Is Jericho alive? Fate of Cecil the lion’s brother unsure after mixed reports of another illegal killing

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ZIMBABWE — The brother of slain Cecil the lion, named Jericho, still appears to be ‘alive and well’ after possible false reports of the lion’s illegal killing.

CNN first reported that Jericho was killed Saturday in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe.

That information came from a senior park official, according to CNN.

According to various sources, including lion researchers, the GPS signal on Jericho indicates he is doing just fine.

Cecil the lion was killed illegally by an American dentist, and Zimbabwe is seeking the extradition of Walter Palmer on accusations that he and others illegally hunted the lion, authorities said.