Cecil Tag

Fifteen months after Zimbabwe's two infamous lion killings earned the Lower Dete Valley its reputation as the graveyard of Hwange National Park’s big cats, Oscar Nkala visited the area to...

In the wake of the killing of Cecil by trophy hunter Walter Palmer, Gareth Patterson investigated how and why the US trophy-hunting industry has been funding scientific field research on...

Why did Cecil’s shooting become such a big issue? What we are witnessing, writes Gareth Patterson, is one of the largest demonstrations of the power of civil society – driven...