Michael Hackenberger, an animal trainer for many popular shows and films including Life of Pi and The Interview, was caught on video by PETA beating a tiger with a whip.
In the video, Hackenberger explains, "I like hitting him in the face...The beauty of the paws being on the rock, when you hit him, it's like a vice..It stings more!" We take a look at the disturbing footage on the Lip News with Margaret Howell and Jo Ankier..
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MORE STORIES; Horrifying moment Life of Pi animal trainer is caught on camera 'savagely beating a young Siberian tiger on the face and body with a whipA Hollywood animal trainer, who has provided animals for a variety of productions including the movie Life Of Pi, has allegedly been caught on camera whipping a Siberian tiger.
The video, obtained ..Bowmanville Zoo director Michael Hackenberger, who's supplied animals for a number of TV and film productions, denied claims by animal rights group PETA that he struck a Siberian tiger with a whip ..A trainer who has supplied animals for a number of Hollywood productions allegedly has been caught on video whipping and verbally abusing a Siberian tiger under his care.
'Life of Pi' Animal ..In a shocking video released by animal rights group PETA, he was caught on camera swearing in frustration and beating the young Siberian tiger named Uno with a whip 19 timesLife of Pi animal trainer caught savagely beating tiger Animal rights organi¬≠sation, PETA, releas¬≠es video showin¬≠g Michae¬≠l Hacken¬≠berger hittin¬≠g a tiger during traini¬≠ng sessio¬≠n By ..Veteran animal trainer fights for his life after a tiger attacked him during a training exercise.
SUBSCRIBE for the latest news and updates from ABC News h..Zoo Closes After Hollywood Animal Trainer Charged With Cruelty to Animals VIDEO TAKE ACTION I n 2015, a PETA eyewitness caught the owner of Ontario‚Äôs Bowmanville Zoological Park, Michael Hackenberger, on video viciously whipping a Siberian tiger named Uno approximately 20 times in a row during a savage training sessionThe trainer, surnamed Wu, had raised the tiger since it was a cub.
The tiger was domesticated at the animal performance venue and had always been gentle.
The zoo has stopped its animal ..It's good to know he was just hitting the floor when the tiger is on its back.
I don't see how this video makes anything else better though.
He still whips the tiger constantly for acting like a tiger.
If you have to have a whip to be around an animal then maybe you just shouldn't be around that animal
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