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Gatorland welcomes it's latest additions - 2 Florida Panther Cubs, Yuma and Sakari

Gatorland has announced the arrival of the most adorable five-month-old Florida Panther siblings to the popular Orlando roadside attraction.


The newest additions to the ever growing wildlife family at Gatorland are Florida Panther siblings Yuma and Sakari who have been adopted from a sanctuary in the northeastern U.S.,


Brother and sister, Yuma and Sakari each weigh around 20 lb., and are 1.5 ft. tall, with Gatorland saying that when full grown, they will weigh up to 150 lbs each.


The cubs have made themselves at home at Gatorland’s Panther Springs, a sprawling, all natural habitat complete with waterfall, stream and majestic tree structure featuring platforms and posts for playing and sunbathing.


Gatorland welcomes it's latest additions - 2 Florida Panther Cubs,  Yuma and Sakari

Playful, curious and very loving, Yuma and Sakari are enjoying chasing each other, splashing in the water, wrestling and rolling around their boomer ball toys at their lush Panther Springs home.


“We are thrilled to have these beautiful Florida Panther cubs with us for our guests to enjoy and learn about,” says Mark McHugh, President and CEO of Gatorland. “Florida Panthers are endangered, with a small population of only about 200 in our state, and that number dwindles each year due to habitat loss and car collisions. It is important for us to give our guests a chance to observe them up close as they would never be able to do otherwise.”


Gatorland welcomes it's latest additions - 2 Florida Panther Cubs,  Yuma and Sakari

Gatorland is a 110-acre theme park combining Old Florida charm with exciting experiences, exhibits, and entertainment.


Originally opened as a roadside attraction in 1949, the park is celebrating its 74th Anniversary in 2023.


Gatorland Orlando

This iconic park provides affordably priced family fun featuring thousands of alligators and crocodiles, breeding marsh with observation tower, popular capybara encounter, free-flight aviary, nature walk, petting zoo, educational wildlife programs, award-winning gift shop,


Florida’s best train ride, Gator Gully Splash Park, on-site restaurant, and one-of-a-kind shows including Gator Jumparoo, Alligators-Legends of the Swamp, and Up-close Encounters.


Popular adventure experiences inside the park include the Screamin’ Gator Zipline, Stompin’ Gator Off-Road Adventure and the brand-new Croc Rock Three-In-One Adventure.


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