The world’s first eco-themed park and resort will be coming to the Midwest in the general Chicago area. The “green” theme will be seen through the attractions, and there will be a large focus on using renewable energy sources such as solar and wind. New technologies will likely be used, such as power generating pavers in lines.

Roller coaster at green theme park

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Animals will also be featured at the park, but they have said that the animals will only be taken from sanctuaries or zoos where they are not being looked for properly, such as roadside zoos or illegal private ownership.

“The animal enclosures will all be designed to replicate the natural habitat of the animals and will be some of the largest of their kind. All of the animals will come from sanctuaries, zoo overflow, and those seized from roadside attractions and illegal private ownership. Others will be acquired from facilities that sadly breed exotics solely for the purpose of hunting.”

The park will include a large indoor, year-round facility with attractions, and it will serve as the gateway to the large theme park. Each ‘land’ in the park will be styled after the locations where the animals come from and will include the food, music, merchandise, and culture of the animals. Each land will have rides and attractions with messages about keeping a green earth.

There will also be a large indoor waterpark that is double plumbed so that water from sinks and showers will be filtered and used for watering the landscape.

We hope that the eco-park will keep its promise and it will be a haven for rescued animals.

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