Animal Kingdom Ride Becomes Extinct – Demolition Continues

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Both Images: Credit ITM Kelly C.

Out with the old and in with the new. Disney is continuing to demolish one of the Disney Parks attractions in Animal Kingdom — Primeval Whirl.

We knew this would come as last year, Walt Disney World announced Primeval Whirl is permanently closed. The news came after months of Primeval Whirl, the popular spinning dinosaur-themed coaster ride in DinoLand, USA, remaining closed throughout the summer of 2019, and it was unclear why.

Primeval Whirl
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Last week, we reported that the demolition on Primeval Whirl officially began and today, we can see that they are continuing to remove parts of the attraction — including part of the track!

primeval whirl deconstruction
Credit: ITM Kelly C.

In these images both above and below you can see in certain parts of the ride that the ride track just comes to a stop, meaning Cast Members have begun the removal and disposal of the ride track itself.

primeval whirl deconstruction
Credit: ITM Kelly C.
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Credit: ITM Kelly C.

At this time we do not know what (if anything) will be replacing Primeval Whirl at DinoLand, USA, but Inside the Magic will update you as we get information. If you are visiting Animal Kingdom in the near future, you can still experience the fan-favorite ride, DINOSAUR, or TriceraTop Spin. Guests can also put their skills to the test by playing iconic boardwalk-style games to win a special prize!

More on Primeval Whirl

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Credit: Disney

If you never had the chance to experience Primeval Whirl prior to its demolition, the official Disney description read:

Sweep through a series of sudden dips and turns as your time machine spins on its own path. Whiz by cartoon dinosaurs hastily preparing for their impending extinction and glimpse a shower of kooky meteors.

Glide through a fossilized jigsaw puzzle of dinosaur bones, before leaving the past behind—just in time!

Are you upset to see Primeval Whirl officially become an extinct attraction? What do you think will take its place? Let us know in the comments below.

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