January 29, 2023

In Zimbabwe, We Don’t Cry for Lions 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Cecil who? I wondered. When I turned on the news and discovered that the messages were about a lion killed by an American dentist, the village boy inside me instinctively cheered: One lion fewer to menace families like mine.

My excitement was doused when I realized that the lion killer was being painted as the villain.

Source: In Zimbabwe, We Don’t Cry for Lions – The New York Times