You don’t need me to tell you about Walter Palmer, do you?
In case you’ve been living at the bottom of a deep well, he’s the American dentist that paid over $50,000 to hunt and kill a beautiful, regal male lion named Cecil, who lived under protection in a Zimbabwean national park.
For our American audience, Zimbabwe is a country in Africa. Africa is a continent, kind of like Europe or Asia. There is no country simply called “Africa.”
And as an aside, the country known as “Mexico” is located in North America. Yes.
Geography is damn confusing. I know it.
So the hunt for Cecil the Lion took place at night, with a spotlight. Walter Palmer and his Zimbabwean guide tied a dead animal to their jeep. The smell of fresh meat lured Cecil off protected lands, at which point Palmer shot Cecil with a bow and arrow.… Read the rest