Zimbabwean authorities restrict hunting after lion killing
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe has suspended the hunting of lions, leopards and elephants in an area where a lion popular with tourists was killed, and is investigating the killing of another lion in April that may have been illegal, the country's wildlife authority said Saturday....
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Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of American dentist Dr. Walter J Palmer who killed Cecil the lion after luring the lion out of a national park and shooting him with a bow and a gun. The doctor violated the Parks and Wildlife Act Which controls the use of bow and arrow hunting. Palmer released a statement early last week stating he relied on his guides to ensure the hunt was legal. There is an extradition treaty between Zimbabwe and the United States.
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