What’s New at Disney’s Animal Kingdom: We Met a RARE Character!

It’s been a HUGE week for Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Happy 25th, Animal Kingdom!

Not only did we celebrate Earth Day, but we also celebrated Animal Kingdom’s 25th anniversary! We’re also now celebrating the Walt Disney Company’s 100th Anniversary ALL over Disney World, so there’s been a LOT going on. So we’re going to get you caught up on all the news from Animal Kingdom!

Animal Kingdom Food Updates

Popcorn Carts

The Pumbaa Popcorn Bucket has arrived and this thing was FLYING off of popcorn cart shelves. But you can see why — just look at it!

Pumbaa Popcorn Bucket

The popcorn bucket is $22 and you can find it at Trek Snacks as well as popcorn carts around Animal Kingdom.

See More Photos of this Popcorn Bucket!


What do you get when you make an iced latte with strawberry, banana, and chocolate syrup topped with whipped cream and cherries? You get the Savannah Banana Latte, which tastes like a drinkable banana split. YUM!

Savanna Banana Latte

This delicious drink for $6.49 is a special offering for Animal Kingdom’s 25th anniversary, so it probably won’t be around for long.

Read A Full Review of This Coffee

Animal Kingdom Merchandise Updates

Discovery Trading Company

Okay, so there are a LOT of Animal Kingdom 25th anniversary souvenirs available right now. There’s a Phone Case for $34.99

25th iPhone case

…a Mickey-Shaped Die Cut Magnet for $19.99

Fun Mickey-shaped magnet

…a Round Ornament for $19.99

Tree of Life ornament

…a Mickey-Shaped Ornament for $19.99

25th ornament

…an Alive With Magic Kid’s T-Shirt for $29.99

Alive with Magic

…a Loungefly Mini Backpack for $88

Sweet new Loungefly

…and even a Spirit Jersey. Here’s the front…

25th spirit jersey

…and here’s the back. The spirit jersey is $79.99.


But there’s even MORE! There’s a Mickey-Shaped Magnet for $11.99

Smaller magnet

…a Lightbox for $44.99

Beautiful lightbox

…an Ornament for $19.99


…a Keychain for $11.99

25th keychain

…a Black Button-Up Shirt for $44.99

Tie shirt

…a Blue Tank Top for $39.99

Perfect for hot Florida days

…a Tiger-Striped Button-Up Shirt for $59.99

This shirt is WILD

…a Pocket Tee for $39.99

Fun design

…a Tumbler for $29.99


…a Kevin Pin for $17.99

We love Kevin!

…a Tree of Life Pin for $19.99

Tree of Life pin

…a Mystery Pin Set for $24.99

Which pin will you get?

…a Kilimanjaro Safari Pin for $19.99

Mickey on safari

…a Dinosaur Pin for $19.99

Dinosaur FOREVER

…an It’s Tough To Be A Bug Pin for $19.99

It’s Tough To Be A Bug

…a Festival of the Lion King Pin for $19.99

Festival of the Lion King

…and an Annual Passholder Pin for $19.99.

Annual Passholder pin

We also found this cool Lion King Magnet for $14.99…,

Remember Who You Are

…and an Animal Print Apple Watch Band.

For Apple Watch

The watch band is $36.99.

Find Out What Popular Animal Kingdom Attraction Will CLOSE for a LONG TIME in Disney World

Mombasa Marketplace

You can get a National Geographic Elephant Plush for $29.99.

It’s so cute

This Legendary Lion King Phone Case is also available.


The phone case is $29.99.

This Is NOT Something We Expected to See in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom Character Updates

We got to meet Princess Atta from A Bug’s Life for Earth Week!

Princess Atta

We love seeing all these rare characters during this time.

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So that’s everything that’s been going on in Animal Kingdom. AND if you’re headed to Disney World soon, don’t forget to pack some of our fun t-shirts! Click here to see them all!

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What’s your favorite thing in Animal Kingdom? Let us know in the comments!


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