Captive orca whale ‘Lolita’ is endangered, could be freed from Miami Seaquarium

February 5, 2015 8:16 PM

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The Miami Seaquarium’s giant captive orca whale, Lolita, has been the main attraction at the family-friendly marine park for nearly 45 years.

Today, Lolita is the main focus of animal rights and anti-captivity activists after a ruling on Wednesday by the federal government that lists Lolita as protected under the Endangered Species Act.

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