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No charges for US dentist who killed Cecil the African lion

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No charges for US dentist who killed Cecil the African lion

<p>Walter Palmer from the US who killed an African lion will not be charged.</p> <p>Officials in Zimbabwe said the dentist had obtained legal authority before the hunt. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Cecil the lion: Zimbabwe says it will not charge US dentist Walter Palmer over killing <a href="http://t.co/Mn03tEEqFk">http://t.co/Mn03tEEqFk</a> <a href="http://t.co/AIpCXQ4YGa">pic.twitter.com/AIpCXQ4YGa</a></p>— Telegraph News (@TelegraphNews) <a href="https://twitter.com/TelegraphNews/status/653576644666372097">October 12, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p> <p>The dead Lion, one of the most prized in Zimbabwe called Cecil had been fitted with a <span class="caps">GPS</span> collar as part of a research project.</p> <p>The dentist faced a global backlash after he was identified as the killer.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Dentist <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WalterPalmer?src=hash">#WalterPalmer</a> will not be charged for killing <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/CecilTheLion?src=hash">#CecilTheLion</a> <a href="http://t.co/VvRhP8LJAj">http://t.co/VvRhP8LJAj</a> <a href="http://t.co/2IUri8uY1g">pic.twitter.com/2IUri8uY1g</a></p>— People magazine (@people) <a href="https://twitter.com/people/status/653588460830375937">October 12, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>