|Published:||Oct 14, 2010 3:21 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Oct 14, 2010 12:21 PM EDT|
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A new roller coaster and a tropical fish venue are coming to two Florida theme parks owned by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment.
Park officials announced Wednesday that the roller coaster Cheetah Hunt is coming to Bush Gardens Tampa, while Grand Reef will open at Discovery Cove in Orlando.
The roller coaster will launch riders from zero to 60 miles per hour at the start of the 4,429-foot track and include a 130-foot drop. A new cheetah habitat will be built alongside the roller coaster.
Grand Reef at Discovery Cove will have a white sand beach, underwater grottos filled with eels, reef sharks and other tropical fish. Visitors will be able to snorkel and go on an underwater walking tour.
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