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David Livingstone (1813-1873) or, "Doctor Livingstone" as he is often erroneously referred to as is a historic explorer often affiliated with S.E.A. related attractions.

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Livingstone is a historic explorer famously affiliated with the line, "Dr. Livingston I presume" which was allegedly said to David by Sir Morton Stanley upon their meeting.

Appearances and allusions[]

The Jungle Cruise[]

The sign for, "Sunkist I presume" which showed David Livingston (right) with Sir Morton Stanley (left).

Livingston is mentioned by Albert Awol in the queue for the Magic Kingdom's Jungle Cruise. He is mentioned as being in the vicinity of a Jungle Navigation Company base and being requested to meet with Sir Morton Stanley at Schweitzer Falls. While attempting to decipher Stanley's poor calligraphy, Albert Awol says, "-Dr. Livingston I presume?".

Colonel Hathi's Pizza Outpost[]

Dr. Livingstone made frequent appearances at Adventureland in Disneyland Paris, often in the restaurant back when it was called 'The Explorers Club'. He was portrayed by Theo Fraser Steele.

Sunkist I Presume[]

There used to be a dining area in Disneyland's Adventureland called, "Sunkist I presume" which had a name referencing the famous greeting made to Dr. Livingston. Along with this, the sign for the service had an illustration of Livingstone and Sir Stanley enjoying orange-juice together. In the 1990s, this restaurant was replaced with Bengal Barbecue.

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Skipper Survival Guide[]

A Jungle Navigation Company employee named Jermy Livingstone is mentioned within this text.

Tropical Hideaway[]

This Adventureland restaurant serves a Dole Whip called, "Dole Whip, I Presume".

Trivia[]

  • Both Stanley and Livingston appear to have survived longer in the Disney park mythos than their historic counterparts given their being referenced c. 1938 in the Jungle Cruise.
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