Editor’s note: Reuters has contacted a researcher monitoring lions in Zimbabwe who reports that the brother of Cecil (the lion killed by an American dentist) has not been killed. There were widespread reports earlier that Jericho had been shot. – Tom

Editor’s note: Reuters has contacted a researcher monitoring lions in Zimbabwe who reports that the brother of Cecil (the lion killed by an American dentist) has not been killed. There were widespread reports earlier that Jericho had been shot.
– Tom

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Editor’s note: The Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force, in a Facebook statement, said Jericho, brother of Cecil the lion, was shot dead at 4pm local time. – Tom

Editor’s note: The Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force, in a Facebook statement, said Jericho, brother of Cecil the lion, was shot dead at 4pm local time. – Tom

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Jericho, brother of Cecil the lion, has been killed by hunters, Zimbabwe’s Conservation Task Force chairman says – @USATODAY -

Jericho, brother of Cecil the lion, has been killed by hunters, Zimbabwe’s Conservation Task Force chairman says – @USATODAY -

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Professional Zimbabwean hunter says he did no wrong in death of protected lion, thought he’d helped kill ‘old male lion’ – @AFP

Professional Zimbabwean hunter says he did no wrong in death of protected lion, thought he’d helped kill ‘old male lion’ – @AFP

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Lawyer for Zimbabwe professional hunter and guide Theo Bronkhorst says: ‘It was a usual hunting trip. And according to my client, nothing was illegal about the hunt…. My client did not realize this lion was a collared lion until it had been shot. So it wasn’t his intention to kill such a famous lion.’ – @ABC

Lawyer for Zimbabwe professional hunter and guide Theo Bronkhorst says: ‘It was a usual hunting trip. And according to my client, nothing was illegal about the hunt…. My client did not realize this lion was a collared lion until it had been shot. So it wasn’t his intention to kill such a famous lion.’ – @ABC

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Embassy of Zimbabwe in Washington says no formal request has been been received to extradite Walter Palmer over lion’s killing – @NBCNews

Embassy of Zimbabwe in Washington says no formal request has been been received to extradite Walter Palmer over lion’s killing – @NBCNews

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Tour guide didn’t realize lion hunted in Zimbabwe was wearing a GPS tracking collar until after Minneapolis dentist killed it, lawyer says – @ABC

Tour guide didn’t realize lion hunted in Zimbabwe was wearing a GPS tracking collar until after Minneapolis dentist killed it, lawyer says – @ABC

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White House’s Josh Earnest: Petition to extradite US dentist Walter Palmer to Zimbabwe has enough signatures to merit an official government response – @WestWingReport

White House’s Josh Earnest: Petition to extradite US dentist Walter Palmer to Zimbabwe has enough signatures to merit an official government response – @WestWingReport

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