Here we list the basic descriptions -- or "what is is" -- each attraction at Disney's Animal Kingdom:

Disney's Animal Kingdom What it is
Attraction What It Is
Adventurer's Celebration Gathering Animal Kingdom Exit Show
Affection Section Petting zoo
African Village Band African Music
Animal Encounters: It All Started with a Mouse Animal Show
Animal Encounters: Up-Close Interactions Animal Show
Avatar Flight of Passage Flight Simulator
Bollywood Beats Bollywood Dance Show
The Boneyard Elaborate playground
Burudika Band African Musical Act
Character Greetings Around Animal Kingdom Character Greeting
Conservation Station Behind-the-scenes walk-through educational exhibit
Cretaceous Trail Trail near the DINOSAUR attraction
Dino-Riffic Dance Party! Character greeting venues and late-day dance party
DINOSAUR Motion-simulator dark ride
Dino-Sue Dinosaur skeleton near the DINOSAUR ride
Discovery Island Trails Winding trails with animal exhibits
Divine Walking tree character
DJ Anaan Dance Party
Expedition Everest - Legend of the Forbidden Mountain High-speed, outdoor roller coaster through Nepalese mountain village
Festival of the Lion King Theater-in-the-round Stage Show
Finding Nemo - The Musical Enclosed venue for live stage shows
Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail Walk-through zoological exhibit
Habitat Habit! A Few Animals
Hakuna Matata Time Dance Party Dance Party
Harambe School School lesson about Africa
Harambe Soccer Meerkats Soccer-themed Entertainers
Harambe Village Acrobats Acrobats
Island Groove Steel drum band
It's Tough to Be a Bug! 3-D theater show
Kali River Rapids Whitewater raft ride
Karibu Sisters Musical Storytellers
Kilimanjaro Safaris Truck ride through an African wildlife reservation
Kora Tinga Tinga Live Music
Maharajah Jungle Trek Walk-through zoological exhibit
Main Entrance Entranceway to Animal Kingdom
Meet Favorite Disney Pals at Adventurers Outpost Character greeting area
Muziki Musician on Stilts
Na'vi River Journey Boat Ride
Oasis Exhibits Animal enclosures just off the main path
Pandora Drummers – Swotu Wayä Drum Music
Pandora Rangers Robotic Suit Walking
Primeval Whirl Small coaster
Rivers of Light Nighttime Water and Light Show
Tam Tam Drummers of Harambe African dancing / crowd interaction act
Tree of Life Awakenings Nighttime light and film show projected on to the Tree of Life
TriceraTop Spin Hub-and-spoke midway ride
UP! A Great Bird Adventure Stadium show about birds
Valley of Mo'ara Alien Rainforest
Viva Gaia Street Band Multi-cultural musical troupe
Wilderness Explorers Park-wide scavenger hunt/puzzle-solving adventure game.
Wildlife Express Train: Africa Station Scenic railroad ride to Rafiki's Planet Watch and Conservation Station
Wildlife Express Train: Rafiki's Planet Watch Station Scenic railroad ride to Rafiki's Planet Watch and Conservation Station
Winged Encounters - The Kingdom Takes Flight Birds Flying

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