On October 8, 2020, wildlife exploiter “Doc” Antle was charged with a felony count of wildlife tracking and a felony count of conspiracy to traffic in wildlife along with 13 other misdemeanor charges. He has violated the Animal Welfare Act many times in the past for neglecting animals in his care. This comes after a string of wins in which animal abusers who appeared in Tiger King, including Jeff Lowe and Tim Stark, have been put out of business, charged with animal cruelty, and stopped from continuing to harm animals.
“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