Opening in Theaters on Earth Day, April 22, 2011
What are you doing to celebrate Earth Day on April 22? Every year, this day serves as a great reminder to take care of the environment around us, especially the creatures that rely on our planet’s resources. Case in point: the lions and cheetahs that are part of the ecosystem known as the African savanna. This Earth Day the new Disneynature film African Cats takes viewers on a journey to learn how these remarkable animals navigate their unique habitat, as well as about the important role they play in their ecosystem.
Chronicling a true story, African Cats captures the real-life love, humor, and determination of these majestic rulers of the savanna. You’ll meet Mara, an endearing lion cub who strives to grow up with her mother’s strength, spirit, and wisdom; Sita, a fearless cheetah and single mother of five mischievous newborns; and Fang, the proud leader of the pride who must defend his family from a rival lion and his sons.
Let us know your Comments: Why is it important to protect ecosystems such as the African savanna? What are you doing to celebrate Earth Day this year?