Photographers take pictures of the lion carcass before it's publicly dissected at Odense Zoo in Denmark. It was the zoo's second public dissection of a lion in four months. Sidsel Overgaard for NPR hide caption

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Danes Say Zoo Dissections Fit With Country's 'Very Honest' Parenting

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In a speech on Monday, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe said his compatriots failed to protect Cecil the lion. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP hide caption

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Zimbabwe's President Blames 'Vandals' For Killing Cecil The Lion

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Jericho the lion, right, seen here fighting with Cecil last year, was the subject of competing stories Saturday, as groups in Zimbabwe disagreed over whether he had been killed. KEN WATKINS/SN /Landov hide caption

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In this image taken from a November 2012 video, Cecil the lion is shown in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. Paula French via AP hide caption

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Death Of Beloved Lion Heats Up Criticism Of Big Game Hunting

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Cecil the lion is shown walking in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park in a YouTube video from July 9, 2015. Credit: Bryan Orford Bryan Orford/YouTube hide caption

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Investigation Underway Into Killing Of Cecil, Zimbabwe's Best Known Lion

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The lions at the Copenhagen Zoo eat the remains of a healthy young giraffe named Marius in February. It's unclear whether the lion pictured was one of those euthanized. Kasper Palsnov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Arizona restaurant sold lion meat burgers in 2010 in an attempt to drum up business during the World Cup soccer tournament held in South Africa. Matt York/AP hide caption

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Richard Turere speaks at the TED2013 conference in Long Beach, Calif. With a simple invention, the Kenyan teen figured out a way to keep cows and their predators safe. James Duncan Davidson hide caption

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