On Monday, elements of Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom had been shut down as a consequence of a bear sighting. Nevertheless, the bear was captured with out incident and is being relocated, based on a information launch from the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Fee (FWC). FWC said that it’s normally greatest to provide bears house and allow them to transfer alongside on their very own, however on this state of affairs, the animal was captured and shall be relocated to an space in or across the Ocala Nationwide Forest. The bear is alleged to be an grownup feminine.
In the course of the bear sighting, practically a dozen points of interest at Magic Kingdom had been closed. These included Swiss Household Treehouse, Magic Carpets of Aladdin, Jungle Cruise, Enchanted Tiki Room, Pirates of the Caribbean, Nation Bear Jamboree, Tom Sawyer Island, Walt Disney World Railroad, Liberty Sq. Riverboat, Corridor of Presidents, and Haunted Mansion. It’s unclear what number of of those closures had been instantly associated to the bear sighting.
Aerial footage from CNN affiliate WESH confirmed FWC personnel eradicating the bear from a wooded space close to the “it’s a small world” experience at Magic Kingdom. The bear was seen being carried away from the realm in a tarp.
Disney has said that they’re working with FWC and have determined to reopen Frontierland, Liberty Sq., and Adventureland at Magic Kingdom Park. The resort additionally consists of three different main parks: EPCOT, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom.
It isn’t but identified if any particular closures had been brought on by the bear sighting. CNN has reached out to Disney for extra info however has not acquired a response at the moment.