Originally Posted by Le Saboteur
You forget the park was originally supposed to have a land dedicated to... fantastical beasts. Avatar slots oddly into that spot, but it does fill part of that need. Its larger themes do otherwise work within the overall scheme. I think using Wakanda* would have worked as well and not required ponying up any extra cash to Cameron.
Not forgetting, in this case. Fantastical beasts as filtered through European myths, stories, and legends, as the early spelling of that land as "Beastlie Kingdomme" would suggest. Unicorns, dragons, and the like, primarily medieval, but also with some Greek material as filtered through Fantasia. (See more, including some art, here