Before he was Joe Exotic, he was Joseph Maldonado Passage, an owner of an exotic animal park in Oklahoma. Many celebrities visited his park wishing to see tigers and other exotic animals.
With a Netflix documentary showing the life, rise and fall of Joe Exotic, many people are more and more interested in the infamous animal park owner.
He called himself Joe Exotic. He was convicted of killing five tigers, shooting them in the head to make room for other cats. He also sold and trafficked tigers and other endangered species. He falsified government documents to hide his activities in violation of federal laws.
He is currently serving a 22-year prison sentence. This documentary shows his life now.