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Cecil Seen as Less Special in Zimbabwe

Since his death at the hands of an American hunter last month, Cecil the lion has been, well, lionized in online forums and the international media. Cecil was both a research animal and a tourist attraction; animal rights activists have championed drives to have his killer, Walter Palmer, sent back to Zimbabwe to face undetermined charges. In Zimbabwe, where lions are often seen as a menace or a simple fact of life, the reaction has been much more muted. Most locals who VOA spoke to...

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