The Tiger King location and all the zoos featured in the Netflix series: Where does Tiger King take place?

Tiger King Map Locations
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Truth is stranger than fiction. What else to say about the Netflix hit show Tiger King? Find out where it all happened. It all started with an investigation trying to understand what is going on with people keeping big cats in the USA, a country where there are more captive tigers than they are in the wild throughout the world.

The Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness series has become a worldwide success, along with the quarantine dancing coffin memes. For us, this is the very first time that we include a shooting location in Oklahoma to our database. Here are all the Tiger King locations linked to a map, where the crazy story of the documentary takes place:

Joe Exotic Animal Park
The Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park. The GW Zoo is still open for business under a new management. During Joe Exotic's era it was known as The Garold Wayne Exotic Animal Memorial Park. Wynnewood is a very small town in Garvin County, in deep Oklahoma.
(You can open all the locations on Google Maps clicking on the links below in the captions ↴)
Image courtesy of Netflix - Map

Joe Exotic Zoo Map
The Joe's exotic zoo map as it appears in the series. Comprising 16 acres (6.5 ha), the wildlife park was founded by Joe in 1999 in the memory of his brother, who died in a car crash. Image courtesy of Netflix.

GW Zoo
Jeff Lowe is the actual CEO of the G.W. Zoo, but he is planning to move it to a new location in Thackerville, also in Oklahoma. The new animal park would be situated near the Texas border, behind the Winstar Casino.
Image courtesy of Netflix - Oklahoma Zoo Map

Big Cat Rescue
Hey All You Cool Cats and Kittens! Carole Baskin's Big Cat Rescue is located in the outskirts of Tampa, Florida. You can virtually walk around the complex in Google Maps. Carole felt betrayed by the show's producers, suggesting (or at least exposing what everybody is thinking) that she murdered his second husband. She published several videos commenting and refuting Netflix Tiger King on her website.
Image courtesy of Netflix - Big Cat Rescue Location

Myrtle Beach Safari
The Myrtle Beach Safari, owned by Bhagavan 'Doc' Antle in South Carolina. Myrtle Beach is a touristy coastal town in the middle of the stretch of beach known as 'The Grand Strand'. Located around a hundred miles north of Charleston and 140 miles east from Columbia, the city enjoys a warm, subtropical climate and abundant sunshine all year-round. Image courtesy of Netflix - Map

Zoological Wildlife Foundation
The Zoological Wildlife Foundation (ZWF Miami) is the organization led by Mario Scarface Tabraue, a former Cuban American drug lord who already served time in prison, paying his debt to society. Mark McCarthy was a former employee of his. This appointment-only zoo is located near Miami, Florida.
Image courtesy of Netflix and Google Maps - ZWF Miami Location

Tim Stark Wildlife in Need
Tim Stark is definitely, because of the way he talks, one of our favourite characters in the show. Tim's Wildlife in Need is located in Charlestown, Indiana. Recently a judge has declared that this controversial complex has violated the Animal Welfare Act on multiple occasions, and confirmed the decision to revoke its operating license.
Image courtesy of Netflix - Wildlife in Need Map

Tiger King drehort
If you'd like to pay a visit to Joe Exotic or Mr. Maldonado-Passage, he's currently serving a 22-year jail sentence for the attempted murder of Carole Baskin in the Grady County Detention Center in Chickasha, Oklahoma.
Image courtesy of Netflix - Tiger King Prison Location

Jeff Lowe hot nanny
Extra bonus: Is Jeff Lowe's attractive nanny a fake nanny? Some reports suggest that Jeff hired the model Masha Diduk just to get some publicity.

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  1. Where was the old location of G.W Zoo, in garvin? I cant seem to find the old location before they moved it.


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