Russ Rector

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    May 18, 2010

    Tilikum, SeaWorld's Killer Whale has Knocked Up Two Lady Orcas

    via Gawker>Even in the animal kingdom, it seems that some ladies can't get enough of a bad boy. Tilikum, the orca who killed a veteran trainer during a performance in March, has impregnated two females at SeaWorld Orlando. Apparently, he's quite the sperm whale.Twenty-year-old whale, Taima will ... More >>

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    April 26, 2007

    A Rising Tide

    A UM scientist and global warming pioneer warns the muckety-mucks

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    February 17, 2005


    Seaquarium stonewalls about the health and well-being of Lolita the orca

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    November 18, 2004

    The Bitch

    End Times

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    September 9, 2004

    Orca Frustration

    "As soon as I crossed the Mason-Dixon Line, I knew it was different here"

  • City Life

    May 13, 2004


    Russ Rector

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    July 8, 1999

    Livin' la Vida Orca

    Howard Garrett carries the torch for an aging aquatic entertainer named Lolita

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    October 5, 1995

    Lather Not

    At the urging of dolphin activist Russ Rector, Paul Mitchell Systems tells Miami Seaquarium, "You're all wet!"

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    September 1, 1993

    The Flap Over Flipper

    So you want to swim with the dolphins? Be prepared for two things: An argument from activists and a chance that the dolphins will make contact -- serious contact.