“We have a majority, with over 230 co-financiers, but we need a 2 / 3rds vote to go under suspension,” she wrote. “We are gathering tens of millions of supporters of our collective organizations to contact their member of Congress.”
As for her personal update, Baskin noted her appearance in the latest season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars and said she was negotiating a TV series about her work to end violence against big cats. A judge handed over control of the Oklahoma property that Maldonado-Passage once owned to Baskin and her husband this summer.
Strangely, a volunteer from the Bampa facility in Tampa was attacked by a tiger on Thursday morning, hours before the debate on the bill began. Kimba the tiger bit Candy Krauser and “almost tore off her arm,”
Meanwhile, Maldonado-Passage posted on Instagram from prison, expressing hope that President Donald Trump would forgive him and promised that if he escaped, his days as “Tiger King” were over.
“If President Trump gives me this miracle, I can honestly say that I leave behind everyone connected with this zoo and this industry,” he said in a November 30 post. “I am taking the higher path and will work to forgive them. … Carol and everyone else who thrives on controlling the lives of others can go on without me. “