Cecil the lion hunted and killed in cold blood by american dentist.
On July 6th 2015, beloved Zimbabwe lion Cecil was hunted and killed for sport. Cecil was part of a research program and wore a GPS collar. It seems Cecil was lured away from the national park he resided in then shot with a cross bow and tracked for 40 hours before he was shot with a gun, as said by Johnny Rodrigues, leader of the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force. Johnny Rodrigues also stated that Cecil’s head and skin had been removed as a trophy, later found and confiscated the head and skin have been entered into evidence.