Minnesota Dentist Who Killed Cecil the Lion Returns to Work

The Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion returned to work Tuesday after weeks away, walking silently into his small dental practice, past swarming media and a handful of protesters calling for him to be sent to Zimbabwe to face trial.

Walter Palmer had largely retreated from public view since he was identified as Cecil's killer in July, offering little insight into the hunt that until a Sunday interview with The Associated Press in which he defended the kill as legal and announced his plan to return to work.

Some of the uproar bubbled up shortly after sunrise Tuesday as a security guard whisked Palmer inside the clinic, past reporters shouting questions and a protester r