Disney Plus Releases Trailer for 'Magic of Disney's Animal Kingdom'

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Disney Plus Wednesday released a video trailer for its new original series Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, which debut Sept. 25.

The eight-episode series, produced by National Geographic and narrated by actor Josh Gad, explores nature within Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge and The Seas with Nemo & Friends at EPCOT, said service officials.

The episodes dive into the details of animal care and conservation, and showcases the parks’ more than 300 species and 5,000-plus animals and the tasks animal care experts undertake to keep things running day and night, said Disney Plus.


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