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Get up close & personal with friendly animals in this shaded petting yard.

The Frog Family Experience

"This is the only area in Animal Kingdom where you can actually touch the animals. Therein lies the dilemma; Lily loves petting the goats and sheep, but she doesn't like smelling 'goat-y' the rest of the day."


Rating - 3 Star

Location - Rafiki's Planet Watch

Tips & Fun Facts

Don't forget your cameras but keep an eye on them! This attraction opened with Disney's Animal Kingdom® on April 22, 1998. The animals have independent pens for sleeping at night with heaters, fans and lighting.

There are benches for those who do not want to commune with the animals but would like to watch the fun. If you would like help learning how to properly brush the animals, ask one of our animal experts who are always happy to assist you.

Duration - 8 minutes 20 seconds

Suitability - Fun for Everyone, Fun for the Little Ones, Outdoor

Ages -  4 thru 6 yrs, 7 yrs & up, 12 yrs & up, 0 thru 3 yrs, Family

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Undercover Tourist - Editorial

A petting zoo, small, don't wait in line for it.

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