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February 4, 2015 at 12:23 PM

Feds list orca Lolita held in Miami Seaquarium as endangered

Lolita is one of the attractions at Miami Seaquarium. (Photo by Harley Soltes / The Seattle Times, 1994) The federal government has decided to list Lolita, an orca caught 44 years ago in Penn Cove and held at Miami Seaquarium, as protected under the Endangered Species Act. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Wednesday announced the…


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