Karl Mitchell, a Pahrump exotic animal owner who fought to keep his tigers, won his appeal with the Nye County Commission Friday.
Nye County Commission voted 3-1 to overturn a previous judge’s ruling and grant Karl Mitchell’s appeal by reversing the denial of a Special Conditions Animal Permit.
Watch what happened in the meeting below.
The exotic animal owner has been tied up in a legal battle over keeping his tigers for years.
The I-Team has reported about Mitchell exotic animal battles for more than a decade, including when he was openly defiant of the U.S. Department of Agriculture by showing off his tigers, despite a federal court order that said Mitchell was violating federal law.
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Mitchell is now allowed to keep 10 exotic cats at his ranch in Pahrump legally, but special conditions were attached to Mitchell being able to have his tigers back.