KEENESBURG, Colo., March 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Ninety-one lucky animals now not endure abuse and neglect by the hands of most of the characters featured within the 2020 Netflix docuseries “Tiger King: Homicide, Mayhem and Insanity,” however fairly, now get pleasure from lives in large-acreage, pure habitats at Colorado’s Wild Animal Sanctuary.
As beforehand reported, 39 tigers and three black bears had been rescued from Joseph “Joe Unique” Maldonado-Passage in late 2017, the foremost participant within the collection, who’s at the moment serving a 22-year sentence in federal jail on animal abuse and murder-for-hire fees.
Additionally closely featured within the collection is Unique’s former enterprise companion, Jeff Lowe, who’s now the topic of a serious investigation involving animal abuse fees that befell at his roadside zoo in Wynnewood, Oklahoma, and at his new facility in Thackerville, Oklahoma. In January 2021, citing the latest abuse and demise of tiger cubs in Lowe’s care, a federal decide ordered the elimination of 14 tigers from the power. All the cubs lower than one 12 months of age, in addition to their moms, had been eliminated and are at the moment dwelling at The Wild Animal Sanctuary’s fundamental facility in Keenesburg, Colorado.
In late 2020, a courtroom order compelled Lowe to vacate the Higher Wynnewood Unique Animal Park as title to the property was transferred to Carole Baskin of Massive Cat Rescue in Florida. Lowe was given 120 days to relocate all of his animals to the Thackerville facility, but Lowe failed to finish the switch and opted to go away 11 wolves, three tigers and two bears behind—all now dwelling in Colorado.
Wildlife in Want, the place patrons paid for large cat cub encounters and whose proprietor, Tim Stark, was featured within the docuseries had all of its animals confiscated in late 2020 as a result of dozens of animal welfare violations has since been closed down. The Wild Animal Sanctuary rescued 17 of the power’s huge cats—a combination of tigers, lions and hybrids and two grizzly bears, who exchanged their small, chain-link enclosures for the Sanctuary’s large-acreage, pure habitats.
About The Wild Animal Sanctuary
The Wild Animal Sanctuary is the biggest nonprofit carnivore sanctuary on the earth, with over 600 rescued animals together with lions, tigers, bears, wolves, leopards and different giant carnivores dwelling in large-acreage pure habitats. Established in 1980, the Sanctuary operates three places in each Colorado and Texas with greater than 10,000 acres for abused, deserted and confiscated carnivores and focuses on rehabilitating captive wildlife to allow them to be launched into pure habitats the place they’ll roam freely and stay with others of their very own form. Extra info is offered at www.wildanimalsanctuary.org
SOURCE The Wild Animal Sanctuary