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Friday, July 8, 2016

Jungle Cruise operators are now free to make dad jokes about crocodiles

Posted By on Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 2:16 PM


Operators of Walt Disney World's Jungle Cruise, a ride built on the puns of our father's fathers, are now allowed to bring back jokes about crocodiles.  

Following the June 14 death of a 2-year-old by an alligator at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, the company has been steadily removing any and all references to crocs and gators all over its Orlando theme parks.



However, according to WDW News Today, the boat operators of Jungle Cruise have recently been given the green light to crack jokes about Old Smiley and Ginger, the husband and wife mechanical crocodiles that appear in the attraction.  

In other words, Ginger is back to "snapping" at Old Smiley. 

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