Gawker reported that Cecil the Lion’s brother, Jericho, “who is also a lion,” had been killed, citing a CNN report. Many on Twitter used this Gawker blog post to scoff at CNN for pointing out that Jericho “is also a lion” — when CNN didn’t actually use those words at all.
It was Gawker writer Brendan O’Connor.
But that didn’t stop the CNN mockery:
(For the record… It seems Jericho isn’t actually dead after all, and is in fact, alive.)