tiger king It recently dropped episodes of season two on Netflix, but the documentaries are now branching out with a new project, Doc Antle’s storyViewers can watch the trailer for the first time now. Premiere December 10 Tiger King: The Doc Antle Story It will follow the story of Antle, a big cat lover and owner of a private zoo, who raises eyebrows in the first season of tiger king. Antle has been accused of running his facility like a cult, and the new three-episode series will explore the allegations, featuring interviews from individuals who have direct experience with the controversial character.
The synopsis of the limited documentary series reads, “Doc Antel, as a lifelong showman, built his diverse career on stage, attracting a huge number of fans along the way.” But beneath the eccentric and animal-loving facade there is a predator far more dangerous than his big, lovable cats, and a man more shadowy than any tiger king his peers. Over three episodes, Tiger King: The Doc Antle Story reveals the truth about Doc, as witnesses come forward to share their disturbing stories of abuse and intimidation that put him at the top of the food chain.”
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Tiger King: The Doc Antle Story premieres on December 10 pic.twitter.com/eirCJyQa9r
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Antle, whose real name is Bhagavan “Doc” Antle, was formally indicted on animal cruelty and trafficking charges in 2020. The charges followed a lengthy investigation by the Virginia Attorney General’s Animal Law Unit, Mark Hering. Herring’s office said Antle and Keith A. Wilson — owner of the Wilson Wildlife Park in Frederick County, Virginia — trafficked lion cubs between Antle’s Myrtle Beach Safari Park and the state.
The charges against Antle were as follows: one felony wildlife trafficking, one felony conspiracy to trade wildlife, four misdemeanors of conspiracy to violate the Endangered Species Act, and nine misdemeanors of animal cruelty. As for Wilson, he was charged with one felony of wildlife trafficking, one felony conspiracy to trade wildlife, four misdemeanors of violating the Endangered Species Act, four misdemeanors of conspiracy to violate the Endangered Species Act and nine misdemeanors. of cruelty to animals. Two of Antle’s daughters have also been charged, with Tawny Antle facing one count of animal cruelty and one misdemeanor count of violating the Endangered Species Act. Antley’s daughter Tillakam Waterson has been charged with two counts of cruelty to animals and two counts of felony related to violating the Endangered Species Act.
According to Herring’s office, the months-long investigation that resulted in these accusations included a South Carolina property search in Antle that occurred in December 2019. This was approximately three to four months before Netflix tiger king The documentary series was shown for the first time. Notably, Wilson was previously charged with animal cruelty in November 2019, stemming from the circumstances surrounding the wildlife park.