The Dentist Who Paid To Kill A Famous African Lion Releases Statement -- Claims He 'Had No Idea' Who The Lion Was Until After The Hunt!
Earlier today, it was reported that Zimbabwe authorities were searching for an American dentist who paid $50,000 to hunt and kill a famous African lion.
In early July, Cecil the lion was beheaded and skinned after Dr. Walter Palmer paid to hunt down and shoot the animal with a bow and arrow -- after he was lured out of Hwange National Park.
Now, the 55-year-old dentist has broken his silence, claiming he had "no idea" that the lion he was famous or tagged until after the fact. He explained in a statement:
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