Today From The Organic View: Tony The Truck Stop Tiger: Animal Cruelty For Amusement   2 comments

The Organic View Radio Show host June Stoyer will speak to Big Cat expert, Laura Lassiter and Carter Dillard, the Director of Litigation for the Animal Legal Defense Fund. Tune in TODAY 4pm EST to hear about this wildlife cruelty case that has gained international attention. See more info at:

From The Organic View:

Some people choose animals as companions. Then, there are others that choose to exploit, abuse and profit from their misery. Such is the case with a 10 year old Siberian-Bengal tiger named Tony. He has spent every day and night of the last decade at the Tiger Truck Stop in Grosse Tete, Louisiana.

It’s no life for a tiger, or any other animal. On April 11, 2011, Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) filed a lawsuit against the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and its secretary Robert Barham, arguing that he violated state law in granting a permit allowing Michael Sandlin to continue to exhibit Tony at the Tiger Truck Stop. This permit, that allows Tony to languish in a roadside cage, violates state law.  The case has reached international attention as people are aghast that such cruelty is tolerated in the United States.

2 responses to “Today From The Organic View: Tony The Truck Stop Tiger: Animal Cruelty For Amusement

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  1. Please free this beautiful animal and stop the horrible cruelty he has to endure. This is a tragic situation and must be stopped.

  2. Please stop this and other horrible treatments of the worlds animals.

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