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Photos of the Wild Africa Trek, in Disney's Animal Kingdom

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Wild Animal Trek, hippos. Photo ©  Teresa Plowright.

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Photo © Teresa Plowright.
The Wild Africa Trek is a premium tour in the "Harambe Wildlife Reserve" area of the Animal Kingdom. All visitors to this theme park are familiar with this 100-acre African savannah as the setting for the top attraction, the Kilimanjaro Safaris jeep tour, which offers views of hippos, rhinos, giraffes, antelopes, elephants, cheetahs, lions... The Wild Africa Trek offers special opportunities to view these animals, and also takes visitors into exclusive areas for extra experiences.

Above: guests on the Wild Africa Trek get to view hippos at close range from a special perch: guests are are "clipped in" -- all trekkers wear harnesses -- for safety and can then venture out on a cliff to look down on the hippos. Meanwhile a knowledgeable guide provides facts and answers questions about these amazing beasts.

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