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January 24, 2014 at 10:57 AM

Feds propose listing captive orca Lolita as endangered

SEATTLE — Federal officials have proposed including captive killer whale Lolita in the endangered-species listing for Puget Sound orcas. Activists consider the announcement Friday by the National Marine Fisheries Service a step toward releasing the whale that was captured in 1970 and is now at the Miami Seaquarium. Her fellow orcas spend most of their time…

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