25 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney Parks
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Spoiler alert: from historic moments to revamped rides, there are a lot of fascinating factoids and behind-the-scenes secrets at America’s Disney Parks.

A Kinder Dumbo

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Timothy Q. Mouse, who presides over Dumbo the Flying Elephant (Magic Kingdom and Disneyland), once brandished a training whip to make the elephants soar. Times changed, and the whip was quietly replaced with a “magic feather.” One of the original Dumbo “flying elephant” vehicles is on display at the Smithsonian.

25 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney Parks

A Kinder Dumbo

Timothy Q. Mouse, who presides over Dumbo the Flying Elephant (Magic Kingdom and Disneyland), once brandished a training whip to make the elephants soar. Times changed, and the whip was quietly replaced with a “magic feather.” One of the original Dumbo “flying elephant” vehicles is on display at the Smithsonian.

© The Walt Disney Company
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