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Thursday, September 27 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Save Lolita - Science on the Spot: Sound Waves - The Woman Who Swims with Killer Whales

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Save Lolita- On August 8, 1970, a four year-old killer whale named Tokitae was brutally taken from her mother in the Puget Sound and brought to the Miami Seaquarium, where she was placed in a 35 foot wide tank and renamed “Lolita.” She has lived there ever since.
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Science on the Spot: Sound Waves- Our goal is to drill down on one place, one science concept, one person, and see the science in action as it is happening, with the folks who make it happen.
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The Woman Who Swims with Killer Whales- Ingrid Visser is the only scientist in the world to swim with wild Killer Whales. Her approach has revolutionized our understanding of these creatures. With a high number of deaths striking New Zealand's populaton, she faces her greatest challenge.
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Ingrid Visser

Founder, Orca Research Trust
With a passion for orca since she was a child, Dr Ingrid Visser has researched the ocean’s top predator for more than 20 years.  Swimming with orca on a regular basis, to gain insights into their lives and the various orca cultures around the world, Ingrid’s research focuses on foraging behaviour.  As such she has observed orca feeding on sharks, rays, penguins, seals and dolphins.  Her work has featured in various natural history programs... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am
Museum of Monterey 5 Custom House Plaza Monterey, CA 93940

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