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Who'd Want To Kill Zimbabwe's Most Famous Lion?

7/27/2015 5:42pm EDT
Cecil The Lion
Cecil the lion was killed on July 6, and now the authorities are on the hunt for his killer. According to The Guardian, Cecil- a famous lion from Zimbabwe's Hwange national park, often described as "iconic" and part of a protected research study with Oxford University- was illegally tracked and killed by a group of hunters.

The details surrounding Cecil's death are still a little hazy, but here's what we know so far: a Spanish tourist allegedly paid two guides almost $55,000 to hunt and kill Cecil. They used food to lure him out from the safety of the national park (a tactic known as "bait...
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