JAMES KIRKUP THE REAL SCANDAL OF KILLING CECIL THE LION THE PRICE

THE DEATH OF CECIL HAS ATTRACTED MUCH ATTENTION BECAUSE PEOPLE FEEL STRONGLY ABOUT BIG INTERESTING ANIMALS LIKE LIONS.

AT THE END OF ALL THIS, LION CORP WOULD TURN A PROFIT ON THE ANIMAL'S DEATH, OR LIFE.

If you feel that way, it makes sense to want better policing of wildlife and greater protection of rare animals, measures that make it harder to shoot animals like Cecil.
Nominally, I suppose, Cecil was a nationalised lion, owned by the Zimbabwean state, but that state put no formal value on him, and manifestly failed to protect him.
At the end of all this, Lion Corp would turn a profit on the animal's death, or life.

The death of Cecil has attracted much attention because people feel strongly about big, interesting animals like lions. A lot of those people feel that such animals should not be killed for human entertainment. And that’s...

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CECIL THE LION'S LEGACY: DEATH BRINGS NEW HOPE FOR HIS GRANDCUBS


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DROUGHT-HIT ZIMBABWE SELLS OFF WILD ANIMALS


Parks and Wildlife Management Authority intends to destock its parks estates through selling some of the wildlife, the authority said in a statement... READ MORE

3rd May, 2016 94

AMERICAN DENTIST REVEALED AS KILLER OF CECIL THE LION IN ZIMBABWE


Authorities in Zimbabwe say Walter Palmer from Minneapolis paid a 55 000 35 000 bribe to wildlife guides to allow him to shoot the lion named Cecil with a crossbow... READ MORE

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CECIL THE LIONS BROTHER JERICHO IS NOT DEAD DESPITE RUMORS, SAY RESEARCHERS


The Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force ZCTF said on Facebook earlier on Saturday that Cecil's brother, Jericho, was shot on Saturday at 4pm... READ MORE

1st August, 2015 7571

STATUS OF JERICHO THE LION DISPUTED


David Macdonald, from the same group, referred to Jericho and Cecil as brothers in a statement Thursday... READ MORE

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KILLING OF CECIL THE LION PROMPTS CALLS FOR EU BAN ON IMPORTING LION TROPHIES


Zimbabwe - along with Namibia, Tanzania and South Africa - is listed as 'positive', ie with a sustainable enough population of lions to accommodate hunting... READ MORE

27th July, 2015 3853

MAN MAY HAVE PAID $55K TO KILL AFRICA'S MOST FAMOUS LION


A Game of Thrones editor, recently killed by a lioness in South Africa, was raising money to combat poaching... READ MORE

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ZIMBABWE CALLS FOR EXTRADITION OF DENTIST WHO KILLED CECIL THE LION


Muchinguri's remarks come as the White House faces mounting pressure to address a petition for Palmer's extradition to Zimbabwe... READ MORE

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FOOTAGE SHOWS CECIL THE LION'S CUBS ALIVE AND WELL


Zimbabwe hunter Theo Bronkhorst is due to stand trial on September 28 for organising the illegal hunt... READ MORE

7th August, 2015 2284

'THERE WAS BLOOD IN THE SAND. MY IMMEDIATE RESPONSE WAS ANGER'


And he said that the one positive side of Cecil's death was that it was going to raise important questions about conservation and hunting... READ MORE

28th July, 2015 1942

DENTIST WHO ILLEGALLY KILLED CECIL THE LION BLAMES LOCAL GUIDES FOR THE SCANDAL


Walter James Palmer of Eden Prairie Minnesota has been named by Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force as the shooter of Cecil a 13-year-old prized lion... READ MORE

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TROPHY HUNTING JUST PART OF THE STORY BEHIND DECLINING LION NUMBERS IN AFRICA


Lion numbers are in steep decline across Africa, but trophy hunting is only partly responsible for the long-term losses, say conservationists... READ MORE

29th July, 2015 1544

AUSTRALIA BANS HUNTING 'TROPHIES' FROM LIONS ENTERING OR LEAVING THE COUNTRY


Australia is banning the import and export of hunting trophies made from the body parts of lions... READ MORE

14th March, 2015 1411

ZIMBABWEAN HUNTER BAILED OVER KILLING OF CECIL THE LION


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CECIL THE LION'S DEATH IS EVERYONE'S LOSS


A professional hunter and the owner of the farm where Cecil was killed have appeared in a Zimbabwean court on poaching charges... READ MORE

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CECIL THE LION: FROM KING OF THE PRIDE TO THE HUNTER'S BOW


He immediately sent the last GPS coordinates he had registered for Cecil to the national park investigators who found the remains of his body... READ MORE

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CECIL THE LION'S BROTHER 'HOLDING THE FORT' TO PROTECT HIS CUBS FROM SLAUGHTER


The late lion's children could still be killed by a new alpha male Cecil the lion's cubs are being protected by this brother... READ MORE

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CECIL THE LION KILLED: THE AFRICAN SAFARI HUNTING TRADE BY NUMBERS


Video Cecil the lion killed The African safari hunting trade by numbers... READ MORE

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TWO MEN APPEAR IN ZIMBABWE COURT OVER 'ILLEGAL' HUNT AS US HUNTER WALTER THOMPSON GOES INTO HIDING


Cecil the lion Two men appear in Zimbabwe court over 'illegal' hunt as US hunter Walter Thompson goes into hiding... READ MORE

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CECIL THE LION'S BROTHER JERICHO REPORTEDLY SHOT BY POACHERS IN ZIMBABWE BEFORE HIS GPS TRACKER BRINGS HOPE HE IS STILL ALIVE


Cecil the lion's brother Jericho reportedly shot by poachers in Zimbabwe before his GPS tracker brings hope he is still alive... READ MORE

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