WATCH ABOVE: Outrage is growing over the Minnesota dentist who killed a protected lion in Africa earlier this month. Dozens of protestors gathered in front of his office yesterday and animal activists are speaking out. Wendy Gillette reports from New York.
ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known, protected lion while on a hunt in Zimbabwe has advised his patients to seek care elsewhere since becoming a target of outrage from across the world.
Walter James Palmer remained secluded in the face of protests Wednesday at his suburban Minneapolis clinic and intense condemnation online. He has not appeared in public since being identified Tuesday as a party to the lion’s death but has said in a statement that he was unaware the lion was protected and that he relied on his guides to ensure a legal hunt.
Palmer, whose practice offers general and cosmetic dentistry, is…
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