cecil the lion

The son of Cecil the Lion has also been killed by trophy hunters.
The son of Cecil the Lion has also been killed by trophy hunters.
The death of Cecil, a rare black-maned lion, last year sparked an international outcry.
We seem to have forgotten the basic tenets of empathy. We seem to have forgotten what it feels like to be in someone else's, or some other animal's, proverbial shoes.
Make no mistake, though; designating a "day" for lions doesn't mean that we forget about them during the rest of the year. Rather, it means that maybe -- during the buzz surrounding World Lion Day -- the world will listen to another lion's story.
The boat was apparently outside Walter Palmer's vacation home when it was swiped.
We're on the way to a world that's better for lions, but there's still a lot of work to do.
Sea World will no longer breed killer whales; Armani discontinued its use of fur; Petco and PetSmart offer shelter dogs and no longer support puppy mills; Ringling Brothers has ended their use of elephants. The world is becoming a better place for animals.
Months after the killing of Cecil the Lion, let's have a civilized debate over the role of trophy hunting in preserving animals.
Why would these states support trophy hunting Yellowstone's grizzly bears when a recent national poll found that most Americans
At the SCI's Las Vegas conference, hundreds of trophy hunts will be auctioned off. But before bidding on a hunt, attendees should know that in addition to the ban on bringing lion parts back to the United States, 45 major airlines have banned the transport of some or all types of hunting trophies.
Cecil may be roaring from heaven that other lions throughout Africa, including members of his former pride, may not experience his horrible fate, thanks to a federal rule that goes into effect today.
"There is an untold story in this country," said Liberatore, "and that's why I think this is important."
Attention all schadenfreude enthusiasts, it's time to take a look back and see who really shined in this year's public relations blunders, bloopers and boners (trademark pending).
In a move sure to be jarring to the worldwide trophy hunting industry, and that could gut South Africa's canned hunting industry, the United States signaled that it will classify the African lion as threatened or endangered across its entire range in Africa.