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Jul302015

CECILTHE LION vs. THE DENTIST

The Hunter is now the Hunted....outrage emerged worldwide......people decrying the Bought for Slaughter style hunting of the well-known Cecil The Beloved Lion by the very rich, very spoiled, very heartless Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer = Bad Will Hunting.

The Zimbabwean police are on the hunt for the cowardly Minnesota dentist, in hiding after the slaying of Cecil The Beloved Lion, lured out of the safety of the Hwange National Park by the smell of a dead animal tied to a vehicle at the hired hands of Palmer, who killed Cecil once the lion was out of the protected park, not really a hunt, just placating a rich spoiled man who should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow sparked the revolt with her tweet that included Palmer's business address, “CecilTheLion — Gentle protector of 6 cubs. Loved by many. Killed by Dentist Walter Palmer,” Farrow tweeted.

The international firestorm has driven Palmer into hiding and closed the doors on his Bloomington practice, River Bluff Dental. “I had no idea that the lion I took was a known, local favorite, was collared and part of a study until the end of the hunt,” read Palmer's statement. “I relied on the expertise of my local professional guides to ensure a legal hunt.”

Deflection does not work in this case due to the popularity and high visibility of Cecil The Lion at Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. According to the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force (ZCTF), Palmer paid $50,000 for the July 1 nighttime hunt, when a dead animal was tied to a vehicle to lure Cecil out of the protected park to make it easy for Palmer the Pathetic Dentist.

Palmer went out with two African men, a professional hunter and farm owner, in the middle of the night, tying an animal carcass to their car to lure Cecil out of his protected park, according to the anti-poaching Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force. The 13-year-old lion was wearing a GPS collar when he was killed, as part of a research project started by Oxford University in 1999.

Park rangers who analyzed data from the chip, (later illegally removed by the hunters) said it shows how they used bait to trick the big cat into leaving the safety of the park and shot him with a bow and arrow. Then the trio followed the bleeding and dying Cecil for 40 hours before finally ending his pain with a rifle. BAD WILL HUNTING!!!

ZCTF said the body was beheaded and skinned. The Zimbabweans, have appeared in court to face allegations they helped Palmer kill the lion. The hunter was released on $1,000 bail, and the farm owner was not charged and released.

TV host Jimmy Kimmel paid tribute to Cecil on his late-night show, inviting viewers to donate to a wildlife fund. “If you want to make this into a positive, make a donation and support them,” Kimmel said. Referring to Palmer, Kimmel added, “At the very least, maybe we can show the world that not all Americans are like this jack-hole.”

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