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10/14/2013 12:19 pm ET

First Look At Disney's Avatar Land, Coming To Animal Kingdom In 2017

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In the two years since Walt Disney World announced it would build a new “land” at Animal Kingdom based on the Avatar movies, the company has remained tight-lipped about details. In fact, such a dearth of information was forthcoming that fan sites speculated the plans had fizzled and would never be built.

But Friday, at a conference in Japan, Tom Staggs, chairman of Disney’s parks division, released the first renderings of Avatar land and said it will open in 2017.

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