Russell From ‘Up’ Appears on New Adventure Flotilla at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

With the return of Donald and friends to Donald’s Dino-Bash! at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, the flotillas on Discovery River are changing. The Mickey, Minnie, and Pluto flotilla and the Pocahontas flotilla remain, while a new “Adventure Flotilla” has launched. There are two versions of the “Adventure Flotilla,” the first featuring Launchpad McQuack and Scrooge McDuck, while the second is supposed to feature Russell and Dug from “Up.”

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It seems Dug got distracted by a squirrel because he was missing from the flotilla this morning.

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Russell was helping Cast Members steer thanks to a large wheel at the front of the boat.

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Wilderness Explorer banners now hang from the sides of the boat.

Russell from "Up" on Adventure Flotilla

A drawing of Kevin hangs from a bamboo pole near the back.

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Hopefully, Dug will take his place on the flotilla soon.

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There’s also a model of Kevin on a pinwheel at the back of the boat.

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The “Up” characters will rotate throughout the day with Launchpad and Scrooge. Watch our video of both versions of the “Adventure Flotilla” below.

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