A dentist from Minnesota who’s known for cleaning teeth and fixing smiles is now known for murdering a popular lion in Zimbabwe. 

Dr. Walter Palmer, a dentist practicing at River Bluff Dental in Bloomington, Minnesota has been under investigation for killing Cecil the lion – one of the most famous animals in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park.  

According to a report by The Telegraph, Palmer paid close to $55, 0000 to shoot and kill the beloved lion with his bow and arrow. 

As soon as this news spread and it was confirmed that Palmer was the person who killed the lion, people took social media and Yelp to express their disgust over the matter.