Before Tiger King: when Louis Theroux met Joe Exotic.
Shockingly, there are more tigers captive in America than there are wild in the rest of the world. What drives people to collect rare and dangerous animals as pets?
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In 2011, the British filmmaker met breeder and collector Joe Exotic (Tiger King) at his Oklahoma zoo while investigating exactly that. He also visits the woman who privately owns one of the US’s largest collections of chimpanzees.
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