Lawsuit Seeks To Free Lolita

The Miami Herald2011-11-18:                      Animal rights activists are expanding a novel legal campaign to free killer whales at Florida’s marine attractions. Two groups on Thursday sued the National Marine Fisheries Service, accusing the agency of illegally carving out an exemption in 2005 that denied Lolita, an orca that has lived and performed at the Miami Seaquarium for 40 years, protection under endangered species laws. “This regulatory ‘gift’ to an industry…                     more

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~ by narhvalur on November 18, 2011.

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