‘Doc’ Antle Convicted of Wildlife Trafficking

Tiger King villain and Myrtle Beach Safari operator Bhagavan “Doc” Antle was convicted of wildlife trafficking and conspiracy to commit wildlife trafficking by a jury in the Frederick County Circuit Court in Virginia. PETA will use the conviction to push for the termination of the federal licenses that keep his tawdry park in business.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind