Tributes Pouring Out For Cecil Ahead For World Lion Day

After world outrage over Cecil The Lion’s poaching by trophy hunters, the tributes continue to pour out for Zimbabwe’s beloved cat.And with World Lion Day approaching on August 10, this year there is even more awareness of the plight of lions in Africa.

Animal Planet announced it will dedicate its 12-hour lion programming marathon to Cecil.

Related: Betty White Speaks Out On The Killing Of Cecil The Lion

The day’s schedule will shed light on the species that is going in decline, largely due to poaching.

Related: Brother Of Cecil The Lion Not Killed After All

Animal Planet‘s World Lion Day marathon begins Monday, August 10, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m..



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