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Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap Feb. 20, 2011

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks

We began this week celebrating Valentine’s Day on the Disney Parks Blog with posts from the Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort. And you bet some of our beloved Disney character couples were “feelin’ the love” that day at Magic Kingdom Park.

Who's Your Favorite Disney Couple?

We asked, “Who’s your favorite Disney character couple?” and received some great responses – thank you. If you didn’t get a chance to vote, please drop it in the comments.

Lilly, an endangered western lowland gorilla born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

And the week ended with another celebration – a special first birthday. Lilly, an endangered western lowland gorilla born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, turned one yesterday. Dr. Mark Stetter, Director of Animal Health at Disney Parks, shared Lilly’s unique story.

Now, here’s a look at some of the other stories we worked on this week.

Where at Disney Parks Can You Find… – Have you seen this man striking a pensive pose at Disney Parks?

Walt Disney World’s 40th Anniversary Merchandise Collage – Natalie Kennedy, Senior Graphic Designer with Disney Design Group, shared the 40th anniversary collage she created, which is now featured on some 40th anniversary merchandise.

Things That Spin in the Night at Disney California Adventure Park – Take a look at the spinning attractions at Paradise Pier at night.

Our Favorite Dishes at Disneyland Resort – Pam Brandon shared her favorite meals at Disneyland Resort. Do you have a favorite?

Tom Staggs Offers Update on Walt Disney Parks & Resorts – Get an update on the growth at Disney Parks & Resorts from Chairman Tom Staggs.

Celebrating 40 Years of Walt Disney World Magic in Style with Dooney & Bourke – The newest Disney Theme Park Exclusive Dooney & Bourke collection celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort.


  • My favorite disney character couple is Wall-E and Eve….such a cute couple! Showed how much he cared for her and what he would do to have that one special person back into his life.

  • What a lovely girl, Lily! Your eyes are full of curiosity, warm, and tenderness. Wish you would explore this HAPPIEST world happily.

  • I remember seeing Lilly! She was adorable 😀

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