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Dr. Mark Penning

by , Vice President, Animals, Science and Environment, Disney Parks

Greetings, Disney Parks Blog readers! As many of you avid followers know, my name is Dr. Mark Penning, Vice President of Disney’s Animals, Science and Environment team. Being able to connect guests to the magic of nature is truly what I enjoy the most about my role, so what I am about to share is truly exciting for me and my team. If you strive to protect the environment, identify as an animal-lover, or are curious about science and nature, we have something special for you!

You can now follow me and my team as we go about our day-to-day lives working with animals and making an impact on environments across the globe on my Instagram, found here: @DrMarkAtDisney.

 Dr. Mark Penning, Vice President, Animals, Science and Environment

Here’s a little bit more about me and a preview of the exciting content that you can find on my Instagram:

Walt Disney’s legacy of caring for wildlife and nature is a way of life for the Animals, Science and Environment team and our guests. Our mission is to lead our parks around the world to CARE for animals and the environment, CONNECT people to nature and CONSERVE our natural resources. To learn more about our commitment to environmental stewardship, visit

If you want to learn more about what Disney is doing in the wildlife and environmental space, be sure to head over to my Instagram. I’m looking forward to sharing our world with you, including behind-the-scenes content from my incredible team, fun facts about the wonderful world we live in and an insider’s look into the work we are doing here at Disney. Be sure to follow along!

Want to read more exciting content from the Animals, Science and Environment team? Check out some of my favorite Disney Parks Blog posts: