Keiko in the sunset! <3 Such a beautiful orca. RIP. You got to be free at last! <3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wguvdjXUDMU Whales in Captivity. Captivity kills. Empty the tanks. Conserve our majestic oceans and sea life. Sustainability. Orca. Killer whale.
The floppy-finned killer whale was the subject of a bold experiment: Attempting to return a captive orca to the wild. Ultimately it would prove to be too ambitious, but I was there when Keiko -- star of "Free Willy" -- arrived in Iceland. September 1998, The Seattle Times. (Photo from OceanFutures.org) http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19980913&slug=2771895