The 5-year-old lioness, Chobe, had a uterus infection but is on her way to recovery thanks to the vet hospital at Oregon State University.
CORVALLIS, Ore. — After the hit Netflix documentary “Tiger King” swept the early stages of everyone’s pandemic quarantine life, the real-life zoo was surrendered to Carole Baskin. Many of the cats were shipped across the country to be cared for.
Over the past few months, many more documentaries have been made based around the fates of the big cats that were once under the care of Joe Exotic, the self-proclaimed Tiger King (now king of jail after being convicted of attempting to hire a hitman to kill Baskin as well as many animal abuse charges).
One of the lionesses who lived under his care found her way to Oregon. Chobe, 5, lives her life at the WildCat Ridge Sanctuary in Scotts Mills and was recently brought