MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The story of a Minnesota dentist who allegedly poached a beloved lion in Zimbabwe has sparked an international reaction.
The 13-year-old collared research lion named Cecil was shot when it ventured outside the protection of a National Park. Officials in Zimbabwe say Dr. Walter Palmer paid about $55,000 to hunt the lion.READ MORE: Man Charged In Connection To Shooting At St. Paul Gas Station
Now, people around the world, including well-known celebrities, have been sounding off on social media and elsewhere.READ MORE: Police Trainer, Doctor Who Tried To Resuscitate George Floyd Take The Stand In Trial Of 3 Former Officers
We’ve put together some of their responses below:
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