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As we just shared during our #DisneyParksLIVE coverage of the opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park, we’re celebrating the debut of this spectacular world by offering readers a chance to be one of seven winners to receive an interactive banshee product. You can enter now for a chance to win one of these banshees.

Enter for Chance to Win an interactive Banshee to Celebrate Opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar

Banshees are an important animal on Pandora, both as an animal in the ecosystem and as a cultural symbol to the Na’vi, as we shared in an earlier post. And now, you can experience what it’s like to fly on the back of a banshee on the Avatar Flight of Passage attraction at Pandora – The World of Avatar.

New interactive banshees (pictured) are now available at The Rookery inside Windtraders, the primary merchandise location on Pandora – The World of Avatar. But today, you can Enter for a chance to win one of your own. ENTER HERE and follow the entry instructions to complete an official entry form. Your entry must state your valid email address and full name.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Sweepstakes starts 5/24/17 at 8:20 a.m. ET and ends 5/24/17 at 9:20 a.m. ET. Open only to persons who, upon entering, are not deemed minors in their jurisdiction of primary residence and are legal residents of, and physically located within, the 50 U.S. or D.C. Limit 1 entry per person/per email address. For complete details, including full eligibility requirements, odds of winning and limitations, see Official Rules. Void where prohibited by law.

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If ye be seeking a treasure trove of swashbuckling photos, avast!

With “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” still days away from opening in U.S. theaters in 3D on May 26, Disney PhotoPass Service wants to keep you afloat (and prevent a mutiny) by sharing a few buccaneer-inspired photos taken around Disney Parks and Resorts.

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When enjoying your Walt Disney World Resort or Disneyland vacation, don’t forget to drop an anchor whenever you see a PhotoPass photographer – whether you’re a sailor, scallywag, privateer, pirate or landlubber, Disney PhotoPass Service will capture your Disney story.

You can also prevent your photos from becoming castaways by adding Memory Maker to your Walt Disney World Resort vacation. With Memory Maker, you’ll receive all of your Disney PhotoPass vacation photos from Walt Disney World Resort, including attraction photos and Magic Shots.

Memory Maker is subject to the Memory Maker Terms and Conditions. Memory Maker includes photos taken during the Memory Maker window. A MagicBand is required to receive certain attraction photos and other digital content. If Memory Maker purchased at the advance purchase price, any photos taken within 3 days from the date Memory Maker is purchased will not be included and must be purchased separately. Online registration required. Disney PhotoPass Photos in your account will expire pursuant to the expiration policy at Walt Disney World. Downloads are restricted to personal use only. Not responsible for missing, lost or damaged photos. Subject to restrictions and change without notice. Valid theme park admission required for certain photo locations.

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