31 Jul '15, 3pm

Hunter of #CecilTheLion says he did 'nothing wrong'

HARARE (AFP) - Zimbabwe on Friday called for the extradition of Walter Palmer, as AFP learnt that the trophy hunter from Minnesota had posed for a photograph next to the body of Cecil the lion. Palmer paid US$55,000 (S$75,000) for the hunt earlier this month in which he shot the lion with a powerful bow and arrow outside Hwange national park in the west of Zimbabwe. Cecil, who had a distinctive black mane, was a popular tourist draw at the park and was also wearing a tracking collar as part of an Oxford university research project. As worldwide outrage over the shooting continued, French actress and animal activist Brigitte Bardot described Palmer as a “serial killer” who deserved “exemplary punishment”. Palmer, who is also being investigated by the US government over Cecil’s death, has apologised and said he was misled by professional guide Theo Bronkhorst. “We are appeal...

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