The new baby, which is yet to be named, is the fourth gorilla born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom as part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Species Survival Plan, which manages genetic diversity among species through detailed records of individual animals.
Check our original story for more details about our newest baby gorilla.
And Gary shared a new group of fun Disney Park “light painting” images that included the galaxy’s most famous villain, Darth Vader. Just like our July post, the designs were made in midair (without a guide or template) and the art was captured using long camera exposures that captured every move of the penlights. There were no chances to “erase” a mistake.
Keep an eye on the Disney Parks Blog for more “light painting” later this year.
(*Note: cast members were in a very controlled environment with proper personnel on-site. If you attempt an artful creation like this, please insure proper safety measures are taken.)
Here are some of the other stories we worked on this week.
D23 Expo 2015 — Tickets Now Available! – Read more about the Ultimate Disney Fan Event and find out where you can buy your tickets.
Share Your Favorite Disneyland Resort Memories from the 1990s – Show us your 1990s memories on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #Disneyland60Contest for a chance to win a trip to the start of the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration in spring 2015!
Meet the Townsfolk of ‘Legends of Frontierland: Gold Rush!’ at Disneyland Park – Get familiar with some of the Townsfolk that are part of this special experience, and don’t forget to mosey on down to Frontierland at Disneyland park for ‘Legends of Frontierland: Gold Rush!’
New Alex and Ani Disney Bracelets Make Two Seasons Collide at Disney Parks – See some of the new Alex and Ani designs celebrating Halloweeen and Winter this year at Disney Parks!
Remembering Lauren Bacall at Disney Parks – Take a look back at legendary actress Lauren Bacall’s visits to Disneyland park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
Visiting Walt Disney World Resort? Check Out These Free Vacation-Planning Tools – Click through for the best resources on Walt Disney World Resort, including maps, dining reservations, theme park tickets and more.
MyMagic+: Video Captures Your Twilight Zone Tower of Terror Drop at Walt Disney World Resort – Read up on how MyMagic+ can save your drop into another dimension at the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.
Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap by Thomas Smith: Originally posted on the Disney Parks Blog