an orca named who is currently the only one of its kind in captivity in CanadaAs she was caught in 1979 when she was three years old, and since 1982 she lives in Ontario’s Marineland in Nicaragua Falls.
Even then, Orca hit headlines for its lonelinessBecause throughout the 40 years of living in Canada, they have had many mates of their species, however, some have died and others have had to relocate because they could not adapt to the place.
as well, Whose mother became but her cubs died at an early age from different situations, and according to their caregivers, This animal has been alone for 11 yearsSince there has been little contact with humans, none of the animals have been able to integrate into their pool.
New video taken on Jan 14, 2023 over at Marineland and their last surviving orca Kiska. While swimming in solitude, his condition worsens. pic.twitter.com/9LCFl4sJDI
— Phil Demers (@walruswhisperer) January 14, 2023
That’s why animal protectors, activists and collectives Kiska has been demanded to be released in its natural habitat.Because they consider the fact that the orca has been alone for so long to be ‘cruel’.
A former Marineland activist who is now dedicated to being an advocate for the release of these species, spread images showing the loneliness of the orca, So a campaign was started on the popular request website, change.org, where they request the animal’s release, #freekiska is called.
said request It has over half a million signatures. To release the orca in a protected area in open water for the Ontario Marineland.
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A video taken in 2021 Kiska shows off banging her head against her pool crystalWhere experts pointed out that it was a symptom of the animal’s frustration at being isolated from others of its species in a small space.
The association in favor of animals, ‘Animal Justice’, issued a statement in which they made known their position on Kiska’s release, and hoped that Marine Park in Ontario Makes the Right Decision to Release Whom,