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Wilderness Explorers

By Teresa Pitman My granddaughter Callista is planning to be a veterinarian when she grows up. In fact, she informed me, she intends to specialize in caring for “horses, giraffes and snakes.” (That should make for an interesting mix in the waiting room of her future clinic!) Knowing that, you won’t be surprised to hear […]

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Wild Africa Trek

By: Teresa Pittman Did I mention that I’m afraid of heights? The advice about not looking down isn’t working for me, either – I have to look down to see the next gap in the sparse planks of the rope bridge I’m traversing. Some thirty feet below, the crocodiles clustered on the rocks tilt their […]

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Breakfast with the Duck

By Lindsey Tullier My family and I have enjoyed character dining since my husband and I honeymooned in the World in August of 1999 and dined at the Crystal Palace and 1900 Park Fare. On our most recent trip in October of this year, we took our almost three-year-old son, David, and our eight-month-old son, […]

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Fun Facts

This issue, we offer some fun (and informative) facts from Disney about Disney’s Animal Kingdom. In preparation for creating Disney’s Animal Kingdom, a core team of seven Walt Disney Imagineers, led by executive designer Joe Rohde, crisscrossed the globe in search of the essential look of life in the wild, amassing more than 500,000 miles […]

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Touring with Young Children Part 3: Animal Kingdom

By Stephanie Rouse In our previous two editions, we explored what there is for families with small children to see and do at Epcot and at Disney MGM Studios. Now we move on to a “wilder” experience, Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park. I first want to mention that lots of families completely skip this park, […]

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Animal Kingdom Sample Menus – Eating at Walt Disney World for $40 a Day

From the Article Eating at Walt Disney World for $40 a Day Here are sample menus if you are spending the day at Animal Kingdom. ***The dining locations marked with * accept the Disney Dining Experience card and would be eligible for an additional 20% discount.