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In Video: Maize maze pays tribute to Lion King

The York Maze has designed a path that includes a lion, a warthog and a meerkat.

The 2019 York Maze, created from over one million living, growing maize plants (PA)
The 2019 York Maze, created from over one million living, growing maize plants (PA)

A 15-acre maze in North Yorkshire that’s made entirely out of maize plants has unveiled this year’s design, and it’s based on a cinema favourite.

The York Maze crew have carefully mapped and grown their plants into the shape of a Lion King-themed picture, with aerial footage revealing a lion, a mandrill, a warthog and a meerkat.

Previous design themes have included Star Wars and Doctor Who, while last year’s effort featured a tyrannosaurus and a triceratops in honour of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

Disney’s remake of The Lion King will be released in UK cinemas on July 19.

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