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  • Coming soon: Zipline at Gatorland, 2 baby whales at SeaWorld

     
    Two watery, theme-park news items from my Sentinel collegues. Gatorland plans to open a zipline course this fall, reports Sara Clarke.  One stretch will go over the Cuban crocodiles, known for their jumping skills. They don't have a double fence ar...
  • Gatorland announces plans for new zip line over gator breeding ground

     
    Gatorland is promising a new adrenaline rush to guests at its theme park, with the addition of a zip line course this fall. The park said the Eco Zip Line will carry riders over the park’s jumping Cuban Crocodiles, then give riders a bird’s eye v...
  • Gatorland’s $9.99 deal back, runs through Sept. 6

     
    This little owl is a resident of Gatorland, which, despite its name, is home to many feathered creatures.  The photo is too cute not to publish, and the little guy's eyes look pretty much like mine do when scoping out the alligators there. (Photo by Ken....
  • Gatorland photo unveils soldier's scam

     
    British soldier Martin Crowson had to pay back nearly $40,000 in benefits because of a vacation photo taken at Gatorland in Orlando, reports ClickOrlando.com. Crowson, 53, had told the British military that he had a crippling knee injury and could not...
  • Things to do in Orlando and Central Florida with teenagers

     
    As the parent of a recently minted teenager, I'm finding that my son has become much more particular about the activities we do as a family, decreeing that certain suggestions we make are "boring." But we've found some things that we all enjoy. Here are...
  • Around the web: Reporter fired for wearing Gators hat, Jeff Demps’ concussion and high praise for John Brantley

     
    Greetings, sports fans. This is Zach McCann. With Jeremy Fowler now chronicling the Minnesota Brett Favres for the St. Paul Pioneer Press, I'll be helping out on the Swamp Things blog for the time being. Below are six quick links to what's going on in...
  • Mid-week roundup: Latest on Ronald Powell and Dominique Easley, Trey Burton continues strong camp

     
    After a pretty tumultuous day in Gatorland, things have calmed. Ronald Powell and Dominique Easley are back at practice, John Brantley is playing well, and Trey Burton continues to impress. But things have the potential to rile up again today when Urban...
  • Gatorland coloring-contest winners to nab annual passes

     
    Gatorland is holding a coloring contest for kids, and there are 60 annual passes on the line. Participants — up to age 12 — can gussy up one of two pieces of art (they're of owls, not alligators) on the Gatorland website and mail them to the...
  • Gatorland: Photo contest winners catch nature in action

     
    Gatorland has announced the results of its 2010 photo contest. Above is the striking “Green Heron Nest Building” shot from Jim Urbach, which captured first place in the bird division of the competiton. (When I emailed this one to my former...
  • Gatorland: Pet Amnesty Day a chance to turn in exotic animals

     
    Gatorland is sponsoring Pet Amnesty Day, a chance for people who own exotic, non-native animals to turn them in without penalty. The event, in conjunction with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturda...
  • 21 animals surrendered on Gatorland’s Pet Amnesty Day

     
    Gatorland's Pet Amnesty  Day resulted in 21 exotic animals being turned into authorities of the Florida Wildlife Commission. The non-native species roll call included ball pythons, iguanas and turtles. Many animals were placed with approved adopters on...