Tiger King: Questions Answered 2020
There are currently more tigers living in captivity in the United States than there are left in the wild. In many states, it is perfectly legal to keep a tiger in your home or backyard. Tiger cubs are being bred and exploited at an alarming rate to fuel the cruel cub petting industry. Learn more about the current and pending laws surrounding private ownership and roadside zoos like the ones featured in Tiger King.
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After multiple lawsuits filed and fought by the Animal Legal Defense Fund, the Tiger Truck Stop has finally stopped exhibiting animals and tore down its cages. The Tiger Truck Stop, the infamous gas station in Gross Tete, Louisiana, held Tony — an endangered Siberian-Bengal tiger — from the age of 6-months until his death at the age of 17 in 2017.July 14, 2020 Press Release
Long-time Miami resident asks Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott to co-sponsor the Big Cat Public Safety ActJune 2, 2020 Press Release
Co-authored by Animal Legal Defense Fund, Joaquin Phoenix, Rooney Mara, and Glenn Close call on Congress to pass federal legislationApril 28, 2020 Press Release