Rotting Fish, Injuries, Dirty Water: Feds Find Care Violations at Miami Seaquarium for Captive Orca Tokitae

A captive Southern Resident orca at the Miami Seaquarium was given meager rations, fed rotten fish, and forced to do high-energy performances despite injuries for more than 50 years. The federal inspection by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service detailed multiple violations of animal care standards.

The Seattle Times. Lynda Mapes.