The exhibits are in an air-conditioned station where you can meet some of the animal handlers, see some animals and learn about the veterinary care, research and food preparation that are part of the day-to-day activities in Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park.
Song of the Rainforest – Be guided through the sounds of the rainforest at night with a set of earphones and a dark room.
Eco Heroes – Phone up an Eco Hero and hear their story on conservation. Video phone booth.
Caring for the Wild – Check out what Disney’s Conservation Fund is doing around the world.
Animal Encounters – Meet one of the Animal Park’s special residents for a brief animal encounter. Stroke a lizard held by an animal keeper and get some disinfection gel from them after just for good mensure!
Self Guided Backstage Tour – Live video camera monitors let you observe animals in their enclosures.
Wildlife Tracking Center – Research and detective work is often needed to explore the animal kingdom. Can you follow the clues given by wildlife?
Veterinary Treatment Room – Observe the treatment and care of animals.
Hatchery – Check out the eggs and see what is hatching at the hatchery!
Nursery – Feeding and care for newborn animals.
Food Prepreation Room – There are many different animals to feed in the park, and a lot of meals to prepare.
See a giant Pachycephalosaurus dinosaur, discover fossil dig sites and encounter living plant and animal species that have outlived the dinosaurs and survived the prehistoric era of 65 million years ago.
Pose for photos with an amazing 13-foot tall, 40-foot long skeleton reproduction of the largest, most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex ever discovered. Dino-Sue is a replica of a 67 million-year-old dinosaur found in Black Hills, South Dakota in 1990.
With more than 90 percent of Dinosaur Sue’s bones accounted for, the find brought forth a tremendous amount of information to what little is known about the species.
- Bronto-Score basketball game
- Comet Crasher goblet-toss game
- Dino-Whamma mallet strength game
- Fossil Fueler water-squirt game
- Mammoth Marathon racing derby game
Kids can wander through a maze, slide down covered slides, climb among the rocks and explore to their heart’s content. The soft cushiony floor makes for a safe area where kids can have fun and run free. Make your way up to the top of the yard and cross over the bridge to the sand pit on the other side where kids can dig up their own dino bones in the shade.
- Giant, multi-level maze with covered slides
- Shaded archeological dig site with a special soft, no-stick sand where kids can excavate fossils from Triceratops, Tyrannosaurus Rex and the Woolly Mammoth
- Shaded seating area at the dig site with large fans and music so adults can relax while the kids play
- Set of musical fossilized bones set into the side of a hill: knock on the bones of the “xylobone” to play a tune
- Lots of tunnels to explore
- Jeep to climb and play on
- Interesting archaeological dig site notes and facts
- Many hidden secrets to discover: open doors, step on dinosaur footprints, open lids to crates and just plain explore!
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