Barbara Fulchini, foreground, 24, of Miami, and Adriana Pruitt, center, 32, of Miramar, Fla., attempt to turn back people at the entrance to the Miami Seaquarium during a protest against Lolita the orca's decades-long captivity at the Miami Seaquarium, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, in Miami. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and other groups have sued in Miami federal court, saying Lolita should ultimately be removed to a sea pen under a retirement plan that would more closely mimic her natural Pacific Ocean environment.
Barbara Fulchini, foreground, 24, of Miami, and Adriana Pruitt, center, 32, of Miramar, Fla., attempt to turn back people at the entrance to the Miami Seaquarium during a protest against Lolita the orca's decades-long captivity at the Miami Seaquarium, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, in Miami. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and other groups have sued in Miami federal court, saying Lolita should ultimately be removed to a sea pen under a retirement plan that would more closely mimic her natural Pacific Ocean environment. Wilfredo Lee AP
Barbara Fulchini, foreground, 24, of Miami, and Adriana Pruitt, center, 32, of Miramar, Fla., attempt to turn back people at the entrance to the Miami Seaquarium during a protest against Lolita the orca's decades-long captivity at the Miami Seaquarium, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, in Miami. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and other groups have sued in Miami federal court, saying Lolita should ultimately be removed to a sea pen under a retirement plan that would more closely mimic her natural Pacific Ocean environment. Wilfredo Lee AP

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