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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


Jul 9, 2014 Aaron Mohammed
Jul 9, 2014 Luciane Lima
Jul 9, 2014 Jo Barber
Jul 8, 2014 Virginia Skelton
Jul 8, 2014 Donna Lane
Jul 8, 2014 Laura McDonald
Jul 8, 2014 cassie arrowood
Jul 8, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 8, 2014 M Murr
Jul 8, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 8, 2014 Jeannette Ernst
Jul 7, 2014 (Name not displayed) Keeping her there is the equivalent of keeping a child in a single room their entire lives.
Jul 7, 2014 Susette Stough
Jul 7, 2014 Ashley Febre
Jul 7, 2014 Francine Lipka
Jul 7, 2014 Sandra Spilecki Release her or take her place and see how you would endure such conditions! You will be remembered by how you act now! We only have today!!
Jul 7, 2014 Melissa McGuire
Jul 7, 2014 merrill aronson
Jul 6, 2014 Sibrina Russell
Jul 6, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 5, 2014 Melinda Lowery
Jul 4, 2014 Laurie Johnson
Jul 4, 2014 julia ferguson
Jul 4, 2014 Belén Bacigaluppi
Jul 4, 2014 Grace Schneider
Jul 4, 2014 Susan Palmer
Jul 3, 2014 Robert Friedman
Jul 3, 2014 Lacey Velvet
Jul 3, 2014 Viviane Harvey
Jul 3, 2014 Katrin Franzen
Jul 2, 2014 JAMIE GONZALES
Jul 2, 2014 Dan Perdios
Jul 2, 2014 Geraldo Majela Elias de Abreu Pereira
Jul 2, 2014 Mari Niemeläinen
Jul 2, 2014 Judith Brown
Jul 2, 2014 selma pedro bom de miranda
Jul 2, 2014 margo salone
Jul 2, 2014 Judy Poole
Jul 2, 2014 Julie Miller
Jul 2, 2014 Sandy Robinson
Jul 2, 2014 Marion Munger
Jul 2, 2014 Tedi Ringel
Jul 2, 2014 Bryce Smith
Jul 2, 2014 Jeffrey Bains
Jul 2, 2014 Barbara Cain
Jul 2, 2014 Philippe Raymakers
Jul 1, 2014 Donna McCarthy
Jul 1, 2014 Carol Welch
Jul 1, 2014 Indra Garcia
Jul 1, 2014 Debbie Coggins

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