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SeaWorld bets $175 million on new orca shows and virtual-reality attractions

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said it would spend $175 million on new attractions, including a documentary-style orca encounter in San Diego to replace the theatrical Shamu shows that have been the park’s signature draw for half a century. The substantial investment in new rides and marine mammal...
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