Cecil the lion’s killer paid California $45,000 at auction to bag trophy elk August 7, 2015 California

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...Six years before Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer ignited a global firestorm when he killed an African lion named Cecil, he posed for a photo beside the carcass of another trophy – one he killed 60 miles from Sacramento.  It was a bull tule elk, and its majestic antlers were a near world record. Like his $50,000 hunt for Cecil, Palmer’s California trophy didn’t come cheap. He paid $45,000...



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