Fifty years ago, one of the worst atrocities of animal welfare took place. In the largest capture of wild orcas in history, more than 90 of the marine mammals were rounded up in Penn Cove and seven young southern resident killer whales were captured using nets and explosives, then sold to aquariums. Only one of those abducted on 8th August 1970 is still alive; Lolita.
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