Epcot opened their doors to the public on October 1, 1982. The Word Epcot stands for Environmental Prototype City of Tomorrow. Epcot is known for its big silver ball, or otherwise known as Spaceship Earth, a 180-foot geodesic sphere. Spaceship Earth is a 15-minute ride that allows passengers to travel back in history and see different improvements in communication. Also in Disney Epcot is a place called World Showcase. It is a small town with nine different foreign counties with restaurants visitors can eat at. At closing time, Epcot guests can watch "Illuminations". Illuminations is a outdoor show, including fireworks, lasers, lights, and music.
Animal Kingdom opened on April 22, 1998. It is the largest single theme park of Disney in the World. Animal Kingdom is well known for The Tree of Life. The Tree of Life is a 14 story tree, and it has 325 animals carved into it.