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Congo River Golf, Clearwater When we arrived at Congo River Golf to celebrate our son’s 10th birthday we were very excited. We were eager for him and his friends to follow in the footsteps of African Congo explorers Henry Stanley and David Livingstone. We were greeted by our Adventure Guide Mark. He was assisted by Jodi and Sue. He welcomed us to the party area where we greeted our guests as they arrived. We passed out tokens for the Arcade to each child while we waited for the entire group to form. Who doesn’t love an arcade! When the tokens were exhausted and trinkets won and the final attempt was made to grab a toy in the claw game we headed to the area where the alligators live.
We listened to the sounds of African music and wild animals as Mark gave us directions on how to feed the alligators. We paired up the kids with a bag of food and a fishing pole with a special clip to hold their dinner. Most of the alligators were very easy to feed. There were a couple very determined alligators that did not want to release the fishing line and they rolled and rolled and rolled some more until finally they let go. The kids that were holding the poles for those ones were amazed and amused. Laughter filled the air as everyone watched them try to get them to let go. They all loved that they got to feed a real alligator. Each kid got a sticker that said “I Fed LIVE Alligators” at Congo River Golf to wear. I saved them to mail with thank
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