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Sculpture “The Lion: dedicated to Cecil

Posted on Aug, 12, 2015
Contributed to WCHV by WCHV

sesil-lionAccording to the Radio France, Parviz Tanavoli, an Iranian sculpture has dedicated one of his works, known as “the Lion” to Cecil, with the goal of helping the Animal Protection societies. Cecil was a lion that was killed by an American hunter in a natural preserve parks of Zimbabwe. He was one of the most popular lions known all over the world and his kill created a wave of sorrow and protest from the part of animal lovers. Parviz Tanavoli has said: “The savage slaughter of Cecil in Zimbabwe has broken my heart and I have dedicated one of my latest lion sculptures to commemorate his name in the hope of having contributed to the process of stopping violence towards living creatures”.

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