Baby Cheetah at BGT

              Busch Gardens’ animal care team has received something vary spacial  — a four-week-old baby cheetah. He requires regular feedings and 24-hour care. The cub was born at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens to a mother who wasn’t able to care for him. When zoo keepers saw that the baby was not eating and having trouble gaining …

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Universal Orlando Resort Features Live Performance By “Hop” Characters for a Limited Time

Now through April 5, guests at Universal Studios Florida can be among the first to meet the characters from “Hop,” Universal Pictures’ new animated film about candy, chicks, and rock ‘n’ roll. They’re performing live at the French Quarter stage within the New York area of the theme park, followed by a meet-and-greet where guests can snap photos with the …

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Last Section Of Cheetah Hunt Track Installed at Busch Gardens

Construction crews worked into the evening on Monday to install the final piece of track that completes Cheetah Hunt’s epic 4,429-foot run – a record length among Busch Gardens Tampa’s coasters. The final section, which completes the “jump” over the Skyride’s cables, was bolted into place just before 9:30 p.m. Even with the completion of the track, however, the work …

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Massive 8.9-magnitude quake hits Japan

The epicenter of the March 11 earthquake occurred near the east coast of Honshu, Japan. CREDIT: USGS An 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck northern Japan today (March 11), triggering tsunamis across the area that reportedly swept cars, buildings and other debris well inland. The epicenter of the earthquake was 231 miles (373 kilometers) northeast of Tokyo and 80 miles (130 km) east …

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Disneyland Tokyo hit by ‘liquefaction’ after quake

Tokyo: The car park at Tokyo Disneyland was drenched with water-logged segments from the ground following the 8.9-magnitude earthquake that rocked Japan’s Pacific coast on Friday, police said. It was earlier reported that a tsunami might have caused the inundation but police said the phenomenon was due to liquefaction of soil caused by the intense shaking of the tremor. There …

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