This week has been a rough one for Orlando. We’ve been dealing with the one-year anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub shooting and two other events that by themselves would have sent shockwaves across the community, but instead ended up as loud echoes to the larger… Read More »Disney to honor child killed by Alligator on property last year
Last month a toddler was attacked and drowned by an alligator in the shallow water of the Grand Floridian Resort. The parents fought back, but were unable to save their son. Today, the parents announced that they will honor the memory of their son with… Read More »Parents of toddler killed by Gator at Walt Disney World won’t sue company
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Fun Spot America and Gatorland, two of Central Florida’s most beloved attractions, are teaming up to open Gator Spot, a new attraction that will bring some of Gatorland’s world famous animals to the International Drive tourism district in Orlando.
Here are highlights from the ground breaking ceremony
Gator Spot will be 15,000 square feet of unique central Florida fun. It will features the rarest of white alligators, the leucistic gator (not albino), along with pools of Florida Alligators and Crocodiles. As at the original Gatorland, there will be up-close encounters and photo opportunities as well.
“The Gator Spot at Fun Spot America Theme Parks is estimated to cost more than $1 million and will be the only location on I-Drive to showcase alligators up to 12 feet,” said a statement. Those are some of Gatorland’s largest gators.Read More »Fun Spot America welcomes Gatorland Attraction to International Drive Location
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