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If you live in the South Florida area why not join us. This Sunday, May 11th-Mothers day at the Miami Seaquarium there will be A demonstration from 11am-4pm.

Quick Facts:

*Lolita, the beautiful orca imprisoned in the miami seaquarium, was kidnapped from her family in Puget Sound in 1970.

*She is the oldest captive killer whale in the world.

*Lolita has been kept in the worlds oldest and smallest tank- A chlorinated cement pool that is illegal according to the animal welfare act.

*In the wild, orcas have a life expectancy similar to humans. BUT orcas in captivity rarely make it through their teens.

*Biologists have been monitoring Lolitas' family and are confident that she could be reunited with them.

*She still speaks her unique family dialect, but she has noone to speak to.

*Lolita belongs in the wild where she can socialize with other animals, find a mate and give birth to her own baby, experience the rhythms of the sea, feed herself, make her own decisions...and be free to LIVE without domination and exploitation!!!

Please join us to help Free Lolita.

Miami Seaquarium

4400 Rickenbacker Causeway

For directions and maps:

http://www.miamiseaquarium.com/visitor_map.htm
 

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I'm not trying to be pro-captivity here, but this seems weird:

*In the wild, orcas have a life expectancy similar to humans. BUT orcas in captivity rarely make it through their teens.

"kidnapped from her family in Puget Sound in 1970."

She's been in that tank for 36 years? Is she one of the rare few that made it through her teens? Or has she been to other tanks first?

I thought it said 2005 at first, not 2003. :p Still.
 
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