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Jurassic World VelociCoaster Merchandise Fills Gift Shops Ahead of Grand Opening

Jurassic World VelociCoaster is set to open this summer at Universal Orlando, but today is a great day to get excited for this highly anticipated new attraction. Not only have the walls come down around the so-called ‘raptor paddock” area of the ride, allowing guests to peer into the ride like never before, but a… Continue reading Jurassic World VelociCoaster Merchandise Fills Gift Shops Ahead of Grand Opening

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Behind-the-Hunt | Plant Life in Jurassic Park

As a person who has 16 different plants in her apartment, I would certainly say I was looking forward to talking to the man whom everyone working on Jurassic World VelociCoaster kept referring to as, “The Tree Guy” — Neal Diebold.  Neal, who is a registered landscape architect and an area development manager for Universal… Continue reading Behind-the-Hunt | Plant Life in Jurassic Park

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Behind-the-Hunt | Jurassic World VelociCoaster

There haven’t been many interviews over the course of my career that I needed to acquire steel-toed shoes, a hard hat, and safety goggles for. Then again there also haven’t been many that I walked the construction site of a brand-new, 1,556 meters, 70 mph roller coaster inspired by a global blockbuster phenomenon from my… Continue reading Behind-the-Hunt | Jurassic World VelociCoaster