Special Edition Plush to Support Conservation Effort

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is celebrating the release of Disney’s The Lion King all Summer long. In addition to the efforts to raise funds for the Lion Recovery Fund as reported in this article , Disney is now releasing these adorable lion plushes.

For each Special Edition Simba and Nala plush sold globally, Disney will donate US $5 to the Wildlife Conservation Network in support of the LRF and its local partners. Special Edition Simba and Nala plush are now available at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and can be found at additional locations at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort beginning July 1st.

Wildlife Conservation Network’s Lion Recovery Fund supports a variety of organizations working across Africa to benefit people, wildlife and habitats. WCN has established an unparalleled reputation for integrity and programmatic impact and the LRF is dedicated to ensuring a long-term future for African lions and their habitats by engaging communities and developing campaigns that build support for the protection and revitalization of these animals.


Special Edition Simba and Nala plush can be found at the following locations at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort:

  • Now available at Mombasa, Island Mercantile, and Discovery Trading Company at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, as well as Seaside Souvenirs at Disney’s California Adventure park.
  • Starting July 1st, available in World of Disney, Elias & Co. and Bazaar at Disneyland Resort and in Emporium, Mouse Gear, World of Disney and more locations at Walt Disney World Resort.

For more information on the Lion Recovery Fund and Disney’s conservation efforts, visit www.disney.com/LionKingProtectThePride.

And don’t forget that Disney’s “The Lion King” comes to theaters on July 19, 2019.

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