Memorial And Protest Held At Office Of Minnesota Dentist That Killed Famed Lion In Zimbabwe

Officials in Zimbabwe say the American who killed a prized lion there will not be charged.  A cabinet minister said today Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer had obtained legal authority to conduct the hunt. 

The killing of Cecil the Lion sparked outrage as Palmer reportedly paid a guide 50-thousand dollars to lure the lion away from a sanctuary.  Palmer has maintained he thought he was hunting the lion legally.  The cabinet minister said today all of Palmer's papers were in order. 

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