Lolita relies on being fed healthy fish by humans. | Photo: Katie Mortus (Orzechowski), License: Photographer's permission

Toki May Have Hearing Deficiencies

Published on the 22.04.2023.

In the course of the debate regarding the destiny of Lolita, also called Tokitae or Toki, evidence has been found that the old orca may suffer from a hearing loss.

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Note: The project “truth4toki”, made up the old orca’s former and current caretakers, has also explained this in a video:


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A hearing impairment would make it impossible for Lolita to catch her own fish and prevent her from engaging in reciprocal auditory communication with other orcas.

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