If you’ve ever seen the Disney Pixar movie “Up” then you may just remember an adorable little boy named Russell in the film. As a Wilderness Explorer, Russell, was determined to collect all of his badges and become a senior explorer.
With that theory in mind, Animal Kingdom created an interactive program called the Wilderness Explorers program that is included with admission to the park.
While exploring the park, you and your family set out on an adventure to collect badges at the challenge stations. Each fact-finding challenge is totally different and offers a variety of missions ranging from animal observations to learning nature skills. First, you’ll want to pick up this handy field guide at the beginning of the park so you know where the badges are located. As you can see below, they are spread throughout the entire park. While you may not collect all 30+ badges on your first visit, it’s something to look forward to next time you visit. [Read more…]