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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

May 28, 2015 Audra Bulut Nothing deserves to live like this. Give Lolita her freedom
May 28, 2015 Tamatha Snyder Let Lolita have a chance to live in the wild, she has earned you enough money to pay for her return to Washington state.
May 27, 2015 Marilyn Mason
May 27, 2015 j caspers
May 27, 2015 Andrea Jaeger
May 27, 2015 Catherine Stevens
May 27, 2015 Stacy Gullufsen Release Lolita!
May 27, 2015 Undine Nestler
May 27, 2015 kiki stachtidou
May 27, 2015 Beverly Baumgardt
May 27, 2015 Lorraine Segedin
May 26, 2015 Patty Lanting
May 26, 2015 Marci Turner
May 26, 2015 Edward Kapson
May 25, 2015 Iris Lienhart It is more than time to treat Lolita with the respect such an animal deserves!!!!
May 24, 2015 (Name not displayed)
May 24, 2015 Miriam Garcia
May 24, 2015 sherri damiani
May 24, 2015 Jessica Mayes How SAD!!!! Let her GO!!!!
May 24, 2015 Cindi Brothers
May 23, 2015 Patricia Doherty
May 23, 2015 Mi Ok Bruining
May 23, 2015 Sara Leonard
May 22, 2015 Tami Fleming
May 22, 2015 Ann Braselton
May 22, 2015 Mary Duquette
May 22, 2015 TAMARA BRAGG
May 22, 2015 Dave Meuse
May 22, 2015 Andy Pepper
May 22, 2015 Elaine Carl
May 21, 2015 Barbara Hanson
May 21, 2015 andrea sonn
May 21, 2015 Tina Wedlake
May 21, 2015 joshua loseke
May 21, 2015 Omar Kanaan
May 21, 2015 beth mcgivern They belong in the wild!
May 21, 2015 angela goh
May 20, 2015 Simon Jones Imagine spending all those years trapped in a cell!!
May 20, 2015 Hannah Woolford Please stop this cruelty. Free Lolita asap.
May 20, 2015 Enrico Bratta
May 20, 2015 Kimberley Maher
May 20, 2015 (Name not displayed)
May 20, 2015 (Name not displayed)
May 19, 2015 fabs nacka
May 19, 2015 David Sickles
May 19, 2015 Mariana Lundin
May 18, 2015 harry akecheta
May 18, 2015 Julie Briggs Let this poor creature go.
May 18, 2015 Lucas de Arruda

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