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No chance for Africa’s lions?

The king of the animals is facing extinction. According to a study, the species, which is endemic to Africa, can only survive there on reservations. In some regions, populations have disappeared completely. They appear big and powerfu,l and exude an air of elegance and serenity. In China, lion sculptures flank entrances intended to symbolize the …

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Zimbabwe wants US to extradite Palmer for killing Cecil

Zimbabwe has called for the United States to extradite the Minnesota dentist who beheaded a beloved lion. US officials are investigating whether Walter Palmer violated national law by killing Cecil. In a news conference Friday, Zimbabwe Environment Minister Oppah Muchinguri referred to 55-year-old Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer as a “foreign poacher” and said she understood …

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Opinion: Should we be glad that Cecil the lion is dead?

The killing of a well-known wild lion in Zimbabwe by a US dentist and amateur trophy hunter has spread rapidly on the Internet and sparked the public’s ire. But can this have any lasting impact? Cecil the lion is dead. When I first heard the news – on Tuesday – I thought: Another rare and …

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