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Zimbabwe Will Not Charge US Dentist for Killing Cecil the Lion (Videos)
Animals  (tags: Zimbabwe, Cecil the Lion, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, animalrights, death, endangered )

- 45 days ago -
Zimbabwe will not charge American dentist Walter Palmer for killing its most prized lion in July because he had obtained legal authority to conduct the hunt, a cabinet minister said on Monday.
14 Elephants Killed B Y Cyanide in Zimbabwe
Animals  (tags: 14 elephants killed, Zimbabwe, Hwange National Park, three other elephants, poisoned Matusadona )

- 46 days ago -
National Park officials have confirmed that 11 elephants have been poisoned by cyanide in Hwange National Park, where an American dentist killed Cecil the Lion in July. Three other elephants were found poisoned in Matusadona, Western Zimbabwe.
Extradite Poacher Walter Palmer to Face Charges in Zimbabwe
Animals  (tags: walter palmer, sicko, extradite, zimbabwe, lion, cecil, dentist, minnesota, petition, killer, poacher )

- 95 days ago -
Extradite Walter Palmer of Minnesota to Zimbabwe to face charges of poaching Cecil, the mascot of Hwange National Park, pictured above.
5 Ways Cecil The Lion Helped Scientists Understand Big Cats
Animals  (tags: Cecil The Lion, Zimbabwe, ecological study, Hwange National Park )

- 105 days ago -
When an American big-game hunter killed Cecil in Zimbabwe last month, he did more than kill an animal. He killed an important research subject. Cecil, a 13 yr old Southwest African lion, has been part of an ecological study in Hwange Nat. Park.
Second American Accused of Poaching African Lion
Animals  (tags: Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe, April, Jan Seske, gynaecological oncologist, killed a lion, illegal hunt, bow and arrow )

- 113 days ago -
Wildlife officials in Zimbabwe on Sunday, accused a second American of killing a lion in an illegal hunt near Hwange National Park game reserve. Jan Seski, a gynaecological oncologist from Murrayville, Pa., shot a lion in April with a bow and arrow.
Zimbabwe to US: Extradite Dentist Over Killing of Cecil the Lion
Animals  (tags: Cecil the lion, Zimbabwe, U.S., Palmer, financing an illegal hunt, using a crossbow to conceal illegal hunt, extradition proceedings )

- 116 days ago -
Zimbabswe has started extraditiion proceedings and quote, "hopes the US will cooperate" .. Specifically, Palmer is accused of financing an illegal hunt and he and the professional hunter are accused of using a crossbow "to conceal the illegal hunt".
NYT: After Cecil the Lion's Killing, U.S. and U.N. Look to Take Action
Animals  (tags: Cecil, Lion, Zimbabwe, dentist, poaching, kill, UN, USA, UN Resolution )

- 118 days ago -
Citing what it called alarming trends in illicit hunting & poaching of animals, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a resolution on Thursday that supporters say would be the start of a global effort to tackle illegal poaching /trafficking
Hunter Allegedly Paid $55,000 To Kill Zimbabwe's Most Famous Lion
Animals  (tags: National Geographic, zimbabwe, famous lion, hunting concession, abuse, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, crime, environment, extinction, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, protection, wil )

- 120 days ago -
It's believed that Cecil was lured out of the national park into an adjacent hunting concession area with bait in the form of a freshly killed animal. At that point, the lion was shot with a bow and arrow,
Animals  (tags: Lion, zimbabwe, National parks, bow hunter, dentist, minnesota, abuse, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, crime, cruelty, death, wildanimals )

- 121 days ago -
Cecil the lion, one of the most famous animals in one of Zimbabwe's national parks, was shot by a bow hunter. The hunter was a dentist from Minnesota who paid $55,000 for a hunting permit before shooting the 13-year-old big cat.
Captured Zimbabwe Elephant Calves Flown To China
Animals  (tags: Elephant calves, captured from wild, Zimbabwe, airlifted Harare to China, 4th July, 2015 )

- 129 days ago -
Months after their capture from the wild for sale a group of elephant calves were airlifted from Harare and sent to the Chimelong Wildlife Sarari Park in Guangzhou, a city some 120 km north-west of Hong Kong, China. IFAW dismayed at the lies and deceit.
Why It's So Hard to Stop Zimbabwe's Export of Baby Elephants
Animals  (tags: baby elephants, zimbabwe, legal, global treaty, endangered, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, environment, habitat, humans, protection, society, wildanimals )

- 305 days ago -
The export of dozens of elephants is legal under the global treaty that governs the endangered species trade.
Stop Export of Zimbabwe's Baby Elephants - International Fund for Animal Welfare
Animals  (tags: Africa, Zimbabwe, Elephants, Animal Cruelty, Suffering, Ethical concerns, Sadness, Petition to sign )

- 339 days ago -
Urge Zimbabwe's Ministers for Environment and Tourism to stop the cruel export of baby Elephants. The Zimbabwe government has the power to choose a more humane fate for the 34 helpless babies already captured awaiting export for a life of captivity.
Save Baby Elephants in Africa From Being Sold Abroad to Zoos - PETA Petition
Animals  (tags: Africa, Zimbabwe, Baby Elephants, Suffering, Export Trade, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

- 341 days ago -
Urge the Embassy of Zimbabwe to do everything in its power to stop plans to capture more baby elephants from the wild and to rescue the babies currently awaiting export to zoos abroad. It's not too late for Zimbabwe officials to stop the export.
Stop Capturing Baby Elephants for Use in Circuses
Animals  (tags: circus, baby elephants, poachers, zimbabwe, petition, animal welfare )

- 341 days ago -
A recent report from animal conservation group Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force stated that more than a dozen baby elephants were captured by poachers. ItâEUR(TM)s believed that these elephants will be taken to China, where they will be used as circus animals.

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