Doc Antle or Bhagavan Kevin Antle is one of the most notorious animal exploiters in the USA. He was born to wealthy parents in 1960 in Salinas, California. He was born on an industrial farm which his parents owned back in the 1960s. His parents were from a wealthy agricultural background. The name Bhagavan for Doc Antle has confused a lot of people, especially the Indians, as to why would a kid in California be named Bhagavan.
Doc Antle was not much into schooling and dropped out in ninth grade. In his late teens he went to China. With the help of his family connections, Doc Antle left for China to study Chinese medicine. That was where he got his nickname “Doc” for Doctor in Chinese medicine.
This man is the founder of The Institute for Greatly Endangered and Rare Species. This is also known as the T.I.G.E.R.S. The T.I.G.E.R.S is a private zoo located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It is the place where Doc he trains his animals and breeds them too. He also described himself as a conservationist. Conservationism is a social, political, and environmental movement. It focuses on conserving nature, natural habitat, forests, and animal species from becoming at risk or endangered.
10 percentage of the T.I.G.E.R.S annual revenue goes towards a non-profit organization. Called the Rare Species Fund. Rare Species Fund looks after all the endangered beings and supports the conservationist projects. Doc Antle is also the Executive Director of the Rare Species Fund. He looks after the organization’s work. The organization has been committed to preserving wildlife around the world.
Doc Antle is one of the most controversial figures in the US. He was fined for abandoning peacocks and deer in his private zoo in 1989. Beginning from that, Doc Antle has had over 35 USDA cases for his mistreatment of animals. Till day, the cases of animal mistreatment by Doc have steadily increased. Joe Exotic, the ex-zoo operator at Doc’s zoo alleged that Doc Antle uses gas chambers to kill Tigers to expand his breeding program.
His net worth is not accurately available. But Doc Antle net worth is not a surprise if it was to be really high. Because he has been in this business for decades together, Doc Antle net worth will undoubtedly be a lot. At his private zoo, they charge $339 per person for the most basic entrance tickets. They also provide several package tours with the most expensive ones at $2000 per person for a 10-day African Safari. All these different tour packages provided by them have increased Doc Antle net worth a lot.
According to multiple outlets, Doc Antle net worth is estimated to be around $10 million.
All made by exploiting tigers, lions and other wild animals. Is it worth to abuse so many animals, show the