Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Disney's Animal Kingdom Celebrates Primates in August

Photos courtesy of DisneyParks Blog
DisneyParks Blog just announced that August is a special celebration of some our primate friends at Animal Kingdom.  August 1st is a celebration of all primates at Animal Kingdom, with extra learning opportunities across the park, as well as face painters and caricature artists.  

The rest of August will focus specifically on Cotton Top Tamarins, squirrel sized monkeys that originate from South America and Colombia.  Disney will present special information about these tiny, critically endangered creatures to raise awareness of their plight.
In addition, Disney has released dates for some other special animal events this year.
  • September 5th: International Vulture Awareness Day
  • September 7th: International Manatee Day (Celebrated at The Seas with Nemo & Friends)
  • September 26th: Elephant Awareness Day
  • October 31st: Bat Day

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