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.
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.”