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US govt never minded Americans killing rare lions before Cecil -- WikiLeaks document

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'Though Obama administration officials say they are “deeply concerned” with what has happened and are eager to help the Zimbabwean government with an investigation if need be, the recently leaked document makes the issue more complicated. The memo implies that the only thing the US government is concerned about in the matter is “serious risks that Americans could be implicated in smuggling and poaching operations,” with no apparent sympathy for the endangered species being killed merely for fun by rich tourists.'

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