2012 carnage”- over 150 wild boars were killed. The hunt was organised by tennis player turned businessman Ion Tiriac, who is also one of the country's richest men.
Tiriac holds the lease to the Balc hunting facilities in northwest Romania, where the gathering took place. He had 30 businessmen guests as:Wolfgang Porsche and Klaus Mangold of DaimlerChrysler, Elan Schwartzenberg and Spanish banker Jose Merino Jimenez.
The international environmental group Vier Pfoten has criticized the size of the hunt. “It’s time that this kind of animal massacre comes to an end. We are not questioning the legality of this hunting event but its magnitude, as in the last six years around 1,200 wild boar were killed in the Balc area,” Veronica Tulpan.
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