Beta looking to put Dr. Antly In the crosshairs of the USDA because Larsa Pepin He posted pictures with some of his strange animals … but Doc says PETA is crooked.
Animal Rights has released a letter to the USDA requesting an investigation into the “Tiger King” star for alleged violations of animal welfare law … stemming from Larsa’s recent visit to Myrtle Beach Safari.
In the message TMZ got … Debbie MetzlerPETA, associate director of captive animal law enforcement, cites a visit to Larsa there this week and photos of her with adult and young tigers showing direct public contact.
She claims that the USDA warned Antle 15 years ago that his methods of photographing the public with big adult cats were in violation of the law … and wonders why “apparently the USDA refused to take any meaningful action to prevent Antle from allowing these types of actions.” Dangerous stunts of direct contact. “
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Peta is also concerned that Larsa and her children have had close contact with tigers and baby chimpanzees putting animals at risk of contracting COVID-19, claiming that the confrontations are another violation of the law.
But, Doc says PETA had the wrong idea about visiting Larsa … he claims Larsa made a tour, which involved manipulating tiger cubs and primates, before filming footage for PSA about wild tiger conservation.