Interesting communications crisis happening right now on the Internet.  As you may be aware, a Minnesota dentist apparently paid $55,000 to go big game hunting in Zimbabwe and (perhaps inadvertently) wound up killing a lion popular with locals and tourists:

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jul/28/killer-of-cecil-the-lion-was-american-zimbabwe-officials-claim

The outcry globally has been quite fierce.  Consider this:

- the Yelp page for the dentistry practice is full of all sorts of negative reviews - http://www.yelp.com/biz/river-bluff-dental-bloomington

- the company's website was sluggish earlier today and now is completely offline (503 error often comes with an overload) - http://www.riverbluffdental.com/

- the company's Facebook page seems to have been taken down (perhaps by the company itself?)

And a great amount of venom spewed at them in many other forums across the Internet.

It seems like the company is trying to react on Twitter:

https://twitter.com/RiverBlufDental
https://twitter.com/RiverBlufDental/with_replies

but I am admittedly a bit suspicious because:

1. The Twitter account misspells "Bluff" with only one F.

2. The Twitter account was created today and has only 36 tweets (at the time I write this)

Maybe it's real...  but I'm wondering if either someone set up a fake account... or someone took control of the real account.

Either way, we are currently seeing a level of Internet vigilantism in play here.

As communicators, are you ready for something like this?
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