ORLANDO, FL (CBS Local) – A Florida tourist decided to add some excitement to his proposal by popping the question in an alligator-infested theme park.READ MORE: 3 Rushed To Area Hospitals Following Shooting At Aventura Mall
In a state where local communities have been regularly invaded by the terrifying reptiles, Sam van Reeth of Belgium chose to invade Gatorland Orlando for his wedding proposal to Chana Vranken. Luckily, the gators in the Florida reptile habitat behaved themselves and Vranken said yes.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Police Lieutenant Faces Rape Charges In Palm Beach County
“A friend of mine told me Gatorland was a one-of-a-kind experience and we do love animals and absolutely loved it,” Reeth said, via WKMG.
The 110-acre wildlife preserve is known as “The Alligator Capital of the World” and is reportedly home to over 2,000 alligators. Gatorland added their congratulations to the thrill-seeking couple. “So Amazing to see the act of love against our beautiful tapestry of nature!” the theme park wrote on Facebook.MORE NEWS: COVID In Florida: 3,977 New Cases, 66 Additional Deaths Reported Saturday
The two Belgians added that they’re now looking to somehow incorporate gators into their wedding and honeymoon.