Big Cats Seized by U.S. Marshal
Thackerville, Oklahoma, May, 2021. The United States has seized 68 protected lions, tigers, lion-tiger hybrids, and a jaguar from Jeffrey and Lauren Lowe’s Tiger King Park in Thackerville, Oklahoma, pursuant to a judicially authorized search and seizure warrant, for ongoing Endangered Species Act (ESA) violations. The Justice Department will seek civil forfeiture of these animals and any of their offspring pursuant to the Endangered Species Act’s forfeiture provision.