Cecil the Lion to be immortalized as a Beanie Baby

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Beanie Baby manufacturer Ty Inc. today announced a "Cecil the Lion" Beanie Baby, created in memory of the lion in Zimbabwe who was killed by a now widely reviled American dentist and trophy hunter.

All profits are promised to go to Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU) in Oxford, England, says the toy company's CEO Ty Warner.

[via Laughing Squid]