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Thinking of Lolita, the captive killer whale

Here’s a brief reminder that tomorrow is the 40th anniversary of the capture of Lolita, a killer whale that made her home in the Salish Sea until she was pulled out of Whidbey Island’s Penn Cove and taken to the Miami Seaquarium.

At 44 or 45 years old, she is the last living orca from Puget Sound in captivity.
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