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Ripleys’ Aquarium of the Smokies Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Penguins and a Big Musical Tree

Ripleys’ Aquarium of the Smokies Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Penguins and a Big Musical Tree

It’s the 10th anniversary of Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, Tenn., (and Ripley’s 40th year in Gatlinburg) and the celebration continues through the holiday season with the playful penguins and a 5-story musical Christmas Tree on the plaza.  Check out this story by Whitney Kent of Volunteer TV,  WVLT-TV in Knoxville.

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First Penguins to Call Gatlinburg Home, now Living the Good Life at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (April 15, 2010) The gang has arrived in town. Dressed to the nines in black and white tuxedos, the 18 new residents of 88 River Road arrived in darkness on a chilly night in early April.

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