Minnesota Dentist Re-Opens Office After Cecil Backlash
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The dental practice of a Minnesota man who killed a well-known lion in Zimbabwe has reopened.
Walter Palmer's River Bluff Dental said in a tweet Monday that it was beginning to see patients again. The tweet said Palmer wasn't at the office.
Palmer's office in suburban Minneapolis had been closed since late July after a barrage of criticism for Palmer over the killing of a protected lion named Cecil. Palmer says he relied on his hunting guides to ensure a legal hunt in Zimbabwe.
An Associated Press reporter saw people going in and out of River Bluff Dental. A security guard posted outside the building Monday declined to answer questions and told the reporter he had to leave.
Palmer has not returned repeated calls for comment.