Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom is undoubtedly the wildest theme park around, with everything from real animal encounters to exciting attractions.
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Animal Kingdom Is the Wildest Disney Park Around!
The Disney Park is divided up into six different areas: Oasis, Discovery Island, Pandora- The World of Avatar, Africa, Asia, and DinoLand U.S.A.
But unfortunately, one of these lands has been sentenced to death, despite housing one of the best Animal Kingdom rides: DINOSAUR.
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Extinction Imminent For This Animal Kingdom Area…
It was recently announced that DinoLand U.S.A. would be going extinct soon to make room for an entirely new area in the Disney Park.
Slowly but surely, the theme park area has been altered, with a ride torn down here, a store torn down there, etc. Up next on the chopping block is The Boneyard, a play area for kids themed to look like a paleontologist’s dig site.
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Can You Dig It?
This outdoor play area is an excellent way for kids to blow off steam while parents sit and relax, so it’s disappointing to hear that it’ll be closing soon.
Luckily, this closure is only temporary and won’t last forever!
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There’s Still Time Left For This Animal Kingdom Attraction!
The Boneyard is temporarily closing for refurbishment on May 1 and will remain closed through June 12, reopening again on June 13.
The refurbishment of this attraction has us wondering when exactly DinoLand U.S.A. will close for good. However, a refurbishment isn’t enough to confirm an attraction’s extended lifespan. For example, Universal Orlando’s walkthrough attraction Poseidon’s Fury is set to close despite receiving refurbishments a year prior.
At this point, we don’t know when DinoLand U.S.A. and its inhabitants will go extinct forever, so stay tuned to Disney Dining as we update readers on the situation.