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Walter Palmer has long maintained that his taking of Cecil the lion was legal, and now the Zimbabwean government has confirmed that he did have the permits for it.

Zimbabwe Officials Say Walter Palmer Had Legal Authority to Kill Lion

In a stunning reversal on Monday, Zimbabwe officials announced that they will no longer seek to extradite Walter Palmer, a Minnesota dentist who had drawn international outrage over killing a popular black-maned lion named Cecil in July. The BBC reported that an investigation by the country’s Parks and…

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