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  1. Busch Gardens' Gwazi roller coaster's final run Sunday (w/video)

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    TAMPA — Lynn Maureen Spies says she has ridden Gwazi, Busch Gardens' wooden roller coaster, more times than she can remember.

    Gwazi is the largest and fastest “dueling” wooden roller coaster in the Southeast. Ridership has been lagging.
  2. At Busch Gardens, baby gorilla's new name is ...

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    Since "totes cutie" and "adorbs" weren't among the choices, Busch Gardens' Facebook fans have picked Enzi as the name of the baby mle gorilla born a month ago at the Tampa theme park. Enzi means "power" in Swahili, which beat out Birungi, meaning "bringer of good things," and Bem, meaning "peace." The baby gorilla was …

    Fans on Facebook voted on a name for this baby Gorilla: Enzi.
  3. Disney World adds pixie dust, interactive play to Peter Pan ride queue

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    Peter Pan's Flight, one of the most popular rides in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World, also had one of the longest, most monotonous, snaking lines in the searing Florida heat. But this week, the crowds got a look at upgrades that take the line indoors for sweet air-conditioned relief and add some interactive …

  4. Epcot seeds Flower & Garden Festival with new features

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    Like a topiary in need of shaping up, Epcot is branching out with some new music and garden features for its springtime series, the International Flower & Garden Festival.