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Winged Encounters Tree of Life Animal Kingdom

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Winged Encounters - The Kingdom Takes Flight, is a new show at Animal Kingdom (this video taken during soft opening). It takes place in Discovery Island across from the Flame Tree BBQ. This 3-8 minute show (depends on the birds), focuses on the macaws and conservation. The birds fly in (and out) and an avian expert shares interesting facts. Each show is a bit different and may use different birds. The featured macaws are hyacinth, green-winged, blue and gold, scarlet, military and blue-throated.
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Tree of Life Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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  INTRODUCTION Emerge from the heavy foliage of the Oasis — Before you stands the 145-foot tall Tree of Life. The first time I saw the Tree of Life, I just stood and gaped with my mouth open. It is awesome. The branches span 165 feet across and the trunk is 50 feet wide. There … Continue reading "Tree of Life Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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Walt Disney World Chronicles: The Story of the Tree of Life

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by Jim Korkis Disney Historian Feature Article This article appeared in the November 3, 2015 Issue #841 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) Editor's Note: This story/information was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm all current rates, information and other details before planning your trip. Just like the Magic Kingdom's Cinderella Castle, … Continue reading "Walt Disney World Chronicles: The Story of the Tree of Life"
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Couples Can Now Say ‘I Do’ at Tree of Life in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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The Tree of Life at Disney's Animal Kingdom is the newest venue available to couples looking to "tie the knot" at Walt Disney World. Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons calls the park icon "the picture-perfect backdrop for a memorable wedding." Beyond Disney's well-known Wedding Pavilion, other possible settings for Disney World weddings include Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground with views of Seven Seas Lagoon, in front of Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom, and the Chinese Theatre at Disney's Hollywood Studios.
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Animals Return to Habitats Around Tree of Life

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Red-faced kangaroos, lesser flamingos and lappet-faced vultures, which had been moved during construction in the area, can be found once again in habitats around the Tree of Life at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Other animals have also been relocated. Near the Wilderness Explorer Club House, you may spot ring-tailed lemurs in the foliage. Behind the Tree … Continue reading "Animals Return to Habitats Around Tree of Life"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Tree of Life

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I vividly remember the first time I saw the Tree of Life. It was mid-April during a Cast Member preview. I stood in awe – overwhelmed by its magnitude and all the carvings. The photo below is from a Disney Media Relations “newspaper” that was sent to journalists during the construction phase of the park. … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Tree of Life"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Tree of Life

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The Tree of Life continues to dominate people’s attention as they emerge from the Oasis and travel over Discovery River bridge into Disney’s Animal Kingdom park. Imagineers over time have added new viewing locations, waterfalls and animal carvings. While I like the new ones, my favorite view of the Tree of Life is this waterfall … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Tree of Life"
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