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Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

Lolita, a killer whale that was captured from the wild back in 1970, now resides at the Miami Seaquarium where she is being forced to live out her life as a performer whale. Lolita's home is a small, circular pool that hardly resembles anything like her natural habitat. Here, Lolita lives in solitude, never having any contact with other whales or sea creatures. Her life consists of entertaining humans and swimming around her lonely pool.

This is no way for a living creature to exist. The Miami Seaquarium needs to take responsibility for the poor manner in which they have cared for Lolita. Lolita deserves to live out the rest of her life in a state-of-the-art facility with companions, not alone in a decrepit pool. Sign the petition urging the Miami Seaquarium to restore Lolita's tank and at last make her living conditions humane.

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Dear Miami Seaquarium director,

I'm horrified to hear of the conditions in which Lolita the whale (and other sea creatures at your facility) is living at the Miami Seaquarium. Lolita was cruelly captured from her natural habitat back in 1970, and has lived a solitary, miserable life ever since. Taken from her pod of companions, Lolita was transferred to the Miami Seaquarium where she now lives in a 20-foot-deep and 35-foot-wide concrete pool. She can't even stand upright on her tail without her whole head peaking out of the water. It's absolute insanity to think this is an acceptable way to treat a living creature.

All animals, and especially sea creatures, thrive in environments where they are able to communicate with other animals and move around freely. Keeping Lolita by herself in the tiny tank is just the opposite of that. If you're going to keep marine animals in your facility, you need to learn the right ways to care for them. The rusty, dilapidated tanks that collect trash and garbage just aren't cutting it.

It's Lolita's right to live the rest of her life in a facility that resembles her natural surroundings as closely as possible. You can make up for the years of pain and suffering you have caused Lolita by restoring her pool, allowing her contact with other marine life, and treating her with the respect she deserves. Please do the right thing for this majestic creature.

Thanks for your time.

Petition Signatures


Sep 25, 2016 lia onda
Sep 25, 2016 Laura Valentine
Sep 24, 2016 Rochelle Chambless
Sep 24, 2016 christine covie Profit over humane actions- how disgusting!
Sep 24, 2016 Sabrina Anders
Sep 24, 2016 Evelyn Bolton
Sep 24, 2016 yvonne hunter
Sep 23, 2016 Isabel Owen
Sep 23, 2016 Kim Fox
Sep 23, 2016 Paul Massei
Sep 23, 2016 Ellen McConnell
Sep 23, 2016 Vickie Gonsoulin
Sep 23, 2016 Franca Faustini
Sep 22, 2016 LILIANNE ROBERT
Sep 22, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 22, 2016 Pilar Martinez
Sep 22, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 21, 2016 Penny Mackenzie
Sep 20, 2016 Aggie Monfette
Sep 20, 2016 Lisa Conner
Sep 19, 2016 jan pepper
Sep 18, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 18, 2016 Annabelle BLAISE
Sep 18, 2016 Jan Repp
Sep 17, 2016 (Name not displayed) Are they waiting for her to die just to get money. Release her to a sanctuary or to her Mom in the ocean who keeps calling to her. Have a heart think of this poor animal instead of yourself. No wonder she kills she is trying to tell you let her go.
Sep 17, 2016 Kelly Newsom
Sep 16, 2016 Kara lavoie
Sep 14, 2016 Barbara Smuts
Sep 13, 2016 Yamilet Marcano
Sep 13, 2016 Catherine Leckner
Sep 13, 2016 Mary Hageman
Sep 13, 2016 eva cverlin
Sep 12, 2016 Myrna Alvarado
Sep 12, 2016 Eileen Moceri
Sep 12, 2016 Maria Molina
Sep 12, 2016 MaryAnn Vasquez
Sep 12, 2016 Jenna Harris
Sep 12, 2016 Anne Defays
Sep 12, 2016 Susan Seidman
Sep 12, 2016 Yana Evteeva
Sep 12, 2016 Kelli Jackson
Sep 12, 2016 lisa franklin
Sep 11, 2016 (Name not displayed) Miami Seaquarium: Release Lolitta!!!
Sep 10, 2016 Walter Buhner
Sep 10, 2016 Albena Iordanova
Sep 9, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 9, 2016 Barb Scholtz
Sep 8, 2016 Donna O'Berry
Sep 8, 2016 Pam Clayton
Sep 8, 2016 (Name not displayed)

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