When it comes to territorial creatures, billionaires may rank right up there with grey wolves and tigers.
Two disputes in California stemming from billionaire property disputes show that for today's rich, privacy and territory may be the ultimate luxury.
The first involves Mark Zuckerberg. According to an article in the San Jose Mercury-News, a California real-estate developer is suing Zuckerberg claiming the billionaire Facebook CEO breached a property contract.
A local developer, Mircea Voskerician, had agreed to buy a piece of property behind Zuckerberg's home for $4.8 million. Zuckerberg didn't want development around his house, so he paid Voskerician $1.7 million to give up the right to the property, and then another $4.8 million to buy it from the owner.