IOTD …. Images of the day, #309 …. “Cecil, the Lion … and his cubs”!!


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~~August 19, 2015~~

CECIL THE LION AND HIS CUBS

Don’t forget about him

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. He was a major attraction at the park and was being studied and tracked by the University of Oxford as part of a larger study.

Cecil was wounded with an arrow by Walter Palmer, an American recreational big-game hunter, was then tracked, and on 1 July 2015, approximately 40 hours later, killed with a rifle.

The killing drew international media attention and sparked outrage among animal conservationists, politicians and celebrities, as well as a strong negative response against Palmer. Two other men are being prosecuted in relation to the hunt, and the Zimbabwean government has stated it will seek Palmer’s extradition.

“As it appears in …. full read/full credit’

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cecil_(lion)

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A dear blogger friend taught me this concept.

You can find Michelle here: http://mchelsmusings.wordpress.com/

~IN HER OWN WORDS~

IOTD” is image of the day, a concept I came up with. I teach visual meditative therapy – or in easy terms – a mini mental holiday. For some people it is very difficult for them to get their image right. I post an image a day for people to use in their mini mental vacay. Some are serious, some are silly, and some are just beautiful!”’

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#IOTD #ImagesOfTheDay #309 #CecilTheLion #HisCubs #SouthwestAfricanLion  #PantheraLeoBleyenberghi #HwangeNationalPark #MatabelelandNorth #Zimbabwe #PoachedAndKilled #AmericanRecreationalBigGame #Hunter

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

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PALMER’S DENTAL CLINIC REOPENS

Only ONE Brave Lady Came Out to Protest the Reopening of Palmer’s Dental Clinic

She needs your help!

With the opening of the clinic, only ONE protester came out to protest. Brenda Spencer was the only protester standing in the parking lot with a sign waving at the patients going into the clinic. Thank you Brenda! I’m sure Cecil was proud of your courage and dedication to the animal kingdom.

“As it appears in …. full read/full credit”

https://cecilspride.wordpress.com/2015/08/17/only-one-brave-lady-came-out-to-protest-the-reopening-of-palmers-dental-clinic/

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~~GALLERY~~

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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


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~~August 8, 20 15~~

CECIL THE LION

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.

HortyRex©

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AS MANY KNOW

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. He was a major attraction at the park and was being studied and tracked by the University of Oxford as part of a larger study.

Cecil was shot by Walter Palmer, an American recreational big-game hunter, from Minnesota, who had wounded him with an arrow. Cecil was then tracked, and on 1 July 2015, approximately 40 hours later, was killed with a rifle.

The killing drew international media attention and sparked outrage among animal conservationists, politicians and celebrities, as well as a strong negative response against Palmer. Two other men are being prosecuted in relation to the hunt, and the Zimbabwean government has stated it will seek Palmer’s extradition.

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Walter Palmer reportedly paid US$50,000 to a professional hunter/guide, Theo Bronkhorst, to enable him to kill a lion.

Cecil was allegedly lured out of the sanctuary where he was shot and wounded with an arrow. He was tracked, and approximately 40 hours later was killed with a rifle. He was then skinned and his head was removed.

When his headless skeleton was found by park investigators, his tracking collar was missing.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cecil_(lion)

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~~GALLERY~~

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~~Beyond #CeciltheLion~~

~~Published on Aug 7, 2015~~

The trophy hunting of Cecil the Lion by Walter Palmer became a global subject of outrage, and the world did anything but sit still. Here are some of the ways Cecil’s sad death was a force for good.

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*After Cecil The Lion’s Death, Airlines Refuse To Ship Exotic Hunting Trophies*

Airlines this week began refusing to ship exotic animal-hunting trophies amid global revulsion to the killing of Cecil the lion.

Delta led the charge on Monday, announcing a ban on the freight shipment of all lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies worldwide. American Airlines soon followed suit, refusing to transport the same list of creatures, as well as many other airlines outside the USA.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/airlines-exotic-animal-trophies-cecil_55c0f839e4b0a50ad0aa8de9

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#ToStartTheDay #CecilTheLion #BeyondCecilTheLion #13YearOldMale #SouthwestAfricanLion #PantheraLeoBleyenberghi #HwangeNationalPark #MatabelelandNorth #Zimbabwe #WalterPalmer #AmericanRecreationalBigGameHunter #Minnesota #BowAndArrow #ShotWithRifle #Airlines #TrophyHunting #TakePictures #RealMan #BeFair #WildCRU #ArtofAaronBlaise #TheLaceyAct #Photoshop

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

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HONORING CECIL

~~Speed Paint – Photoshop Cecil the Lion~~

~~Published on Jul 30, 2015~~

The Art of Aaron Blaise

Cecil the lion in early July was lured out of his reserve in Zimbabwe and killed by American trophy hunter, Walter Palmer. Watch as Aaron creates a moving tribute to Cecil the lion.

PRINTS NOW AVAILABLE: https://creatureartteacher.com/cecil-…
100% Of Profits going to WildCRU – The organization originally, studying and protecting Cecil and his pride.

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We ALL are connected through NATURE!! 

in honour of cecil the lion

We ALL are ONE!! 

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