Do you remember when we told you in May about the new Dine with an Expert at Animal Kingdom Lodge, well it seems it has proven popular and it looks like this will become a permanent experience. There are more details below: Which animals are the most cantankerous? The most playful? Who eats the most? Fans of Disneyâ€™s Animal Kingdom and Disneyâ€™s Animal Kingdom Lodge already know that the well-versed animal specialists are always ready to answers questions and share their knowledge about the beautiful creatures roaming the savannas. View attachment 8849 But now thereâ€™s an even more personal way to learn about the animals â€“ and enjoy a delicious African-inspired lunch at Sanaa at Kidani Village at Disneyâ€™s Animal Kingdom Lodge. With a view out the restaurant window onto the savanna, one of the resortâ€™s animal specialists joins a small group (no more than 12) around the table for lunch and a fun insiderâ€™s view, with time for lots of questions. A giraffe gallops by; a zebra grazes unaware while guests enjoy a four-course lunch from Sanaaâ€™s tandoor ovens. From warm naan bread and savory dips to slow-cooked meats and unusual sweets such as a tropical fruit kulfi and chai cream, you get a culinary lesson too as the restaurant servers talk about each delicious course. View attachment 8848 The Animal Specialist experience is: Every Wednesday from 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Cost is Adults: $49 and children: $29 ages 3 to 9 (special kidâ€™s menu). The price includes the gratuity plus a $5 contribution to Disneyâ€™s Worldwide Conservation Fund. To make a reservation, call 407-938-6922 option 3 or stop by Disneyâ€™s Animal Kingdom Lodge concierge. Beginning Aug. 1, reservations will be available online at Dining Reservations or call 407-WDW-DINE (939-3463) up to 180 days prior to visiting.