There is a possibility that captive orca Lolita may be sold, potentially to European buyers based in London. If the sale goes through before Lolita is legally protected as a member of the Southern resident killer whale distinct population segment, she could be moved anywhere in the world. You can politely express your thoughts here:
New Zealand Orca Calf Rescued
New Zealand orca calf refloated after stranding:
Orca Lolita In Psychology Today
An interesting overview: freeing orca Lolita, in Psychology Today
New Zealand Orca Encounter
We have posted a lot about the Icelandic orca going under the bridge, but how about the New Zealand orca going under a wharf?
The NY orca bill passes the first round:
Stephen Fry: Anti Orca Captivity
Stephen Fry thinks the newly proposed California orca bill is "good news for orcas":
SeaWorld's Chlorine Affects Orcas — And Trainers (article by Tim Zimmermann):
New Article By Tim Zimmermann: The Monumental Plans That Could Set Captive Orca Free
A new article by Tim Zimmermann taking a look at plans, needs & requirements of freeing a captive orca:
Orca expert and marine mammal scientist Dr. Naomi Rose has been working to end orca and dolphin captivity for over 20 years. You can now visit From The Dolphin's Point of View by Dr. Rose to learn more about her work, the animals and why they are not suited to life in a captive environment.
International Animal Rescue speaks out against the capture of wild orca for import into China: