Farewell to a King

For once, I’m in agreement with the court of public opinion! — YUR


Cecil, the Lion, Who Wore
His Mane & GPS With Pride

He couldn’t have cared less how he’d live or die; just did it both the best way he could. The slaughter of Cecil the Lion, an iconic Zimbabwean big cat who’d been studied for most of his 13 short years, continues to generate waves of grief and anger throughout the Web.
His death, however, is more of a despicable routine than a surprising casualty. His killer, a dentist who’s now candidate to world’s worst person according to a dubious online consensus, spent a small fortune for the right to maim first, and then execute, the majestic feline.
Cecil left behind his brother Jericho and the extended pride they both commanded, along with a bloodline which will most likely be exterminated too. He also leaves years of research for the Oxford University team that outfitted him with a GPS collar…

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2 Responses to “Farewell to a King”

  1. 1 Colltales July 30, 2015 at 8:50 pm

    Thanks for the re blog. I agree; it’s hard to tell what’s the worst part of this saga.

  2. 2 jenn July 31, 2015 at 10:53 am

    Gandhi- The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.

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