Walter Palmer is the Twin Cities dentist who was on an expedition in Zimbabwe that resulted in the killing of a 13-year-old lion named Cecil, a beloved tourist attraction and the subject of research by academics from Oxford University.
In his first interview since killing Cecil, the Eden Prairie big-game hunter again asserted that he took the lion in a legal hunt.
A big-game hunter from the Twin Cities acknowledged Tuesday that he killed a beloved lion in Zimbabwe with a bow and arrow, but said he regrets what he did.
The Eden Prairie dentist said in a statement Tuesday that he believed he was acting legally when he killed a lion in Zimbabwe on July 1.
Dennis Dunn, an outdoor writer in Kirkland, Wash., is a longtime acquaintance of Walt Palmer, the Minnesota dentist and big-game hunter who has become the…
Minnesota trophy hunter Walter Palmer is being severely judged in the court of public opinion, but he appears unlikely to face prosecution in the U.S.
In Zimbabwe, two men implicated in the killing of Cecil were in court Wednesday. In Bloomington, Dr. Walter Palmer was referring his patients to other dentists for the time being.
A Twin Cities dentist is at the center of a major international story.
"Unfortunately it was too late to apprehend the foreign poacher as he had already absconded to his country of origin," Zimbabwe's wildlife minister said at a Friday news conference.
In the wake of the lion's killing by a Minnesotan in Zimbabwe, hunters defend their sport.
On Monday, Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer said that "everything is just fine," but he refused to disclose his whereabouts.
The Florida vacation home of Dr. Walter Palmer was vandalized by someone angry with the Eden Prairie dentist for killing a prized lion during a hunt last month in Zimbabwe.
Long before he was accused of poaching an African lion named Cecil, Walter Palmer was stalking suspected poachers on his private hunting land in northwestern Minnesota.
The seller goes on to describe Walter Palmer's bow-and-arrow conquering of Cecil as the year's "most controversial killing."
Vulnerable but coveted, animals and plants at risk of being endangered are traded into the U.S. every year, and it's completely legal.
Grace Mugabe holds no official post with the government, leaving it uncertain whether her view of Cecil's death would hold sway with her nation's legal authorities.