Zoo Owner Charged With Animal Cruelty

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A video purporting to show Michael Hackenberger whipping a tiger was posted online
A Canadian zoo owner whose Bengal tiger starred in the Life of Pi resigned Wednesday after he was charged with five counts of animal cruelty.

The allegations first arose last December, after animal rights activists posted an undercover video online purporting to show the owner, Michael Hackenberger, whipping a tiger.

In a statement posted late Wednesday to the Bowmanville Zoo’s Facebook page, Hackenberger said that while he was “not guilty of the charges” against him “the welfare of the zoo and the animals that it serves has always been my principal concern…”

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