“The legal team for Joseph Maldonado-Passage, better known as “Joe Exotic” from the Netflix documentary “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” says they believe Maldonado-Passage will receive a pardon from President Donald Trump.
“Maldonado-Passage, who is being held at Federal Medical Center Fort Worth, was convicted last year of trying to arrange the killing of a Florida animal sanctuary founder, Carole Baskin, who criticized his treatment of animals.
“Baskin wasn’t harmed. Maldonado-Passage also was convicted of killing five tigers, selling tiger cubs and falsifying wildlife records.
“Baskin founded Big Cat Rescue, a popular animal sanctuary based in Tampa, Florida, dedicated to abused and abandoned animals such as lions, tigers, bobcats, and cougars.”
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