Lolita

Lolita performs at the Miami Seaquarium.  (Source: miamiseaquarium.com

Lawsuit: Captive Miami Orca Violates Endangered Species Act

Animal rights activists have filed a lawsuit against the Miami Seaquarium stating the park is violating the Endangered Species Act by holding an orca in captivity for decades.

07/20/2015

Lolita the Killer Whale in her tank at the Miami Seaquarium on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. The stadium is undergoing a renovation. (Source: CBS4)

Appeals Court Sides With Seaquarium In Lolita Fight

Animal rights groups have lost another round in court in their efforts to free Lolita the killer whale from the Miami Seaquarium.

06/22/2015

Lolita performs at the Miami Seaquarium.  (Source: miamiseaquarium.com

Seaquarium Says Trainers Will No Longer Be In Water During Shows

The Miami Seaquarium announced Monday that trainers will no longer be in the water during show performances with the killer whale.

06/01/2015

Lolita performs at the Miami Seaquarium.  (Source: miamiseaquarium.com

Protesters Rally Outside Miami Seaquarium To Free Lolita

Dozens of protesters marched outside Miami Seaquarium on Saturday, urging the company to free Lolita the Orca.

05/23/2015

Lolita performs at the Miami Seaquarium.  (Source: miamiseaquarium.com

Protesters Rally Nationwide In Support Of Lolita, The Killer Whale

Supporters of Lolita, the Killer Whale held a protest on Saturday at the Miami Seaquarium.

05/09/2015

Lolita performs at the Miami Seaquarium.  (Source: miamiseaquarium.com

Fight Over Lolita’s Freedom Now Center On Federal Appeals Court

Not giving up without a fight, animal rights groups plan to challenge the dismissal of their lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Miami Seaquarium over the park’s treatment of its killer whale Lolita.

03/24/2015

Lolita performs at the Miami Seaquarium.  (Source: miamiseaquarium.com

NOAA: Lolita Now Covered Under Endangered Species Act

Groups who want to free Lolita, the Miami Seaquarium’s lone killer whale, are claiming a victory after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Fisheries Services decided to include her under the Endangered Species Act.

02/04/2015

Lolita performs at the Miami Seaquarium.  (Source: miamiseaquarium.com

Lolita’s Fate Unclear As Decision Looms Over Captive Orcas

The fate of the killer whale known as Lolita looms as a decision from the federal government is expected soon.

01/29/2015

Lolita the Killer Whale in her tank at the Miami Seaquarium on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. The stadium is undergoing a renovation. (Source: CBS4)

Animal Advocates, Locals March For Lolita’s Release

More than a thousand animal advocates and locals marched Saturday for the release of Miami Seaquarium’s Orca named Lolita.

01/17/2015

Lolita performs at the Miami Seaquarium.  (Source: miamiseaquarium.com

PETA Challenging Feds Over Miami Seaquarium’s Lolita

Claiming that the Miami Seaquarium has not met federal regulations, animal rights activists have appealed the dismissal of a lawsuit aimed at releasing the attraction’s Lolita the killer whale.

07/02/2014

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