'It's Tough to be a Bug'

Discovery Island, Disney's Animal Kingdom

Located inside the Tree of Life in Disney's Animal Kingdom, 'It's Tough to be a Bug' is a 3D movie show with elaborate in-theater effects and audio animatronics. The show is hosted by Flick from Disney-Pixar's A Bugs Life.
  • Main Details

  • Park Disney's Animal Kingdom
  • Land Discovery Island
  • Show Type 3D Movie
  • Indoor Show
  • Capacity High
  • Show Duration 8mins
  • Pre-Show
  • Post-Show
  • Gift Shop
  • Queue Details

  • Disney Genie+
  • Lightning Lane Purchase
  • FastPass+
  • Standby Line
  • Indoor Queue
  • Outdoor Queue
  • Extra Magic Hours

  • Morning EMH
  • Viewing

  • Seating
  • Restrictions

  • Frightening for Kids
  • Accessibility May Remain in Wheelchair/ECV
  • Captioning Assistive Listening, Audio Description, Reflective Captioning, Language Translation Devices.
  • Important Dates

  • Opening Apr 22 1998

'It's Tough to be a Bug' closing for week long refurbishment later in April
7 years ago

Overhead nets removed from around the Tree of Life at Disney's Animal Kingdom
10 years ago

It's Tough To Be A Bug refurbishment extended through to the fall
10 years ago

It's Tough To Be A Bug closing for lengthy refurbishment in July
10 years ago

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It's Tough To Be A Bug closed for refurbishment Apr 23, 2017 to Apr 29, 2017

It's Tough To Be A Bug closed for refurbishment Jul 07, 2014 to Sep 27, 2014


This attraction may be frightening for children and many adults. It features periods of complete darkness, heavy smoke, and close encounters with large animatronic insects.