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Famed Southern Resident orca Tokitae dies in captivity

57-year-old killer whale was preparing to return to Salish Sea

Tokitae, the famed Southern Resident orca in captivity at the Miami Seaquarium, performing in front of a large crowd.
Tokitae, the famed Southern Resident orca in captivity at the Miami Seaquarium, died Friday, Aug. 18. (Photo courtesy of Sipa USA via AP)
By Julia Lerner Staff Reporter
Tokitae, the 57-year-old Southern Resident orca long-confined in the Miami Seaquarium, died Friday a
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