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African Elephants - Disney Animals

An African elephant grabs another's trunk

Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park


Guests Can Be

Any Height

Age Interest

All Ages

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  • Must Transfer to Wheelchair


Animal Encounters

Behold the elephant—the planet’s largest terrestrial animal—and learn the true meaning of awesome!

African elephant with GPS collar around neck chewing vegetation while walking

Where to Find African Elephants

Meet one of the earth’s most colossal, fascinating and beloved animals—African elephants! Read More
African elephant with tusks chewing vegetation

Disney Conservation: Saving African Elephants

African elephants face 3 major threats—habitat loss, poaching and human-elephant conflicts. Read More
African elephant swimming in rain holding tree branch with trunk

Home Away From Home: Saving African Elephants

Elephants are intelligent, social and complex animals—and meeting all of their care requirements is a jumbo task! Read More
African elephant spraying mud with trunk, with nearby safari vehicle

African Elephants Are Awesome!

Elephants are among the world’s most intelligent and sensitive animals, with extraordinary empathy and self-awareness. Read More
African elephant walking with baby calf

You Can Help African Elephants, Too!

What can one person or family do to protect African elephants and their habitats—more than you think! Read More


Friday, September 30, 2016

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  • For assistance with your Walt Disney World visit, please call (407) 939-5277.
  • 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM Eastern Time. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.
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