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Disney's Animal Kingdom hosting Earth Day celebration

Earth Day is April 22, and Disney's Animal Kingdom park will be celebrating with its annual Party for the Planet event. 

This year's celebration will teach guests what they can do to make their backyards wildlife-friendly, as well as ways to connect with and conserve wildlife and nature.  

To go along with the new film "Bears" from Disneynature, park guests will also have the opportunity to learn about brown bears in Alaska, like the ones featured in the film, which releases in theaters April 18.

There will be plenty of activities for children, including ones focused on brown bears. Guests will receive a Party for the Planet postcard when walking through the main entrance of the park.

Rafiki's Planet Watch, an area of the park devoted to the preservation and care of animals, will offer a variety of nature activities and instructional workshops throughout the day, including how purchases can affect wildlife and nature. 

Animal Kingdom won't be the only Walt Disney World park getting in on Earth Day festivities. Epcot will celebrate the day at The Seas with Nemo & Friends, where children can find out about sea turtles and conservation efforts to protect turtles and other inhabitants of our oceans.  

 

 

 

 

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