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12 Troubling Facts About Disney’s Parks

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Feral cats roam Disneyland at night

The excuse for this is that these cats kill rodents, Disney told the Los Angeles Times.

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Real skeletons found on Disney ride

The book “Pirates of the Caribbean” claims skeletons from the UCLA medical center were used as part of the ride by the same name.

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Disney has secret codes to describe visitors

Disney uses codes to communicate among employees about problems in the parks. Code V means someone is vomiting, for instance.

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The attractions can be dangerous

In 1974, Deborah Stone, an 18-year-old hostess at Disneyland’s America Sings attraction, was crushed to death by a rotating wall. At last half a dozen other employees and visitors have been killed at Disney World.

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Many of the American flags at Disneyland are fake

They may have too few stars or stripes. The parks do this intentionally so they won’t have to raise and lower the flags every day as they would with real ones.

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