A Day In The Life Of Lolita, The Performing Orca (2013)

Documentary Short produced by Daniel Azarian for the Orca Network, featuring Dr Ingrid Visser. In 1970, a four year old killer whale named Tokitae was brutally taken from her mother in the US waters of Washington State and brought to the Miami Seaquarium, where she was placed in a 35 foot wide tank and renamed “Lolita.” She has lived there ever since. Forty-three years later world-renowned orca biologist Dr. Ingrid N. Visser, founder of the Orca Research Trust (New Zealand), visits Lolita for the first time. This short film, produced on behalf of the Washington-based Orca Network, documents Dr. Visser’s visit as well as her thoughts and scientific observations concerning Lolita's current living conditions. Official Selections: 2014 International Wildlife Film Festival, 2014 San... read more
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A Day In The Life Of Lolita, The Performing Orca (2013)