Below are noteworthy events from Busch Gardens Tampa’s history that occurred in the month of October.

Specific Dates:

  • 2nd – (2017) Female White Rhinoceros born at park, named Winifred (or “Winnie” for short).
  • 13th – (2010) The official announcement is released for Cheetah Hunt, Cheetah Run, and the surrounding realm.
  • 28th – (2013) Inaki, a female gorilla who had resided at Myombe Reserve since it opened, dies at the park.
  • 31st – (2006) Python, the park’s first roller coaster, closes permanently as part of the project to create Jungala.

During the Month: