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The devils celebrate with fire: Mob sets bull on fire at Spanish festival

The cruel tradition sees men strap huge horns made of wood coated in tar to the poor animal’s head. The attachments are then set on fire.

HANA CARTER: ‘Toro de Fuego — meaning “bull of fire” — has been a day of festivities in Spain for centuries… The cruel tradition sees men strap huge horns made of wood coated in tar to the poor animal’s head. The attachments are then set on fire, causing the terrified animals to smash into walls in an attempt to free themselves from the flames…

More than 3,000 bulls are torched across the country each year, activists say. The latest shocking footage of the cruel tradition was filmed in the ancient town of Medinaceli. Despite phones being banned by organizers, animal rights group Anima Naturalis managed to expose the brutal event. In the footage, the bull, thought to be just a few years old, whips its head in a blind panic in front of a cheering crowd…

PETA director Elisa Allen said the “agony the bulls must suffer is almost unimaginable”… she said: “The fiery balls can burn for hours and they burn the bulls’ horns, eyes and other parts of their bodies and cause tremendous stress. “It’s totally understandable that compassionate people would want to do anything they can to ease the bulls’ suffering. “And history will not look back kindly on the people who support and enforce this sadistic and archaic event, of which the vast majority of Spanish people are ashamed”.’ SOURCE… MORE…


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