A big-game hunter becomes the hunted after killing a famous lion.

FOX News Radio's Steve Rappoport has the story.  

Police in Zimbabwe continue the search for Walter James Palmer, the American dentist who killed a protected lion.

(Protester) "He's not even a human being as far as I'm concerned."

Hundreds of protesters gathered outside Palmer's Minnesota clinic Wednesday.

(Protester) "It upsets me that people can be so stupid to take a life like that, whether it's human or not." 

Authorities say Palmer shot Cecil the lion after he and two Zimbabwean guides lured the cat out of a national park. Cecil was later beheaded and skinned.

Palmer issued a statement saying he didn't know Cecil was protected and thought the hunt was legal. He also advised his patients to find a new dentist.

Steve Rappoport, FOX News Radio.