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Killing of Cecil the Lion Sparks Debate Over Trophy Hunts

Killing of Cecil the Lion Sparks Debate Over Trophy Hunts

The allegedly illegal hunt blurs the line with controversial trophy hunting. The killing of one of Zimbabwe’s best known and most-studied lions, Cecil the Lion, has stoked a debate around a growing trend in trophy hunting of endangered species. Cecil was shot with a bow, stalked for 40 hours, and gunned down by trophy hunters.

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