Source: The New York Times
For years, animal rights activist Carole Baskin railed against the roadside zoo that was run by Joe Exotic, describing it as cruel and exploitative of the big cats that were kept there.
That part of the story is well known to the millions of viewers of “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” the Netflix docuseries about the conflict between Ms. Baskin and Joe Exotic, the flamboyant owner of a lion and tiger zoo in Wynnewood, Oklahoma.
Tensions grew so taut between them that, in 2019, Joe Exotic was convicted of trying to have Ms. Baskin killed.
Last Monday, U.S. District Judge Scott Palk added another chapter to the tale when he ruled that Ms. Baskin’s organization, Big Cat Rescue Corporation, could take control of the 16.4-acre property in Wynnewood, once known as G.W. Exotic.
Read the story at The New York Times.
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