safari Archives - Uncle Walt's Insider
Using a telephoto lens, a shy baby Simba One can just be glimpsed behind its mother. Photo by Michael Lowin [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom welcomes newborn Safari Truck!

It will be months before handlers can get close enough to determine the gender. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park and Spa has announced an addition to the Kilimanjaro Safari ride -- a newborn Safari Truck! Disney (the company) spokeswoman Jun Disney (no relation) is "very excited": "The Safari Truck breeding program has been around since the park opened," Disney (no relation) explained, "but until this month Disney (the company) has been unsuccessful at breeding a new baby truck." What's ... Read more
Sign seen at the entrance of Kilimanjaro Safaris. Photo by BrokenSphere [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Secrets of the Savannah: Former Safari Driver tells all

You won't believe #4! The Kilimanjaro Safari Ride at Disney's Animal Kingdom will celebrate its 20th anniversary this spring. To help celebrate, Uncle Walt's Insider caught up with a former Safari Driver, and asked if she would share any good stories. Meet the Driver Jamie DeJameson worked at Kilimanjaro Safaris in the mid 2000's. She agreed to speak with Uncle Walt's on the condition that the editorial staff not try to play "Two Truths and a Lie" with her stories. Uncle Walt's is dedicated ... Read more