The infamous vet who sparked a backlash after posing with the big game animals he shot, died while hunting birds in Italy. 55-year-old Luciano Ponzetto had a veterinary clinic near Turin. After pictures of him with trophy kills emerged on social media, animal rights activists started a campaign against him. The vet also received some death threats. But Ponzetto’s last hunting trip proved to be fatal.
The infamous vet Luciano Ponzetto enjoyed hunting big game animals as a hobby
After pictures of him with trophy kills emerged on social media, it sparked a massive backlash
The latest news report the notorious vet just died in an accident while hunting wild birds
The vet slipped on the ice and fell 100ft down a rivine while trying to shoot wild birds. An Italian police officer told The Sun: “His body was recovered by helicopter and taken to a local hospital… It looks like he slipped and fell when he was out hunting. He died instantly and there was nothing that could be done.”