Wednesday, July 29, 2015

White Men Going to Africa to Murder is Nothing New


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Cecil, one of Africa's most famous lions, was brutally murdered and beheaded in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park earlier this month

Authorities are looking for an American white man who allegedly paid a park ranger 50,000 Euros to viciously kill and skin a lion at Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park. Cecil, one of Africa’s most famous lions, was murdered in an especially brutal manner. The 13-year-old had a GPS collar for an Oxford University research project, allowing authorities to track its movements.
Hunters lured the lion into leaving the park, a technique used by poachers to “legally” kill protected animals. The lion was shot with a bow and arrow. The poachers then tracked the injured animal for 40 hours before they shot Cecil to death with a rifle, then skinned and beheaded him.
Cecil’s headless body was found outside the town of Hwange. Cecil had a large pride (family) that could be disbanded and killed by other lions.


 
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