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February 4, 2015 at 12:23 PM

Feds list orca Lolita held in Miami Seaquarium as endangered

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 listing decision of Lolita under the same law that now protects Puget Sound’s wild southern resident killer…

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