‘Doc’ Antle Indicted on 6 Counts of Wildlife Trafficking

“Tiger King” villain Bhagavan “Doc” Antle is now facing charges for state wildlife trafficking, cruelty to animals, and money laundering.

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SeaQuest Fort Worth: Here’s Why You Should Avoid This Crummy Mall Aquarium at All Costs

SeaQuest Fort Worth is a crummy mall aquarium in Texas that has repeatedly put wild animals and the public in danger. Here’s what you can do about it.

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VIDEO: Fatal Tiger Mauling Is a Reminder to Skip Roadside Zoos

These cruel attractions put visitors and staff at risk—and the animals they exploit for profit are doomed to a life of abuse and neglect.

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Orangutan at Indonesian Zoo Grabs Teen Who Jumped Barrier and Allegedly Taunted Him

One wannabe social media influencer learned an important lesson about teasing animals after an orangutan he allegedly taunted decided to fight back.

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VIDEO: Jamaica Zoo Employee Taunts Lion, Loses His Finger

A Jamaica Zoo worker taunted a lion, and what happened next horrified visitors. Watch the footage—and never visit a roadside zoo.

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Evil Bidding: Triple W Exotic Animal Auction Cited by Feds Over Welfare Issues

Triple W and other exotic-animal auctions are nightmarish for animals, who are confined to cramped cages and denied necessary veterinary care.

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Here’s Why You Should NEVER Visit the Austin Aquarium

Take a look at what happened to two otters—and other animals—at the Austin Aquarium. Here’s how you can help them.

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Houston Interactive Aquarium & Animal Preserve Cited for Welfare Violations

Animals at Houston Interactive Aquarium & Animal Preserve have endured malnourishment, freezing temperatures, and forced public contact. Stay far away.

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Woody’s Menagerie Owner Buys and Sells Animals and Has a History of Sending Them to Slaughterhouses

This shady intermediary of the roadside zoo industry buys and sells animals and has a history of sending them to slaughter. Take action against roadside zoos!

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PETA Victory Results in More Than $180,000 Payout From ‘Tiger King’ Villain Jeff Lowe

Jeff Lowe was slammed for “appalling cruelty” in PETA’s lawsuit win. Find out how you can help stop further suffering of animals at roadside zoos.

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Record-Breaking Tiger Rescue to Follow Closure of One of the Worst Zoos in Asia

Long condemned by PETA Asia—including for an incident in which a baby elephant’s back legs broke during a trick—the notorious Phuket Zoo is finally closing its doors. See how the animals are finding true sanctuary at last.

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6 Red Flags to Look Out For in ‘Tiger King 2’ and ‘The Doc Antle Story’

Look out for these animal welfare issues throughout Netflix’s “Tiger King 2” and spinoff series “The Doc Antle Story,” and never support roadside zoos.

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Roadside Zoos and Exotic-Animal Breeders Make a Killing at Auctions

Every year, thousands of animals are shuffled through exotic animal auctions. At these events, complex individuals are quickly sold to the highest bidder.

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Unlawful ‘Monkey Business’ at Petting Zoo: PETA Demands Investigation

Infamous for a history of zebra escapes, the owner of Jenny’s Petting Zoo is once again being cited by authorities, thanks to PETA.

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PETA’s New Video Exposes ‘Tiger King 2’ Villain Tim Stark’s Cruelty to Cubs

A new PETA video includes footage of baby big cats who died at Tim Stark’s facility following declawing surgeries. Learn more about this “Tiger King 2” player.

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