To start the day … “Beyond #CecilTheLion … “!!

Tribute post by my friend Horty on Cecil the lion may he rest in peace RIP Cecil

It Is What It Is


~~August 8, 20 15~~


I was traveling when this terrible tragedy happened.

I wasn’t near my PC and had no opportunity to post about this. I was following this story very closely on social media and found so many graphics and memes.

I was beyond myself, like many others, that this wonderful animal had been taken from this Earth in such a way.

Yet, this happens very frequently.

I’ve posted about trophy hunters, caned hunting, poaching, dwindling numbers of protected species among other topics.

The only one good thing about Cecil’s killing and worldwide outrage is that the issue of poaching and trophy hunting has been brought to the collective awareness.

Let’s hope that this doesn’t face away.




Cecil was a 13-year-old male Southwest African lion (Panthera leo bleyenberghi) who primarily lived in the Hwange National Park in Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe

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