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Twitter Reactions to Cecil the Lion Killing

The Most Heartbreaking Reactions to the Killing of Cecil the Lion

The Internet isn't holding back reactions over the killing of Cecil the Lion (the favourite face of Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park) and especially over the Minnesota-based dentist responsible for the tragedy. The 13-year-old lion who established a name among tourists was lured away from legal grounds at night, and then shot with a bow and arrow, only to suffer for nearly two days before being killed, skinned, and beheaded. Walter Palmer, the Minnesota-based dentist who allegedly paid $74,400 for the ultimate "prize," now says he regrets killing the lion although he believes he did so legally.

Consequently, users have been attacking Palmer all over social media. Even Yelp is rushing to clean up the ever-growing negative reviews on his page.

Ahead, see the top Twitter reactions that tell us how people really feel about the situation:

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