— Harriet Alexander (@h_alexander) July 28, 2015
Huge story bouncing around the internet today: Cecil the lion reportedly killed by U.S. dentist Walter Palmer (cbc)
“A Minnesota dentist is facing a wave of internet outrage after being named as the hunter behind the death of Cecil the lion.
Walter Palmer, a dentist and avid hunter from Bloomington, Minn., was identified as the hunter who killed Cecil, a beloved and popular attraction in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park, by The Telegraph on Tuesday. He is thought to have paid approximately $50,000 US ($64,600 Cdn) to shoot the lion with a bow and arrow. The animal was later beheaded and skinned.”
— Gizmodo (@Gizmodo) July 28, 2015