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Gervais had plenty to say about the killing of famous Zimbabwean lion Cecil, but this isn't his first rodeo:

Though many people on the Internet are reaching their saturation point with all the Cecil talk, Ricky Gervais is not some Johnny-come-lately to outrage over big game hunting. Some are finding it hypocritical that everyone has so much passion for a lion they'd never heard about until a couple days ago. Or they're sending actual insane death threats to Cecil's murderer, dentist Walter Palmer. Not Gervais, though; he's been banging the drum for animal rights since forever ago:

Sources: Ricky Gervais | Opie Radio Channel