For a brief moment today, the official Disney Parks Blog posted a first look at the new theme park character version of Lots-o’-Huggin’ Bear (aka “Lotso”) from Toy Story 3.
The original article (
formerly located here) was pulled shortly after it was posted. It also included a video of Lotso which, unfortunately, we did not see before it was taken down. We can only assume that it will return soon!
Update: The article has been re-posted with the video, which I’ve included below:
Here’s the full image of Lotso that was posted:
You can click the image above to enlarge it.
Lotso will begin meeting and greeting with guests on May 9 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and at Disney’s California Adventure theme parks.
Update (5/9/10): The schedule for Lotso’s appearance times at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Lotso will also appear in the “Block Party Bash” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and “Disney’s Pixar Play Parade” at Disney’s California Adventure. Many guests have spotted Lotso plushes for sale in and around Disney parks as well – and they apparently smell like strawberries.