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Whale and man

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Jumping orca, Hoi Wai, (Suzie Wong) in the Hong Kong Seaworld. Scanned from negative taken 1993.There are pictures of her previous career as Suzie Wong in Clacton-on-Sea, where she was trained by Reg Bloom in 1978, here. She also spent time at the Windsor Safari Park before she went to Hong Kong.According to this site Susie was acquired from Ingolfshofdi in Iceland October 1977.She passed away 21st April 1997 after being captive for 19 years 6 months.Her last weight was 4,400 Ibs (1,996 kgs) & length 17ft (5.2 metres).

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