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Notorious Lion Killer Falls To Death While Chasing His Prey

By Ashish Ranjan, 24 February 2018

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Hunting is a profession which is not always taken in good spirit by many people all across the world. Hunters are often criticized for their acts of killing animals. They are known to be very tough at heart who would kill animals without thinking much about it. Animal lovers don’t tolerate a lion killer and these cruel acts on animals. They have always been vocal about the animal rights.

1A hunter from Italy got criticized for releasing picture with killed animals

There is one veterinarian and hunter from Italy who is very infamous for his acts of releasing pictures of him posing with the killed animals. People lambasted this hunter for his indifferent acts. He did not show any kind of sympathy for the killed animals. He was very brazen in his acts.

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2A picture with killed lion was released by him

The lion killer’s audacity to show pictures of killed animals was criticized by many people. He recently came out with picture showing a lion killed by him. His move drew the ire of internet. The hunter was known with the name Luciano Ponzetto. He recently slipped on ice and fell down 100 feet resulting in his death. He slipped on ice and fell in a ravine. He died immediately after falling into the ravine.

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3Luciano killed by slipping into a ravine while chasing a prey

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“We were called by the mountain rescue services who had been alerted to the incident by someone who was out with him,” an Italian police spokesperson told, confirming his death.The death of Luciano was first reported by the Italian outlets such as Corriere Della Sera and Torina Today on 10 December 2016. He was chasing prey while he slipped on ice and fell into a ravine.

Luciano killed by slipping into a ravine while chasing a prey

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4The accident took place at an altitude 2,200 meters

Luciano the lion killer left early in the morning for his hunting trip along a friend on the day of his death. He headed towards the valley of the Rio Giassetto. The accident took place at an altitude 2,200 meters in the valley of Colle Delle Oche, above Pianprato.

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5Luciano was a very decent climber

Luciano was a very decent climber and nobody would have thought that he would die this way. But, as the fate would have it, he lost his balance and tumbled into a deep ravine a few dozen meters. Police and mountaineering experts then searched for his body for about an hour.

uciano was a very decent climber

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6Luciano died immediately after falling into ravine

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After Luciano’s body was recovered, it was made out that he would have died instantly after falling into the ravine. Initially, people did not believe about the death of Luciano. However, it was all over the news soon. People would think that despite Luciano being adept at his profession, he died this way.

Luciano died immediately after falling into ravine

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7Luciano’s body was recovered by helicopter

“His body was recovered by helicopter and taken to a local hospital,” the spokesperson added, before saying “It looks like he slipped and fell when he was out hunting. He died instantly and there was nothing that could be done.”

Luciano’s body was recovered by helicopter

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8Luciano was in the habit of killing animals

Luciano was a lion killer who was in the habit of killing animals and posing with their dead bodies. People on the internet had heavily criticized Luciano in November 2015 when his picture showing him with trophy kills circulated online. Many social media users even threatened him for death. Many social media users also sent hate mails to Luciano.

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9Luciano was very upset about the criticisms

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Luciano was very upset about the whole incident and he also threatened drastic legal action against people who had sent death threats to him. Luciano was someone who used to always speak good about his profession. He said that veterinary work was “not incompatible with hunting, either morally or professionally.”

Luciano was very upset about the criticisms

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10Luciano had always maintained that he did nothing wrong

People from all over the world were reacting to the Luciano’s pictures with killed animals. And, the angry reaction were just too much for Luciano. He always maintained that he did nothing wrong despite the flak from the people from all across the world.

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11The incident forced him to resign from his job at the kennel business

The controversy became too big for him eventually. The incident forced him to resign from his job at the kennel business. He was working as a medical director there. Clearly, the global criticism was just too much for the hunter.

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12Luciano said that he always loved animals

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However, As a lion killer, Luciano had always maintained that he had done nothing wrong prior to his death. He said, “I know that I have done nothing wrong. I am being criticized by people who do not know me, I have always loved my work and I have always loved animals.”

Luciano said that he always loved animals

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