Walter Palmer

africa

Zimbabwe Is Selling Off Its Wildlife to Save Animals From Drought

The southern African country has 10 national parks with huge populations of elephants, lions, leopards, and rhinos. Yet drought across the region has put more than 4 million Zimbabweans in need of aid.
VICE News and Reuters
5.3.16
environment

The Obama Administration Just Made It Virtually Impossible for Hunters to Import African Lion Trophies

The US Fish and Wildlife Service has put two sub-species of lion under federal endangered species protection five months after the killing of an iconic African lion set off global outrage.
Matt Smith
12.21.15
zimbabwe

Cecil the Lion's Killer Will Not Be Charged in Zimbabwe

Environment Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri says Walter Palmer had the necessary permits to legally hunt in Zimbabwe and would not seek to extradite the American dentist back to the country.
Reuters and VICE News
10.12.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Turns Out It Was Legal for that Dentist to Shoot Cecil the Lion

That doesn't really help his dental practice's dismal Yelp page, though.
River Donaghey
10.12.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

That Dentist Who Killed Cecil the Lion Is Back at Work in Case You Need a Cleaning

He was greeted by a mob of protestors and journalists.
Scott Masters Pierce
9.8.15
americas

The Dentist Who Killed Cecil the Lion Says He's Heading Back to Work

Walter Palmer said he plans to return to his dental practice this week in a Minneapolis suburb, and stressed that he feels his hunt in Zimbabwe was legal.
VICE News
9.7.15
Stuff

Why Do Hunters Think It's Cool to Kill Lions?

"When I kill an animal, I feel a lot of remorse. I'll always walk up to the animal, give it a pat, and say thank you."
Julian Morgans
8.6.15
Stuff

We Talked to the Woman Who Says She's Spoken to Cecil the Lion from Beyond the Grave

"Animal communicator" Karen Anderson says that the murdered beast is doing "just fine" in the afterlife.
Ralph Jones
8.3.15
environment

Cecil the Lion Killing Brings Calls for Extradition and Global Reckoning on Endangered Species

Zimbabwe is asking the US to extradite the Minnesota dentist who stalked, shot, and beheaded a rare lion
VICE News
7.31.15
Internet

How to Rebuild Your Internet Brand After Killing a Beloved Lion

Dr. Walter Palmer must become a content provider.
Carles Buzz
7.31.15
environment

US Police Open Investigation as Lion-Killing Dentist Faces 'Terroristic Threats'

Walter Palmer has been forced to close his practice in Minnesota, while authorities have stepped up patrols as protests and online condemnation continue to rage.
Charlotte Meredith
7.30.15
Art

Taxidermy Artists React to Cecil the Lion's Death

Cecil the lion's killing has led to uproar against taxidermy, but what do actual taxidermists think?
Beckett Mufson
7.29.15
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