2021.
Disney usually alternate their water parks over the winter season with one open and the other closed. Due to the current pandemic their water parks have so far not reopened with the rest of Walt Disney World.
Disney has now confirmed that both parks will remain closed and that they plan on opening one of the water parks on 7th March, 2021. Continue reading
An all-new, short-form video mini-series ‘Disney Parks Wild Sights’ will debut exclusively in the My Disney Experience app, showcasing the amazing animals that call Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park home.
Disney Parks Wild Sights © Disney
Featuring a variety of animals and the dedicated cast members who care for them, “Disney Parks Wild Sights” will take you on a journey to discover more about the diverse wildlife of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. In each episode, you’ll meet a different animal, learn about what makes them unique and hear about the incredible bonds they form with their animal keepers. We can’t wait to introduce you to them!