Dentist Connected To Controversial Lion Hunt Returning To WorkThe Minnesota dentist whose killing of Cecil the lion fueled a global backlash emerged Sunday for an interview in which he disputed some accounts of the hunt, expressed agitation at the animosity directed at those close to him and said he would be back at work within days.
Lion Hunter's Dentist Office Reopens, Without Dr. PalmerA Twin Cities dental office run by a doctor involved in a controversial lion hunt last month is back open for business, without its lead dentist. Dr. Walter Palmer's office, River Bluff Dental in Bloomington, released a statement Monday saying it is "beginning to serve our loyal patients." Dr. Palmer is not on site.
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.
Q&A On Possible Extradition For Dentist Who Killed LionZimbabwe has called for an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international outrage to be extradited and face as-yet filed charges. But it isn't clear whether Walter James Palmer, a 55-year-old from Minnesota, can be extradited or, if so, can fight having to go back to the African nation. Palmer has said he relied on his guides to ensure the hunt was legal.
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.
Public Takes To Internet To Target Dentist Accused Of Poaching LionA Bloomington dentist accused of killing a beloved lion on a recent African safari has come under international fire. As people around the world continue to chime in on the issue, many are taking to the Internet.