7 Apr 2020

Investigating the Tiger King and other big cat collectors

From Afternoons, 3:07 pm on 7 April 2020

There are likely more pet tigers in America than there are left in the wild. The bizarre world of exotic animal collection is in the spotlight thanks to a binge worthy Netfix series about a big cat collector convicted of a murder-for-hire plot to kill an animal rights activist trying to shut him down. 

Journalist Rachel Nuwer takes us further into the world of people who keep lions and tigers and other big cats as pets. Her newest series is Cat People : Longreads

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Photo: Rachel Nuwer

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