Caring For Giants At Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Last August Carol took her annual ‘solo’ trip to Walt Disney World to attend the yearly EPCOT Pin Event. When she got home she couldn’t stop raving about the backstage tour that she and her friend Carrie had taken. They signed up for the “Caring For Giants” tour at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and spent an … Continue reading "Caring For Giants At Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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“Caring for Giants” — A Closer Look at Some Big Friends

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Photographs taken by Linda Eckwerth. A new tour offering at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is “Caring for Giants,” which offers guests the opportunity to get a closer look (80-100ft) at the African elephant herd otherwise seen on the Kilimanjaro Safari attraction. Guests check in at the tour desk near the entrance to the Kilimanjaro Safari attraction … Continue reading "“Caring for Giants” — A Closer Look at Some Big Friends"
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“Caring for Giants” — A Close Look at Some Big Friends

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Photographs taken by Linda Eckwerth. A new tour offering at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is “Caring for Giants,” which offers guests the opportunity to get a closer look (80-100ft) at the African elephant herd otherwise seen on the Kilimanjaro Safari attraction. Guests check in at the tour desk near the entrance to the Kilimanjaro Safari attraction … Continue reading "“Caring for Giants” — A Close Look at Some Big Friends"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Elephant

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African elephants have been part of Animal Kingdom since it opened. These massive animals can be seen as you ride the Kilimanjaro Safari. The Walt Disney World Resort’s animal care team welcomed the first African elephant calf to be born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in May 2003. You can see photos of some of the … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Elephant"
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Elephant Games in Storybook Circus

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Guests being sprayed by elephants at Casey Jr. Splash ‘N’ Soak Station in the new Storybook Circus.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/130s, f/32, ISO 200, EV +0.3, 100mm focal length. Guests being sprayed by elephants at Casey Jr. Splash ‘N’ Soak Station in the Magic Kingdom. A wet one for my Disney Pic of the Week for Storybook … Continue reading "Elephant Games in Storybook Circus"
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Photographing on the Wild Africa Trek, Part II

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When I left you last week, I was still wearing the safety vest (see below). After visiting with the sunbathing Nile Crocodiles, my Wild Africa Trek group headed overland until we were across from the place where the Safari jeeps first enter the savannah part of the Harambe Reserve. For those who have been on … Continue reading "Photographing on the Wild Africa Trek, Part II"
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Jungle Cruise Joy

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Copyright © 2010 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 11-16mm, 1/13 sec, f/2.8, ISO 2500 I think these baby elephants playing in the water are so cute. They remind me of a picture in a Disneyland book that I had as a child. In fact, I don’t remember any other specific pictures from the book, just the … Continue reading "Jungle Cruise Joy"
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