WYNNEWOOD, Oklahoma - The owner of an exotic animal park located in Wynnewood, Oklahoma, announced he’s running for President of the United States in 2016.

Joseph Schreibvogel, best known as “Joe Exotic,” is the owner of G.W. Exotic Animal Park in Wynnewood.

Schreibvogel announced he will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. on Monday at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, located at 350 N. High Street in Columbus, Ohio.

Schreibvogel said the purpose of this conference is to announce that paperwork has been mailed for him to enter into the race of President, and to, “address the Ohio people about their tax money being used in a monopoly pushed through by Governor Kasich, Senator Balderson.”

"It is time the people who built this country with blood, sweat and tears has a voice," a news release for Schreibvogel's campaign stated.