Kody Antle, Son of 'Tiger King' Star Doc Antle
A Netflix documentary television series, Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness was released on 20 March 2020. The docuseries chronicles the life of Joseph Maldonado-Passage a.k.a Joe Exotic, a zookeeper, and his conflict with Carole Baskin, owner of Big Cat Rescue. Joe Exotic who has been in conflict with Baskin for a long time tried to murder Baskin. Joe Exotic was arrested and later convicted of attempting to hire someone to murder Carole Baskin.
Who is Tiger King Star Doc Antle?
The docuseries Tiger King also features Bhagavan "Doc" Antle who is an animal trainer and his son Kody Antle. Doc Antle is a wildlife enthusiast, trainer, and businessperson. He is the founder and director of The Institute for Greatly Endangered and Rare Species (T.I.G.E.R.S). He founded the institution in 1983. He has spent most of his life around wild animals such as tigers, elephants, lions, and chimpanzees. He identifies himself as a big cat conservationist. The docuseries also features Kody Antle, Doc Antle's son. Kody is often referred to as real-life Tarzan.
Here is the detail introduction to Kody Antle.
Who is Kody Antel, Son of 'Tiger King' Star Doc Antle?
Kody Antle is the son of Tiger King star Doc Antle. He is often referred to as the "real-life Tarzan". Following his father's footsteps, he has become involved with wildlife in many ways. Born in 1990, he grew up with tigers, lions, monkeys, and elephants in his father's park. He also has a sister named Tawny. Tawny also grew up with animals and loves them. He has stated that he was lucky to born into this. He refers to those animals as his family. He considers tigers and elephants as his big siblings, as well as chimpanzees as his best friends. His mother died in a car accident when he was a boy.
His father Doc Antle referred to his son Kody as his sidekick. He stated that he raised Kody to be Mowgli. Doc Antle founded The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species, T.I.G.E.R.S in 1983. The park is located in two locations, Myrtle Beach Safari and Preservation Station.
Kody became part of it since his birth and has formed a special bond with animals. He has stated that "I realized my life was unique because what I wanted and what other kids wanted was so different. I always had a deeper connection to animals, and I just wanted to be naked running around with tigers."
The real-life Tarzan is popular on social media platforms as well. He has already garnered over 11.7 million followers on TikTok and 1.9 million followers on his Instagram. He generally shares videos, playing with animals, on his social media platforms.