Transcript for Authorities in Zimbabwe are Requesting Extradition of Dentist Walter Palmer Over Lion Death
And now to the American dentists to sparked international outrage for killing a beloved lion. The dentist a big game hunter here with the different lion protesters all week outside his office in Minneapolis. Tonight the Zimbabwe is requesting he be extradited to face charges. A BC's Alex Perez is in Minneapolis tonight. At doctor Walter Palmer's upscale suburban Minneapolis home for old girl who are spread of ABC news what you productive are the dentists who incited an international uproar when he killed Cecil the lion was nowhere to be found mail piling up outside. And hear from homers off but still no sign of the doctor doors closed. ABC news has learned doctor homers representative has voluntarily contacted US fish and wildlife officials. Web once that investigation the agency tweeting today we appreciate the cooperation investigation is ongoing tonight new details on what exactly happened. July 1 the doctor Palmer and his hunting guides. Come across an elephant carcass they decide to use his bait. About 10 PM Cecil comes along and Dr. homer fires his bow and arrow the crew goes home for the night when they return it dawned homer shoots again this time killing the line. According to the guy did this is when they realize Cecil is a collared protected Lyon and they were devastated. The incident sparking anger across the globe authorities in Zimbabwe now demanding Palmer's extradition. He processes and obstructed. And we are looking. Forward school he's extradition. And tonight we've learned these cubs fathered by Cecil are being protected by his brother Alex Phares ABC news many up.
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