Walt Disney World Resort Guests now have a fun new way to learn about some of the animals at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Epcot! The official Walt Disney World website recently introduced a new Disney Animals section that provides a wealth of information about 10 of the conservation species at the parks. The My Disney Experience app also includes pages for these animals that tell Guests where they can find the animals in the parks.


Anyone can now read about African lions, Asian tigers, rhinos, African elephants, Western lowland gorillas, cotton-top tamarins, migratory birds, sharks, sea turtles and coral reef. While it’s not a comprehensive list of all the animals Guests can see at Disney’s Animal Kingdom or at The Seas with Nemo at Epcot, it represents 10 conservation species The Walt Disney Company continues to work to protect.



“We are thrilled to bring this great wildlife information to a larger platform and to reach a wider audience,” said Kathy Lehnhardt, Education manager, Disney’s Animals, Science and Environment (ASE). “Connecting Disney families to nature and inspiring them to action through our Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Epcot websites is a big part of our mission. We hope the animal pages will continue to grow as Guests use them.” 


On the My Disney Experience app, Guests can search for the animals or select Attractions at the top of the page, and then scroll down to find coral reef, sea turtles or sharks in the Epcot section or the other seven animal pages under Disney’s Animal Kingdom. ASE chose to debut these 10 species on the website and app first because of their conservation status, we hope to add more soon.

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