‘Tiger King’ Star Loses Animal Park To Nemesis He Tried To Kill

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The star of hit Netflix series “Tiger King” will have to hand over the ownership of his famous zoo to the nemesis he tried to have murdered, a court has ruled.

Joe Exotic, whose real name is Joseph Maldonado-Passage, is in jail after he was sentenced to 22 years in prison in January for the attempted murder of Carole Baskin.

His feud with Baskin, an animal sanctuary owner, captivated millions in the Netflix documentary that became a sensation when it was released in March as America went into coronavirus lockdown.

Baskin had for years accused Exotic of abusing the animals, including tigers, in his park.

Exotic said Baskin was trying to destroy his business, and their dispute ended up in a years-long legal battle.

On Monday, a judge in Oklahoma ruled that the ownership of Exotic’s 16-acre land in the state must be transferred to Baskin, who runs Big Cat Rescue in Florida.

The Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park will have to vacate the premises, “including removal of all zoo animals,” Judge Scott Palk said in the decision.

In 2013, a Florida court ordered Exotic to pay Baskin $1 million because his company had used logos and images similar to

Kharif crops MSP raised nominally, MSME definition further expanded

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On the day the monsoon arrived in India, the government raised the minimum support price (MSP) of 17 moderately in the range of 2-7.5 per cent year-on-year, besides extending the interest subvention scheme for crop loans for another three months till August 31 this year.


However, the increase in MSP, approved by the Cabinet, adhered to the policy of giving 50 per cent more over the cost of the crops to farmers. The new prices announced would be in the range of 50-83 per cent more over the cost of production, Agriculture Minister Narendra Tomar said after the



The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) also further expanded the definition of medium enterprises than what was announced by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the package announced last month.


The main of paddy would witness 2.89-2.92 per cent increase, while pulses would see a rise of 2.07-5.26 per cent. Bajra would witness the highest increase of 7.5 per cent.


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Simon George, President Cargill India, said,

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