START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
Group Discussions
  Release plan to Free Morgan
| track thread
« Back to topics

Thanks for the info.

Ignored Release plan for Morgan 2 return 2 the Oceans


Suggestions for returning "Morgan" the orca

(killer whale) to a natural life in the ocean



Executive Summary




Morgan" is a young female orca (killer whale), probably 3-4 years old, who was rescued on 23 June, 2010, from the Wadden Sea (an intertidal zone in the southeastern North Sea, off the coast of the Netherlands). She is currently at the "Dolfinarium Harderwijk", in the Netherlands. Now, four months past her rescue, concerns are arising about Morgan‟s extended confinement in a small concrete tank and the impact this could have on her ability to return to the wild. The suggestions in this proposal are intended to assist Dutch authorities and the Dolfinarium Harderwijk in providing an opportunity for Morgan

to return to the ocean and her community and in doing so contribute to orca conservation and scientific knowledge.

The development of this rehabilitation and relocation proposal has been a cooperative project by a number of regional and international partners; including researchers, conservation groups, and animal welfare advocates, who all share the goal of returning



Read more...~~~>