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Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap Jan. 8, 2017

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks

This week, we introduced Disney Parks Blog readers to the newest member of our family – Stella, a female elephant calf born recently and now exploring the savanna at Kilimanjaro Safaris at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

We shared a quick video showing Stella taking her first steps on the savanna with her mother – 28-year-old Donna. Stella raises the number of elephants in the Disney’s Animal Kingdom herd to 10, including three males and six females. Check out our original story for more details.


And this weekend, you can vote for Mickey Mouse or Goofy to join the NFL Pro Bowl in Orlando later this month. Visit Darrell’s original story to see a special video and to vote for Mickey or Goofy to be added to one of the Pro Bowl teams.

Here are some of the other stories we worked on this week.