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The Cruelty of Bullfighting

Many people here in Ecuador during the month of December are ready to go and see the bullfights, in the TV they are making big propagandas about bullfights, thousandsof people go to see the bullfights during the week, but why people want to see an animal being torture some say its tradition and others see it a way of entertainment and other say its and art
TodayI’m going to tell you the whole process the bull has to go after he gets killed in the arena and why we have to think twice if we want to go se a bullfight.

I. Introduction
A. Did youknow that each year, approximately 10,000 bulls die only in bullfights?
B. Mexico, France, Spain, Portugal, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador are where most bullfights are realized.

II.Preparing the Bull
A. Early in the morning the bulls are taken out from their habitat and are taken trucks maybe three to four at the same time, so they are all squished in one truck.
B.When they arrive at the bullfight arena they drop heavy sandbags on the bull back so that will make the bull weak
C. They shave the bulls horns, that’s illegal because it makes the bullscoordination impairs
D. A study conducted by scientists at Spain’s Salamanca University found that 20 percent of the bulls used for fighting are drugged before they step into the ring;

III.In The Ring
A. The bull enters the arena, and picadors—men on blindfolded horses—drive lances into the animal's back and neck muscles to impair his ability to lift his head.
B.Banderilleros—men on foot with brightly colored sticks—run the bull in circles until he is disoriented.
C. The matador appears and, after provoking a few exhausted charges from the dying animal,tries to kill the bull with his sword.
D. If he misses, an executioner is called in to stab the animal to death. The dagger is supposed to cut the spinal cord, but even this can be blundered,...
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