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Cecil the lion: US hunter 'regrets' killing

A US dentist who killed a lion in Zimbabwe says he regrets shooting the animal.

Walter Palmer a dentist from Minnesota is believed to have paid about $50,000 (£32,000) to hunt Cecil.

Zimbabwe is battling to curb illegal hunting and poaching which threatens to make some of its wildlife extinct.

Karen Allen reports.

  • 29 Jul 2015
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