PHOTO - Baby mandrill born at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Aug 10, 2018 in "Kilimanjaro Safaris"

Posted: Friday August 10, 2018 12:12pm by WDWMAGIC Staff

Disney’s Animal Kingdom has welcomed a baby mandrill, born on August 8 at the park.

Mandrills are the largest and one of the most colorful species of monkey, and can be found on the Kilimanjaro Safaris attraction. The birth is the result of a match made through the Species Survival Plan (SSP) by Disney Animal Operations manager Rebecca Phillips, who serves as the SSP coordinator for mandrills and consults on mandrill breeding for zoos around the world.

Look out for the infant Mandrill (the gender and birth weight are still unknown) and its mom on your next ride on Kilimanjaro Safaris.

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Tick TockAug 24, 2018

Very cool! Any news yet on what the name will be?

VJAug 24, 2018

Disney can birth a baby mandrill but they can't buy the Marvel rights back from Universal?!?! Priorities! :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead::bawling::bawling::bawling::bawling::bawling: ;)

DNSAug 24, 2018

So adorable! Look at that beautiful, little face. I am glad they are giving them plenty of time to bond.

Ismael FloresAug 13, 2018

welcome to this world you beautiful little thing. I know you will be taken care of there

slappy magooAug 10, 2018

Will this new baby go on tour with Barbara and the Mandrill Sisters?

Jambo JoeAug 10, 2018

Thanks for the tip!🙂

ThatMouseAug 10, 2018

If you've never seen them, it's because they live in a cave on the other side of the elephants before the shaky bridge.

Walt dAug 10, 2018

Welcome little baby” you get to do what we wish we all coud do, thats right.. live at walt disney world.