I would like to talk about connection – specifically the connection between our love of the natural world and the animals we profess to love. To start: Why did the death of Cecil spark such outrage—and start a movement to end trophy hunting in Africa? Over 600 lions are killed each year in trophy hunts, so why did Cecil become so famous after he was illegally killed? One reason is that he had a name, and he was famous in Zimbabwe. It has been reported in the press…