Animal Kingdom Its Tough To Be A Bug

It's Tough to be a Bug! is an an 8-minute, 3D movie and multimedia show, fun for big kids, teens and adults, performed in an air-conditioned movie theater embedded in the enormous root structure of The Tree of Life in Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park.

It's Tough to be a Bug! is hosted by Flik, everybody's favorite ant, and his grasshopper friend, Hopper, from the Disney•Pixar film A Bug's Life. The supporting cast consists of cute and creepy crawlers like spiders, termites, beetles, weevils and butterflies.

These amazing and amusing insects and arachnids invite the audience to be honorary bugs. Through 3D "Bug-Eye" glasses, get a fascinating and hilarious look into the animal kingdom that just might change your perspective enough to think: "It's Tough to be a Bug! Insects should be our friends."

But Hopper reveals humans as bugs' biggest enemy, and suddenly it's a swarm of activity. Hornets go in for the sting and everyone's a-buzz, reacting to the startling, surprising (and possibly frightening for little grubs, er, little ones) in-theater special effects. Finally, Flik cues the finale and the show metamorphoses into its sweet spectacular finish. Gotta take it from an ant: from cocoon to curtain call, It's Tough to be a Bug!

Guest Policies

  • Reflective Captioning system is available. Contact a host or hostess at the attraction for assistance.
  • Due to the nature of the experience, Guests with service animals should check with a host or hostess for attraction and boarding information at this attraction.
  • Guests may remain in their wheelchair, motorized scooter or ECV to experience the attraction.
  • This attraction may be frightening for children.
  • Guests with young children may take turns experiencing attractions. See a Cast Member for additional information.
  • Assistive Listening Receivers, which amplify the audio, may be used at this location. Please visit Guest Relations to obtain a receiver.
  • Guests may rent attraction translation device units at Guest Relations locations in the Theme Parks with a refundable deposit.
  • Disney's FASTPASS service, a reservation system that reduces time spent in line, is available for this attraction.

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