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Will Disney CEO Bob Iger Save Animal Kingdom’s DinoLand U.S.A.?

Walt Disney World Resort’s Animal Kingdom theme park is home to six different themed lands: Oasis, Discovery Island, Pandora – The World of Avatar, Africa, Asia, and DinoLand U.S.A.

Tree of Life

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Oasis and Discovery Island are home to animal highlights, fun activities, and specific character meet-and-greets.

Pandora: The World of Avatar is themed entirely after the fictional world from James Cameron’s Avatar franchise, with restaurants, unique attractions, and exploration.

Africa and Asia are home to exciting attractions, shows, interactive activities, and animal trails featuring animals from their respective continents.

DinoLand U.S.A. Disney's Animal Kingdom

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DinoLand U.S.A. is easily one of the strangest yet oddly charming areas of the Disney Park. In its heyday, DinoLand U.S.A. was home to carnival games, a playground, three different attractions, character meet-and-greets, a dance party, and so much more.

Unfortunately, DinoLand U.S.A. is doomed to extinction, as was announced during a relatively recent D23 Expo event. With every passing day, another aspect of this kitschy land is lost in the annals of history.

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However, diehard fans are clinging to this silly area with everything they’ve got, and many of them are calling on CEO Bob Iger for help.

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Some fans firmly believe that DinoLand U.S.A. doesn’t deserve extinction but a vast revamp and expansion. After all, dinosaurs will always be cool! The more we learn about them, the more fascinating they become. If anything, they only get more incredible with time.

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That being said, it seems that DinoLand U.S.A. is ultimately doomed, as Bob Iger has never countered the idea of demolishing the area.

If you could revamp DinoLand U.S.A., what would you do with the space? 

About Isabella Reimer

Isabella Reimer grew up visiting Walt Disney World and relocated to Central Florida to be even closer to The Most Magical Place on Earth. She earned her Bachelor’s from Florida State University, where she studied Creative Writing and Women’s Studies. Her biggest hobby is bonding with the ikran at Avatar Flight of Passage, and her retirement plan includes becoming the 1,000 Happy Haunt of the Haunted Mansion.