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Lion Cecil's Killing Sparks 'Canned Hunting' Debate in S. Africa

The recent killing of Zimbabwe's beloved Cecil the lion, at the hands of an American hunter, has ignited a firestorm of controversy in neighboring South Africa, a top destination for hunters looking to bag exotic trophies like lions, leopards and the like. South Africa's hunting industry is a hugely profitable one, bringing in hundreds of millions of dollars per year. But Cecil's killing at the hands of a Minnesota dentist has sparked debate and consternation over the...

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