Wis. GOP Pursuing Bill Banning Dangerous Exotic Animal OwnershipA legislative committee is set to hold a public hearing on a Republican bill that would prohibit people from owning dangerous exotic animals. The measure includes a list of dangerous exotic animals that includes lions, tigers, polar bears, apes and crocodilians.
Trial Begins For Zimbabwe Guide In Cecil KillingThe trial for the hunting guide accused of failing to stop a Minnesota dentist from killing Cecil the lion starts in Zimbabwe. Bloomington dentist Dr. Walter Palmer admitted to killing the popular lion while on a hunting trip in Zimbabwe this summer.
Zimbabwean Accused In Cecil The Lion Case Faces New ChargeA professional hunter in Zimbabwe who helped an American dentist kill a well-known lion named Cecil has now been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle sable antelopes into South Africa, Zimbabwean police said Tuesday.
Dentist Who Killed Cecil The Lion Returns To WorkThe Bloomington dentist that sparked world-wide controversy after killing a beloved lion in Zimbabwe returned to work Tuesday.
Suspicious Package Reported At Palmer's Dental Office Is FlowersA suspicious package sent to Dr. Walter Palmer's dental office in Bloomington Friday afternoon turned out to be flowers, according to the Bloomington Police Department.
American Airlines Joins Delta In Banning Shipment Of Wildlife TrophiesDelta Air Lines had a major change of heart about shipping hunting trophies, announcing Monday afternoon that it would no longer accept lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies.
Delta Air Lines To Ban Shipment Of Wildlife TrophiesDelta Air Lines had a major change of heart about shipping hunting trophies, announcing Monday afternoon that it would no longer accept lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies.
Rep For Hunter Who Killed Lion Contacts U.S. Fish & WildlifeThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says that they have established contact with a representative the Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion. Bloomington dentist Walter Palmer ignited a storm of controversy by killing the prized lion Cecil in Africa earlier this month.
4 Things To Know From July 30, 2015From plane debris found in the Indian Ocean to an armless embrace going viral, here are the four stories to know from Thursday, July 30.
Lawyer: No Charge Yet For 2nd Zimbabwe Lion Killing SuspectZimbabwe prosecutors Thursday are still trying to figure out how to charge one of the suspects in the killing of Cecil the lion by an American dentist that has outraged animal lovers.
Big Game Trophy Hunters Defend Their PassionOf the nearly 570,000 licensed hunters in Minnesota, fewer than two-tenths of 1 percent will pursue Africa's exotic game.
Patients Of Dentist Who Killed Cecil The Lion Talk To WCCOThe patients of Dr. Walter Palmer that spoke with WCCO all described him as an excellent dentist. But they also expressed shock over the killing of Cecil the lion, as well as the fact that Palmer had a prior felony for poaching a black bear in Wisconsin and a sizable sexual harassment award against him.
Politicians Speak Out On The Death Of Cecil The LionPoliticians in Minnesota and across the country are sounding off on the death of a protected African lion at the hands of a Twin Cities dentist.
A Look At Poaching In Minnesota After Lion's DeathA Minnesota dentist is accused of poaching after traveling to Zimbabwe and paying two experts to help him find a lion. It's also not the first time a Minnesota native has been involved in a poaching case. Most others involve the illegal harvesting of deer, moose or fish, but poaching has a past.
4 Things To Know From July 29, 2015From a Minnesota dentist caught up in a global firestorm over a lion hunt to a little boy getting two new hands, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, July 29.