Cecil lives on. The father of these eight handsome little cubs is Xanda, one of Cecil’s sons. The video shows them roaming free at Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. Cecil the lion was killed one year ago by American dentist Walter Palmer. More than 1,500 lions are killed each year by trophy hunters like Palmer. If you want to know more about Cecil’s legacy and the movement to end big game hunting, read this excellent article in The Guardian .