August 1st, 2015
Killing of Cecil the Lion puts big game hunting into sharp focus
The killing of Cecil the Lion was illegal, the Zimbabwe government says, and they want Dr. Walter Palmer to be extradited. But a surprisingly large amount of hunting in African contries is legal, and more than 105,000 animals are hunted there every year. Among those killed each year: 600 lions, 640 elephants, and 800 leopards.