Dec 10, 2014

Petition · Mayor Faulconer: Proclaim December "Corky Orca Retirement Month!" ·

WHEREAS, the first “killer whale” – Orca – was caught in November 1961 by a collecting crew from Marineland of the Pacific in Los Angeles (founded in 1954), where “Wanda” was placed in a tank, the walls of which she repeatedly crashed into, and she died the following day 1; and WHEREAS, during the 1960s and early 1970s, nearly 70 killer whales were taken from Pacific waters for...

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