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About “MAGIC OF DISNEY’S ANIMAL KINGDOM”
Disney announces a brand new show, “The Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom,” premiering on Disney+ on September 25th. It is an 8 episode series brought to you by National Geographic. It will allow us to explore the magic of nature within Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge and The Seas with Nemo & Friends at EPCOT. An ultimate tribute to the 300 species and 5,000-plus animals cared for by our dedicated and highly skilled team. Narrated by Josh Gad. It was filmed at Walt Disney World over a span of five months.
As we wait in anticipation for the new series’ debuting on Disney+, I’m pleased to reveal the movie poster below.
Each episode of the docuseries will feature a specific area of the park and some of the day-to-day activities of the parks’ resident animals:
Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail
Hang out with the newest member of the gorilla troop, baby Grace, named after the GRACE (Gorilla Rehabilitation and Conservation Education Center) gorilla sanctuary in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and help her dad and troop leader, Gino, celebrate his 39th birthday.
Harambe Wildlife Reserve
Meet animal keeper Rory and come face to knee with his best friend, supermom Masai giraffe Kenya; play fetch with black rhino Badru and his keeper, Katie.
Swing past a day spa as keeper Nicole gives two hyenas a bath in the hopes that they’ll be as endearing to guests as they are to her; watch Dakari, the alpha male African lion, reign over his land; and meet Kinsey, the alpha lioness, who’s the real ruler of the pride.
Stop by the love nest of Carri and Bones, an endangered vulture couple, as animal keeper Tricia sets the mood for mating and steps up as eggsitter.
Witness animal care experts employing extra creativity to keep critically endangered Sumatran tigers Anala and Sohni entertained.
The Seas with Nemo & Friends at EPCOT
Plunge in with some of the 3,000 ocean animals that call it home, including an injured wild sea turtle, Harry; rescued manatees Lil’ Joe and Lou; Darby, a pregnant spotted eagle ray; and aquarist Amanda, who is also expecting.