One of the bigger news stories over the past week has been the killing of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe by an American dentist.
Cecil was a famous lion due to his black mane and was a star attraction at Hwange National Park where he was illegally lured out to be hunted on private property.
The American, Dr. Walter Palmer from Minnesota paid over $50,000 for the hunt and shot Cecil using a bow and arrow. The lion was then killed by a bullet after being tracked for 40 painful hours. Palmer claims that he did not know the hunt was illegal since he used local guides. Continue reading Delta Airlines Bans Transport of Hunting Trophies