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Presidential candidate throws condoms at young kids during speech at zoo

By Mason White 4:18 PM March 17, 2016
Joseph Maldonado 

By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) A U.S. presidential candidate of Oklahoma, is being criticized after throwing condoms at young kids who came to see him perform at a zoo.

Joseph Maldonado, also known as Joe Exotic, is running as an Independent in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Maldonado owns and operates the Garold Wayne Interactive Zoo in Wynnewood. Casey Harris said that her 7-year-old daughter was at the zoo during a performance.

At some point, Maldonado gave a short speech about his candidacy for president. Maldonado was accused of using profanity and giving out condoms to everyone in the audience.

A young girl picked up a condom from the floor and asked her grandmother what it was. The condom came with explicit instructions on the back of the package.

Harris said that she will never return to the zoo. Maldonado defended his actions, saying that the condom throwing has been part of the zoo presentations for years.

It is used as a tool to break the ice between him and the crowd.