Whether you're still watching or have already finished up Netflix's buzzy Tiger King, the docuseries that dropped March 20, you're almost certainly shook. The seven-episode series features a cast of characters so wild—pun intended—that it's hard to believe they're real.
If you haven't seen it yet: Tiger King follows the story of several big-cat owners in the U.S. There are unsolved murders, rivalries, involvements with the FBI, conspiracy theories, and that's just the beginning. The series' main character is Joe Exotic, born Joseph Schreibvogel, who at the time of the series owned the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park (referred to as the G.W. Zoo in the series) in Wynnewood, Oklahoma. Exotic tells viewers it's the largest private zoo in the country.
As I finished the textbook definition of WTF, a.k.a Tiger King, I found myself wondering if Exotic's zoo (owned by Jeff Lowe since 2016) is as crazy an experience for its guests. So, my wonderful Marie Claire readers, I took my journalism degree to the streets (kidding, I'm still social distancing) and found some reviews of the zoo that almost seemed too crazy to be true. Some things I already knew after watching of the documentary, while others left me saying, "Oh my God" out loud.
You can read the rest of the reviews for yourself here.
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