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

Oct 07, 2014 in "'It's Tough to be a Bug'"

Posted: Tuesday October 7, 2014 12:43pm EDT by WDWMAGIC Staff

The overhead nets that were covering large sections of the queue around the Tree of Life at Disney's Animal Kingdom have been removed.

Following an incident back in 2012 where a section of branch fell into the queue area out of operating hours, overhead canopies and nets were installed throughout much of the queue area.

The recent near 2 month-long refurbishment of the Tree of Life has now rectified the situation, and the nets and canopies have been removed from the queue over the past week.

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JEANYLASEROct 08, 2014


BairstowOct 08, 2014

I'm not sure this is wise on Disney's part. When the next branch breaks off and hurts someone, this is going to make the case for negligence easier to win.

sendmejunk77Oct 08, 2014


Obi Walt KenobiOct 08, 2014

Fantastic News! The nets really took away from viewing the Tree of Life.

Sped2424Oct 08, 2014

Good for tdo. I can't help but feel the only reason it got fixed was for the upcoming supposed update to the tree for the rivers of light finale.

flynnibusOct 07, 2014

So... branch falls in April of 2012... Disney finally fixes Sept of 2014. 29 months... impressive! http://www.miceshots.com/usr/72/DatelineDisneyWorld09162014-_DSC6943.jpg I am happy tho they finally got around to doing it.. and the fact they actually had to remove the nets suprises me they did this.. but maybe the park getting those larger expansions brings some hope they will finally address those lingering issues. Gotta believe there is at least HOPE for the yeti.. at least a redone yeti

momof1princessOct 07, 2014

From 10/4

Marc GilOct 07, 2014

1 eyesore down, BAH, are you next?

fractalOct 07, 2014


alissafalcoOct 07, 2014

Wonderful! I'm looking forward to seeing it as it should be.

hpyhnt 1000Oct 07, 2014

Great news! There were still nets up in the ITTBAB queue on Sunday and they really did spoil the views of the Tree of Life. Glad to see they're completely gone.

TB4244Oct 07, 2014

Excellent news! At long last...

Pick145Oct 07, 2014

This is news that I never thought I would hear. Now yeti and BAH and all the major travesties will have been amended.

DVCPlutoOct 07, 2014

Yay!! Love to hear when things are going in the right direction!