May 4, 2020
Nearly 100 million viewers worldwide have tuned into Netflix’s Tiger King – which showcased cartoonish characters involved on both sides of animal welfare, including big cat rights activist Carole Baskin and tiger trafficker Joe Exotic. But did this cult series only scratch the surface of animal trafficking?
To find out more we bring in venerated animal welfare expert Professor Carney Anne Nasser, whose work has been featured on CNN, Wall Street Journal, National Geographic, The New York Times and ABC’s Today Show. Carney Anne is also the attorney who pitched the wildlife trafficking case against “tiger King” Joe Exotic – leading to his arrest and sentence of 22 years in prison for multiple animal crimes. In this episode, she will lead us through the top 10 things we can learn about trafficking from Tiger King.