PETA Statement: Lion-Killer Dentist Caused Animal to Suffer for Up to 12 Hours

For Immediate Release:
March 7, 2018

David Perle 202-483-7382

Bloomington, Minn. – Please see the following statement from PETA President Ingrid Newkirk:

 The new finding that Cecil—the lion who was selfishly and ineptly hunted down by Minnesota dentist

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UPDATE: Lion-Killer Dentist Caused Cecil to Suffer for Up to 12 Hours

Written by PETA | March 7, 2018

The new finding that Cecil—the lion who was selfishly and ineptly hunted down by Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer—suffered in agony for 10 to 12 hours before dying shows how backward and cruel it read more


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