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Cecil the lion

Many lions at death risk in Cecil the Lion's park: Researchers

The death of Cecil the Lion made headlines all over the world.

Feb 23, 2016, 22:56 PM IST

Zimbabwean behind Cecil hunt due back in court

The trial of professional Zimbabwean hunter Theo Bronkhorst, who led the expedition that killed Cecil the lion, is due to start Monday but his lawyers say they will attempt to have the case thrown

Sep 28, 2015, 07:09 AM IST

US dentist who killed Cecil the lion returns to work: Reports

The US dentist who sparked international outrage when he killed Cecil the lion during a hunting trip to Zimbabwe returned to work today after six weeks in hiding, local media reported.

Sep 08, 2015, 20:12 PM IST

Zimbabwe lifts hunting restrictions imposed after Cecil kill

 Zimbabwean wildlife authorities on Monday lifted restrictions on hunting imposed last week following the controversial killing of Cecil the Lion.

Aug 10, 2015, 20:53 PM IST

Mugabe rages against killing of Cecil the lion

 Zimbabwe`s President Robert Mugabe on Monday criticised the killing of Cecil the Lion, saying the animal was a key part of the country`s heritage. 

Aug 10, 2015, 19:08 PM IST

`Cecil the lion` trial postponed in Zimbabwe: Judge

The trial of professional Zimbabwean hunter Theo Bronkhorst, who led the expedition that killed Cecil the lion, was postponed on Wednesday until next month after an application from his lawyers.

Aug 05, 2015, 14:20 PM IST

Delta and American airlines ban big-game trophy shipments

US airlines Delta and American banned the shipment of big game trophies on flights, in the wake of outrage over the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.

Aug 04, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

Pittsburgh doctor linked to second Zimbabwe lion hunt probe

Zimbabwe has linked a Pennsylvania doctor to an investigation into illegal lion hunting, naming him on Sunday as a client of a safari operator accused of breaching regulations, a week after an American dentist was accused of illegally killing the country`s most famous lion, Cecil.

Aug 03, 2015, 09:24 AM IST

Varun Dhawan's outcry over killing of Cecil the lion

The very attractive and famous Cecil, the lion was unfortunately killed on July 1, 2015 after an American dentist and recreational game hunter Walter Palmer from Minnesota, paid a professional hunter to help him kill the animal. This has sparked outrage by many in the West, and now Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan too has joined in the fight against the killing.

Aug 01, 2015, 09:40 AM IST

US senator introduces `CECIL` act to curb trophy hunting

 Urging Americans to curb trophy killings and not be "cowardly lions," US lawmakers introduced legislation Friday that would prevent the kinds of controversial hunting that brought down Zimbabwe`s beloved beast Cecil.

Aug 01, 2015, 00:42 AM IST

Killer of Cecil the lion should be extradited, Zimbabwe says

The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion a month ago in Zimbabwe paid for an illegal hunt and should be extradited to the southern African nation to face justice, environment minister Oppah Muchinguri said on Friday.

Jul 31, 2015, 15:35 PM IST

US opens probe into killing of 'Cecil the lion' in Zimbabwe

US authorities opened a probe Thursday into the killing of a beloved lion in Zimbabwe, as the American doctor who hunted the big cat remained in hiding amid mounting global outrage.

Jul 31, 2015, 00:01 AM IST

Two men due in court for killing Zimbabwe`s Cecil the lion

Two men were due to appear in a Zimbabwean court on poaching charges Wednesday after a wealthy American dentist killed a beloved lion just outside a national park, sparking criticism around the world.

Jul 29, 2015, 20:35 PM IST

American faces outrage after killing Zimbabwe`s Cecil the lion with bow and arrow

A wealthy American dentist who used a bow and arrow to shoot Zimbabwe`s beloved Cecil the lion faced fierce criticism Tuesday amid allegations that it took 40 hours for the animal to die.

Jul 29, 2015, 10:33 AM IST