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Baby gorilla is born at Busch Gardens Tampa

Posted on December 19, 2014 at 10:20 am

          It’s a bouncing baby — gorilla. A male endangered western lowland gorilla was born at Busch Gardens Tampa on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 11:35 a.m. The baby is healthy and is currently being cared for by first-time mother Pele, with the Busch Gardens animal care team watching closely. This is the second successful gorilla birth at Busch Gardens and brings to six the number of

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  • Disney and TCM team up for programming and new look to Great Movie Ride at Disney Studios

    Posted on November 28, 2014 at 2:45 pm

                By Peter Covino A&E Editor Did you ever wish Turner Classic Movies and Walt Disney World and Studios would get together and do something special? Your wish has just come true. Disney and TCM has just announced a new strategic relationship that includes programming on the TCM cable network, as well at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, The Great Movie Ride.   The Great Movie Ride,

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  • New attraction is becoming an Eye opener

    Posted on November 28, 2014 at 10:43 am

      By Peter Covino A&E Editor It won’t open until the spring, but The Orlando Eye already has its eye on you. The massive observation wheel gets noticeably bigger with every drive-by in the International Drive area, and last week the biggest change was the arrival of the new passenger capsules that will eventually be installed onto the observation wheel, once construction on the outer wheel is completed later this

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  • Sea Life Orlando Aquarium tunnel installed for new attraction

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 10:00 am

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor Don’t expect to see Ariel or Sebastian or other creatures from The Little Mermaid, but there will be all sorts of undersea inhabitants when Sea Life opens next spring in Orlando. Workers have installed the new 360-degree underwater tunnel for the International Drive attraction. The  360 degree ocean tunnel for the Sea Life  Orlando Aquarium,  weighs almost 18,000 pounds, or as much as five cars,

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