Yet one more Tiger King star has discovered themselves in hassle with the legislation.
On Friday, Oct. 9, Virginia Legal professional Basic Mark Herring introduced the indictment of Bhagavan “Doc” Antle, the proprietor of Myrtle Seaside Safari in South Carolina. Doc is charged with one felony depend of wildlife trafficking, one felony depend of conspiracy to wildlife visitors, 4 misdemeanor counts of conspiracy to violate the Endangered Species Act and 9 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty.
Along with the Tiger King star, Keith A. Wilson, proprietor of Wilson’s Wild Animal Park in Virginia, and Doc’s two daughters, Tawny Antle and Tilakum Watterson, have been additionally charged. Keith was indicted on the identical fees as Doc, whereas Tawny was indicted on one misdemeanor depend of cruelty to animals and one misdemeanor depend of violating the Endangered Species Act. Tilakum faces two misdemeanor counts of cruelty to animals and two misdemeanor counts of violating the Endangered Species Act.
Keith and Doc are accused of trafficking lion cubs between Virginia and South Carolina.