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The King is back: King Kong ride to return to Universal Orlando

World's tallest rollercoaster to join Universal Studios and other star attractions in Orlando in 2017.
King Kong to return at Universal Orlando. Image by Lall / CC BY 2.0

It was one of the original rides at Universal Orlando Resort, and on Tuesday it was confirmed that a King Kong-themed ride will once again become a feature of the theme park. The original Kongfrontation ride closed in 2002 to make way for the more high-tech Revenge of the Mummy ride. The nature and location of the new ride are still under wraps, but speculators believe construction work has already started at the Islands of Adventure park. Read more: miamiherald.com