- The Washington Times - Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Actress Mia Farrow was so outraged by the story of a Minnesota dentist killing a popular Zimbabwean lion named Cecil that she took it upon herself to tweet the hunter’s picture and address to her 654,000 followers.

“#CecilTheLion- Gentle protector of 6 cubs. Loved by many. Killed by Dentist Walter Palmer,” the tweet read, followed by Mr. Palmer’s address, Twitchy reported.

Facing criticism, Ms. Farrow deleted the tweet and posted a new message that replaced Mr. Palmer’s address with the city where his office is located.

“#CecilTheLion -Gentle protector of 6 cubs. Loved by many. Killed by Dentist Walter Palmer Office in Bloomington, MN,” the tweet read.

Many Twitter users responding to Ms. Farrow questioned her intentions in airing Mr. Palmer’s address.

“Seriously? Are we hoping for this guy’s death? Jail time yes but why are we sending a mob?” one user asked.

“I mean seriously… if someone kills this guy because of @MiaFarrow doxing tweet will she be held accountable?” another asked.

Mr. Palmer, who paid at least $50,000 to hunt a lion, said he relied on the expertise of local guides and didn’t know until the hunt had ended that the lion he killed was Cecil, a 13-year-old lion and major tourist draw at Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park.

Two men arrested in the lion’s death were released Wednesday by a court in Zimbabwe on $1,000 bail each.

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