Carole Baskin

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Carole Baskin
Carole Baskin looks to her right side
Baskin in 2019
Carole Stairs Jones

(1961-06-06) June 6, 1961 (age 60)
Other names
  • Carole Murdock
  • Carole Lewis
Known forTiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness
  • Michael Murdock
    (m. 1979, divorced)
  • Don Lewis
    (m. 1991; legal d. 2002)
  • Howard Baskin (m. 2004)

Carole Baskin (née Stairs Jones; born June 6, 1961) is an American animal rights activist. She is the owner of Big Cat Rescue.

Baskin became well known when she was featured in the 2020 Netflix documentary series Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness about Oklahoma-based private zoo operator Joe Exotic. Following the series' release, Baskin has been targeted by Internet memes related to the disappearance of Don Lewis, her second husband.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Alan Yuhas; Maria Cramer (April 2, 2020). "What Happened After 'Tiger King'". The New York Times. Archived from the original on April 2, 2020. Retrieved April 2, 2020.