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Netflix series ‘Tiger King’ sheds light on criminal antics of a big-cat eccentric

Editor’s note: A new Netflix documentary series, “Tiger King,” covers the dark world of private zoos and exotic animal breeding, including an unbelievable murder-for-hire plot that The Post covered. The series is available now on Netflix, and sheds new light on the rivalry between big-cat eccentrics. The following is an excerpt from a Post article from 2018, republished in cooperation with Netflix. Zookeeper accused in murder-for-hire plot also accused of killing tigers, selling cubs By Associated Press Published: November 8, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY — A former Oklahoma zookeeper and candidate for governor already accused in a murder-for-hire plot has been indicted on 19 new counts accusing him of killing tigers and selling tiger c ...