Tag Archives: Hwange District

14Aug/21

Another Majestic Lion Was Killed In Zimbabwe, Allegedly By An American Hunter

A majestic lion named Mopane was allegedly killed by an American hunter outside of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe last week. Mopane’s death has sparked international outcry with details surrounding his killing similar to those of Cecil the lion, slaughtered in 2015 in the same area. With his impressive mane, Mopane was well-known to local tour guides and international tourists visiting the area to catch a glimpse of him. Continue reading

08Sep/15

Minnesota dentist who killed Zimbabwe lion returns to work

The Minnesota dentist whose killing of Zimbabwean lion Cecil sparked global outcry from animal lovers maintains that the hunt was legal and heads back to work,

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31Jul/15

Zimbabwe wants lion-killer Palmer to face charges

(DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY OXFORD UNIVERSITY / REUTERS) – Zimbabwe’s environment minister Oppah Muchinguri says she wants Dr Walter Palmer brought back to Zimbabwe to face charges for killing Cecil — Zimbabwe’s celebrated lion.
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31Jul/15

U.S. hunter becomes the hunted

(REUTERS/WHITEHOUSE.GOV /HUNTFOREVER.ORG /TWITTER.COM) – The American dentist and trophy hunter accused of killing Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe is getting a taste of being hunted himself.
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