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Dentist Killed Cecil The Lion 

 

 

Cecil The Lion was no less than a celebrity at Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park.

Dentist Killed Cecil The LionImage Credit: Brent Staplekamp

 

A dentist named Walter Palmer paid $55,000 dollars for “the pleasure” of killing this 13 years old lion. Palmer, a trophied archer, paid $55,000 to a guard to lure Cecil out of the Park at nigh so that he could kill him. He managed to strike the beast with his bow, but was able to kill him only after 40 hours.

Dentist Killed Cecil The Lion
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Once dead, the lion was beheaded and skinned. His carcass remained at the spot since it was of no use to this brutal dentist.

Dentist Walter Palmer Killed a Lion

 

The Hwange national Park authorities identified the killer as Walter Palmer, a dentist.

Dentist Walter Palmer for fun killed a lion

 

The internet went absolutely crazy when they got to know the story and are absolutely furious at this guy’s action. They took to his clinic and forced him to close down; the clinic has turned into a memorial for the lion by the localities.

Dentist Walter Palmer clinic

Dentist Walter Palmer clinic

 

A legal procedure is underway as the Hwange National Park authorities claimed this act to be illegal. A Dentist Killed Cecil The Lion has been trending since then.

Death of Cecil The Lion

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The death of Cecil The Lion is not only a loss for the park, it also puts the life of 24 of his cubs at risk since the other lions may try to kill them to become the alpha male of the tribe.

Cecil The Lion at National Park

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It’s just devastating, to say the least! The Dentist Killed Cecil The Lion just for fun is something that tells us in which direction is humanity heading!

Death of Cecil The Lion

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Several artists have joined hands and made beautiful art works of Cecil The Lion. Netizens completely lost it when the news of the lion’s death spread across social media like fire.

h/t: Boredpanda.com