Miracle March for Lolita at Miami Seaquarium
Jan 02, 2015 03:28AM
Residents can support the quality of life and freedom of local whales and dolphins by joining the Miracle March for Lolita, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., January 17, at Virginia Key Park, across from the Miami Seaquarium. Organizers say it will be the largest march in U.S. history for a captive cetacean. The orca whale Lolita has been in the facility for 44 years.
Guest speakers will include Howard Garrett, of Orca Network; Dr. Naomi Rose, of the Animal Welfare Institute; entertainer Robbyne Kaamil; teen activist Zach Affolter; Peggy Oki, of the Origami Whales Project; Jane Velez Mitchell, director of JaneUnchained.com; and activist Ric O’Barry.
Cost: $6 parking fee. For more information, including reduced rates at local hotel, call 269-506-8422 or visit MiracleMarchForLolita.com.