Americans Demand Lion Killer's Extradition to Zimbabwei
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August 01, 2015 10:36 AM
The White House has received close to 150,000 signatures by Americans demanding the U.S. extradite Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer, accused of illegally killing Cecil, a popular lion in Zimbabwe, to that country to stand trial. Zlatica Hoke reports that conservationists are stepping in to demand a ban on importing animal trophies that attract many Americans to big game hunting in Africa and elsewhere.

Americans Demand Lion Killer's Extradition to Zimbabwe

Published August 01, 2015

The White House has received close to 150,000 signatures by Americans demanding the U.S. extradite Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer, accused of illegally killing Cecil, a popular lion in Zimbabwe, to that country to stand trial. Zlatica Hoke reports that conservationists are stepping in to demand a ban on importing animal trophies that attract many Americans to big game hunting in Africa and elsewhere.


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