30-May-2012 | Pitter patter of heavy feet to be heard for Colchester Zoo's Rhinos
Colchester Zoo is proud to confirm that Emily, a white rhino at Colchester Zoo successfully conceived in early December through a natural mating with male white rhino, Otto. This will be Emily and Otto's first calf!
29-May-2012 | Six Flags New England Introduces GOLIATH: World's Tallest Inverted Boomerang Coaster
Six Flags New England today launched its 11th coaster with the debut of the tallest inverted boomerang coaster in the world -- Goliath. A coaster of epic proportions, Goliath is the "must ride" experience of the summer. Located in the Crack Axle Canyon of the park across from the all-new JB's Smokehouse Barbeque restaurant, Goliath has forever changed the landscape of Six Flags New England.
25-May-2012 | BOOM! Pirate Reef Makes Big Splash at LEGOLAND® California
Pirate Reef is making a giant splash at LEGOLAND® California just in time for Memorial Day weekend! The multi-million dollar new ride at the family theme park in Carlsbad invites guests to plunge 25 feet down a chute between two massive pirate ships making a giant splash beneath a bridge below.
25-May-2012 | New Miniland Queen takes up residence at the Legoland® Windsor Resort
Thursday 24th May. To celebrate the Diamond Jubilee a new 10 cm high LEGO® model of Her Majesty The Queen took up residence in the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort’s famous Miniland, complete with a real diamond encrusted crown. Specially commissioned by award winning jewellery designer, Dinny Hall, the tiny 1.5cm tall crown is made from silver, coated with precious rhodium and festooned with thousands of pounds worth of brilliant cut diamonds fit for a Queen.
17-May-2012 | Canobie Lake Park Open Daily Beginning May 24
Memorial Day weekend is a time to remember our country’s armed services members for all their sacrifices and for all they do on our behalf. It also marks the unofficial beginning of summer when many families visit Canobie Lake Park in Salem, New Hampshire. Beginning Thursday, May 24, Canobie Lake Park will be open seven days a week through Labor Day. And to honor those who bravely serve our country, Canobie will hold Armed Services Appreciation Days on Saturday, Sunday and Monday (Memorial Day), May 26-28.
16-May-2012 | Verbolten opened in Busch Gardens Williamsburg
The anticipation is over. On May 18, guests will finally experience Verbolten, the most technologically advanced roller coaster ever built at Busch Gardens.
08-May-2012 | Busch Gardens Williamsburg wins most beautiful theme park award for 22nd year
The Busch Gardens landscaping team has been putting in many long hours planting, pruning and weeding that is again being recognized by the industry experts. For 22 consecutive years, the Williamsburg-area theme park has been awarded “The Most Beautiful Park" award by members of the National Amusement Park Historical Association.
04-May-2012 | Young polar explorers opened Polar Land at LEGOLAND® Billund
It was with bated breath that young polar explorers could finally charge into Polar Land in LEGOLAND® on Sunday. The first encounter with the penguins resulted in smiles and children and parents exclaiming ‘oh so cute’, while the Polar X-plorer brought out high-pitched screams of excitement.
04-May-2012 | Maryland Zoo announces birth of four warthog piglets
BALTIMORE, MD - The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is pleased to announce the birth of four common warthog piglets, born on Wednesday, April 4 to Kumari and Kijani, the Zoo's warthog pair.
04-May-2012 | White Lion Exhibit at the Toronto Zoo
Toronto, Ontario: We are very excited to be welcoming the return of white lions to our collection! Toronto Zoo introduces new white lions, which will be on exhibit in a variety of combinations, as a permanent addition to our African Savanna family.
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