Doc Antle from 'Tiger King' charged with animal cruelty and wildlife trafficking

Doc Antle from 'Tiger King' charged with animal cruelty and wildlife trafficking

Bhagavan "Doc" Antle , the owner of Myrtle Beach Safari in South Carolina, has been charged by a grand jury in Frederick County with one felony count of wildlife trafficking and one felony count of conspiracy to wildlife traffic as well as 13 misdemeanor charges, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced in a news release on Friday.

Carole Baskin of 'Tiger King' awarded control of Joe Exotic's zoo

Carole Baskin of 'Tiger King' awarded control of Joe Exotic's zoo

A federal judge has granted Carole Baskin of Florida's Big Cat Rescue control of the 16-acre zoo in Wynnewood, property that was previously owned by Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, known as "Joe Exotic" in the hit Netflix docuseries.

Roaming eye of the tiger! Mighty big cat on mission to woo tigress at London Zoo

Roaming eye of the tiger! Mighty big cat on mission to woo tigress at London Zoo

Sumatran tigers number as few as 400 in the wild (Image: ZSL London Zoo) Stocktaking figures warn that recent assessments in Myanmar show no breeding animals, although less than 10 per cent of potential tiger territory has been surveyed.