Per this press release, Northern California is getting a swim-with-dolphins zoo.
Ain't it great that with the planned Spanish Bay project Belize can be just like Six Flags?
I can just see it now:
"Visit Porpoise Passage in Belize! Aren't Those Darn Dolphins Fun?! Milk a Real Sea Cow! Live It Up with the Lobsters! Share a Timeshare with a Seahorse! And ... It's All So Scientific!"
Northern California's First Dolphin Touch and Feeding Experience Comes to Six
Flags Marine World
New Caribbean-Themed Area Will Allow Guests To Touch and Feed Dolphins and
VALLEJO, Calif., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Six Flags Marine World
is bringing a touch of the tropics to Northern California with the
announcement of "Ocean Discovery," a unique Caribbean-themed ocean experience
that puts guests up close and personal with dolphins, stingrays, warm-
weathered penguins and sea lions.
Ocean Discovery, expected to open this spring, will be the only place in
Northern California where the ocean will touch guests as they touch and feed
dolphins and stingrays while learning about the conservation and protection of
these majestic mammals.
This lush, new tropical area will give guests the opportunity to:
-- Touch, train, feed and play with Atlantic bottlenose dolphins in an
unforgettable interactive experience at Dolphin Encounter;
-- Catch rare underwater and eye-level views of warm-weathered penguins
frolicking in their two-tier, 8,000-gallon outdoor rocky pool at
-- Experience the slippery skin of exotic, southern stingrays alongside a
12,000-gallon pool at Stingray Bay;
-- Enjoy an all-new Caribbean themed Sea Lion Show