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Heartbreaking Drone Footage Shows Lolita in Her Tiny, Lonely Tank

New aerial photography shows 7,000-pound orca Lolita in her tank―the smallest orca tank in America―where she has lived since she was captured from her pod 44 years ago.

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Why Was the Miami Seaquarium Sequestering Lolita? © Terrell C. Newby, Ph.D.

Why Was the Miami Seaquarium Sequestering Lolita?

When the Miami Seaquarium does maintenance on its orca tank, where does Lolita go?

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Planned SeaWorld Protest Turns Into Celebration—See Why

Students at one university planned a protest to get the school to stop promoting SeaWorld. But as it turned out, they didn’t have to protest at all.

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There Will Never Be a SeaWorld San Francisco © iStock.com/sad444

There Will Never Be a SeaWorld San Francisco

The city named after the patron saint of animals takes a strong stand for marine mammals.

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9 Animals Driven Insane

Zoochosis is a disturbing psychological condition. This is what it looks like.

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Good News for Dolphins, Bad News for Fingers

A zoo visitor leaves a little bit of herself behind, plus other animals-in-entertainment news.

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The 9-Year-Old Activist Who’s on SeaWorld’s Radar

This tiny dynamo isn’t even in fourth grade yet, but she’s already making waves for captive marine mammals around the world.

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Wild-Caught Orca Dies a Long Way From Home © Free Morgan Foundation

Wild-Caught Orca Dies a Long Way From Home

After suffering from an inflammation in his lungs, Bingo, a male orca, died this week.

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Victory for Whales and Dolphins!

The Vancouver Park Board voted unanimously Thursday night to introduce a bylaw to ban the breeding of captive whales and dolphins at the Vancouver Aquarium!


Win for Dolphins! Bahamian Supreme Court Orders Dolphinarium Closed

In a victory for marine mammals, a Supreme Court judge in the Bahamas has ordered a “swim-with-dolphins” exhibit to shut down and release its captive dolphins.

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Lolita’s Friends Push Forward With Lawsuit Over Seaquarium’s License © Terrell C. Newby, Ph.D.

Lolita’s Friends Push Forward With Lawsuit Over Seaquarium’s License

PETA, the Animal Legal Defense Fund, and the Orca Network are circling the wagons again to fight for Lolita’s freedom.

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9 Quotes That Will Change What You Think About Zoos

June is National Zoo and Aquarium Month, but we don’t think this is any reason to celebrate.

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Dr. Jane Goodall Calls for an End to Marine-Mammal Captivity ©starmaxinc.com

Dr. Jane Goodall Calls for an End to Marine-Mammal Captivity

See how internationally renowned primatologist and animal advocate Dr. Jane Goodall is using her scientific expertise to end marine-mammal captivity.

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10 Steps to Get a Lobster Zone Machine Removed

Learn the steps for getting restaurants to remove inhumane Lobster Zone “games” that torture lobsters.


After Fish Tank Bursts, Restaurant Urged to ‘Think Outside the Tank’

After a giant fish tank bursts at the T-REX Cafe in Downtown Disney, PETA asks the restaurant to remove its aquariums and stop putting sensitive, intelligent animals on display.

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