We are less than two weeks away from the debut of many of the new nighttime offerings that will delight Guests after the sun goes down at Animal Kingdom.
While the opening of the Rivers of Light show has been delayed (recent rumors say that it could open in July), a temporary nighttime spectacular themed after the live action version of the Jungle Book movie will open in its place, allowing park Guests to check out the new amphitheater built next to the Discovery River.


Before we get to that part of the park, let's see what's new around the other areas of Animal Kingdom:

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First of all, work continues in the future site of Pandora:

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Discovery Island:

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Let's take a look around the Riverside Depot store:

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The theming inside the shop is great:

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In Africa, walls are still up in front of the facade representing a typical Guest House:

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The building is located across from the Harambe Market:

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The pathway behind the Tree of Life continues to be widened:

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The Cementosaurus has been repainted:

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It looks better with this color scheme:

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The same dinosaur also sports the same color scheme on all the signs and photo-ops around the area:

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since we are in the area, here's the list of toppings available at the Restaurantosaurus:




Let's now take a quick look around the new Rivers of Light amphitheater:

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This is the DinoLand U.S.A. side:

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The speakers were recently covered:

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Touch points can be found on both sides of the amphitheater:

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This is one of the sections reserved for Guests using wheelchairs and ECVs:

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The wall appears to be a little taller than it should in this section:

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A new (covered) sign has appeared nearby:

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We are now heading to the other half of the amphitheater, located in Asia:

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This must be one of the most themed control booths ever:

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Rocks and trees can be found all around the area:

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And that is all for now. Before concluding, remember to like us on our official Facebook page and follow us on Twitter for live updates from the parks. If you would like to make a donation to OTPN, feel free to use the "DONATE" button found on the sidebar. Thank you for your support, and see you again soon.

PHOTOS BY: Alex, Official Orlando Theme Park News Team Member and Photographer.

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