Victory for Tony!Posted by Lisa Franzetta, ALDF's Director of Communications on May 6, 2011
This morning, a judge in East Baton Rouge District Court granted the
Animal Legal Defense Fund’s request for a permanent injunction
against the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, preventing
the Department from renewing the annual permit that allows Michael
Sandlin, owner of Grosse Tete’s Tiger Truck Stop, to display Tony, a ten-year-old Siberian-Bengal tiger.
When the current permit expires in December 2011, Sandlin will no
longer be able to keep Tony confined as a roadside exhibit at the truck
stop where he has languished for over a decade. Read more….