Tag Archives: Animal

New Addition at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

New Addition at Disney's Animal Kingdom 1 Disney’s Animal Kingdom has a new addition! Disney announced that a new Nile hippopotamus was born on Saturday night at 10 p.m. The newborn, who has yet to be named, is the first hippo born in the park in 13 years. The Nile hippopotamus species is declining and they are considered a vulnerable species, so it’s exciting to have one born at the park. The mother, Tuma, and the father, Henry, were selected through Continue Reading

Wildlife Wednesday: Disney’s Animal Programs Nutrition Team Prepares Hundreds of Meals Each Day

Wildlife Wednesday: Disney’s Animal Programs Nutrition Team Prepares Hundreds of Meals Each Day 2 Today is Wednesday, which means a new blog in the series of Wildlife Wednesdays.  This week Eduardo Valdes, PhD., Animal Nutrition Operations Manager, shared some information on the Disney Parks Blog about how they feed 2,000 animals each day at Walt Disney World Resort. In the early morning hours, while many of us are fast asleep, the Animal Nutrition Team is busy preparing and delivering balanced and individual Continue Reading
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