August 8, 2015: 45 Years: Retire Lolita Tokitae to a sea pen in her home waters


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I urge Palace Entertainment to allow Lolita to be retired, and returned to a sea pen in her home waters where her mother, Ocean Sun (L25) of L pod of the Southern Residents, still swims, along with Lolita’s extended family, all of whom live under Endangered Species Act protection. Recently, the US government officially recognized Endangered Species status to Lolita, as well. Return to a sea pen with human support for as long as she needs is feasible, and could lead to a successful reunion with her family. Continue reading