After ‘Tiger King,’ Dozens of Joe Exotic’s ‘Malnourished’ Big Cats Needed Saving

Published on Apr 09, 2020

After ‘Tiger King,’ Dozens of Joe Exotic’s ‘Malnourished’ Big Cats Needed Saving

“Tiger King” has turned its subject Joe Exotic into an internet sensation, despite the fact he’s serving a jail sentence for conspiring to murder and that many in the wildlife conservation world view him as a dangerous figure. John Goodrich, one of the world’s leading tiger biologists, criticized “Tiger King” this week for focusing more on its over-the-top characters than their treatment of big cats, which has led many viewers to question what happened to Joe Exotic’s tigers. The answer has been uncovered by People magazine in a new interview with Wild Animal Sanctuary public relations director Kent Drotar. The Wildlife Animal Sanctuary is located in Colorado and is currently the home to 39 tigers and three bears previously owned by Joe Exotic.

Joe Exotic’s animals ended up in Colorado after their owner got mixed up in a legal fiasco with the Wild Things Zoo in Dade City,

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Author: Zack Sharf