Minnesota Dentist Won’t be Charged in Lion Killing

(KMSP) – Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer became the subject of public outrage after killing the beloved Cecil the Lion this July, and Zimbabwe’s environment minister announced Monday he won’t be charged and Zimbabwe officials are no longer calling for his extradition.

The Associated Press

No Charges Filed Against Hunter in Killing of Cecil the Lion

The quiet coda to last month’s Category 5 Internet freak-out arrives via Reuters, which reports no charges will be filed against Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer in the death of Zimbabwe’s most famous resident, Cecil the Lion.

AP Photo/Jim Mone